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Gieres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grenoble at 5 km from Gieres

Visit Gieres: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Grenoble guide
Vizille

Vizille

at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Vizille guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide
Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez

Ski resort at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
 
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Deux-Alpes

Deux-Alpes

Ski resort at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Mens

Mens

at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Mens guide
Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Church at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park...

See Ecrins National Park guide

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Map of places to visit near Gieres

 
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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)

Hotels near Gieres

More information about Gieres, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Gieres, France

What to do at Gieres? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Gieres is in the east of France at 5 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Gieres is 485 kilometres from Paris).

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

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