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Visit Echirolles: highlights and tourist information

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Echirolles is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 5 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Echirolles is 485 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 5 km and Vizille at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Echirolles, 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 Echirolles in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Echirolles

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

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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