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Fontaine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grenoble at 3 km from Fontaine

Visit Fontaine: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaine is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 3 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Fontaine is 479 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 3 km and Vizille at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaine, 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 Fontaine 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 Fontaine


Markets in and near Fontaine

Market days in Fontaine: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday;

  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (8km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (11km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (12km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (14km)

More information about Fontaine, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Fontaine, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (24km)
  • Vercors (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (5km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (15km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (3km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (17km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (25km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (25km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (26km)
  • Mont Granier (36km)
  • Mont Aiguille (40km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (16km)
  • Nances (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine

Canton: Fontaine

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38600

Distance to Fontaine

from Grenoble (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 479 km

from Calais: 700 km

from Nice: 208 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corenc, Echirolles, Engins, Eybens, Grenoble, La Tronche, Noyarey, Poisat, Saint-Egreve, Saint-Martin-d'Heres, Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux, Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte, Sassenage, Seyssinet-Pariset and Seyssins.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine

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