Ecrins National Park tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ecrins National Park in Isere

Visit Ecrins National Park: highlights and tourist information

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Ecrins National Park is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 58 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Ecrins National Park is 533 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park in the heart of the French Alps: Ecrins National Park

Popular places to visit nearby include La Grave at 14 km and Valgaudemar Valley at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ecrins National Park, 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 Ecrins National Park 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 Ecrins National Park

Markets in and near Ecrins National Park

  • Vallouise: market Thursday (13km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (14km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (21km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (35km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (37km)

More information about Ecrins National Park, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ecrins National Park, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ecrins National Park.

Grand sites of France

  • Vallee de la Claree (25km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (14km)
  • Domaine de Charance (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (10km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (22km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (36km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (46km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecrins National Park

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: na

Distance to Ecrins National Park

from Grenoble (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 533 km

from Calais: 749 km

from Nice: 154 km

from Bordeaux: 546 km

from Strasbourg: 421 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ecrins National Park from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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This page in French: Visiter Ecrins National Park