Gieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gieres: highlights and tourist information

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Gieres 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: Gieres is 485 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 5 km and Vizille at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gieres, 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 Gieres 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 Gieres

Markets in and near Gieres

  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (4km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (10km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (13km)

More information about Gieres, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Gieres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (23km)
  • Vercors (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (5km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (12km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (23km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (6km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (13km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (31km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (32km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (33km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (33km)
  • Mont Granier (33km)
  • Mont Aiguille (42km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (43km)
  • La Meije (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (24km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gieres

Canton: Eybens

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38610

Distance to Gieres

from Grenoble (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 485 km

from Calais: 705 km

from Nice: 202 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 407 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biviers, Bresson, Corenc, Domene, Echirolles, Eybens, Grenoble, Herbeys, La Tronche, Le Versoud, Meylan, Montbonnot-Saint-Martin, Murianette, Poisat, Saint-Martin-d'Heres, Saint-Martin-d'Uriage, Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux and Venon.

This page in French: Visiter Gieres