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Faramans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Palais Ideal at 19 km from Faramans

Visit Faramans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Palais Ideal at 19 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Faramans, 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 Faramans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 19 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 34 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


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

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


Ski resort at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide

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

Map of places to visit near Faramans


Markets in and near Faramans

  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (12km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (15km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (27km)

Hotels near Faramans

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Tourist attractions near Faramans, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (46km)
  • Parc de Gerland (48km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (49km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (40km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (42km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (43km)
  • Oeillon Crest (43km)
  • Mont Jalla (48km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (32km)
  • Saint-Gervais (32km)
  • Morestel (39km)
  • Ecully (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (49km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (59km)

Geography and distances

Faramans is in the east of France at 49 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Faramans is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Faramans

Canton: Côte-Saint-André

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38260

Distance to Faramans

from Grenoble (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 665 km

from Nice: 251 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arzay, Balbins, Bossieu, Commelle, Marcilloles, Ornacieux, Pajay, Penol, Pommier-de-Beaurepaire, Saint-Julien-de-l'Herms, Sardieu and Semons.

This page in French: Visiter Faramans

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