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Engins tourism and travel guide

Photo of Engins in Isere

Photo is of Grenoble at 9 km from Engins

Visit Engins: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 9 km and Vizille at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Engins, 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 Engins in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Ski resort at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


Ski resort at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mens guide


Ski resort at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and...

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 47 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


Church at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


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

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

See Chambery guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide

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

Map of places to visit near Engins


Markets in and near Engins

  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (12km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Vif: market Friday (14km)

More information about Engins, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Engins, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (27km)
  • Vercors (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (10km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (17km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (9km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (20km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (20km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (20km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (21km)
  • Mont Aiguille (38km)
  • Mont Granier (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (11km)

Geography and distances

Engins is in the east of France at 9 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Engins is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Engins

Canton: Villard-de-Lans

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38360

Distance to Engins

from Grenoble (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 699 km

from Nice: 210 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 412 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autrans, Fontaine, Lans-en-Vercors, Saint-Egreve, Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte, Sassenage and Seyssins.

This page in French: Visiter Engins

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