Gillonnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gillonnay in Isere

Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l\'Abbaye at 25 km from Gillonnay

Visit Gillonnay: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gillonnay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l\'Abbaye at 25 km and Palais Ideal at 26 km.

Gillonnay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Cremieu guide


Ski resort at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

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

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval artworks...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

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at 48 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

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at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit to Belley...

See Belley guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide

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Map of places to visit near Gillonnay


Markets in and near Gillonnay

  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (7km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (17km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (18km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (21km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Gillonnay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Gillonnay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (53km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (54km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (40km)
  • Jardin japonais (51km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (51km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (52km)
  • Parc de Gerland (54km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (36km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (38km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (39km)
  • Mont Jalla (39km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (54km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (25km)
  • Morestel (34km)
  • Chaponnay (39km)
  • Nances (44km)
  • Ecully (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (55km)

Geography and distances

Gillonnay is in the east of France at 40 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Gillonnay is 445 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gillonnay

Canton: Côte-Saint-André

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38260

Distance to Gillonnay

from Grenoble (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 445 km

from Calais: 669 km

from Nice: 244 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 401 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brezins, Commelle, Eydoche, La Cote-Saint-Andre, La Frette, Longechenal, Mottier, Nantoin, Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs and Saint-Hilaire-de-la-Cote.

This page in French: Visiter Gillonnay