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Dionay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dionay in Isere

Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 3 km from Dionay

Visit Dionay: highlights and tourist information

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Dionay is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 3 km and Palais Ideal at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dionay, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Dionay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction south)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 16 km (direction west-north-west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs...

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction...

See Valence guide


Ski resort at 40 km (direction east)

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has...

See Grenoble guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages...

See Malleval guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 45 km (direction north-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau...

See Vizille guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among...

See Pelussin guide


at 60 km (direction south-east)

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but...

See Mens guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Isere

Map of places to visit near Dionay


Markets in and near Dionay

  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (10km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (18km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (21km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (24km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (28km)

Hotels near Dionay

More information about Dionay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Dionay, France

What to do at Dionay? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Dionay.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (31km)
  • Parc Jouvet (40km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (41km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (20km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (23km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (24km)
  • Mont Jalla (39km)
  • Mont Aiguille (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (20km)
  • Montelier (33km)
  • Nances (62km)

Geography and distances

Dionay is in the east of France at 40 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Dionay is 461 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dionay

Canton: Saint-Marcellin

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38160

Distance to Dionay

from Grenoble (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 461 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 233 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 422 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Dionay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessins, Chevrieres, Montfalcon, Montmiral, Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye and Saint-Appolinard.

This page in French: Visiter Dionay

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