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Echirolles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grenoble at 5 km from Echirolles

Visit Echirolles: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Echirolles in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 5 km and Vizille at 9 km.

Echirolles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort at 5 km (direction )

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great deal...

See Grenoble guide


at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide
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at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 37 km (direction south)

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


Church at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to...

See Chambery guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide

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Markets in and near Echirolles

Market days in Echirolles: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday & Friday;

  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (0km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (3km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Vif: market Friday (11km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (11km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (14km)

More information about Echirolles, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Echirolles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (28km)
  • Vercors (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (7km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (9km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (6km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (12km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (24km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (25km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (26km)
  • Mont Aiguille (36km)
  • Mont Granier (39km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (39km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (20km)

Geography and distances

Echirolles is in the east of France at 5 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Echirolles is 485 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Echirolles

Canton: Échirolles

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38130

Distance to Echirolles

from Grenoble (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 485 km

from Calais: 706 km

from Nice: 202 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 412 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bresson, Brie-et-Angonnes, Champagnier, Claix, Eybens, Fontaine, Gieres, Grenoble, Herbeys, Jarrie, Le Pont-de-Claix, Montchaboud, Poisat, Saint-Martin-d'Heres, Seyssinet-Pariset and Seyssins.

This page in French: Visiter Echirolles


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