Granieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Granieu in Isere

Photo is of Belley at 20 km from Granieu

Visit Granieu: highlights and tourist information

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Granieu 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 Granieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 20 km and Chambery at 27 km.

Granieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide


Ski resort at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found...

See Perouges guide


Ski resort at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy, enhanced further...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional region to...

See Lake Annecy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat to explore...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on the banks...

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on the shores of...

See Talloires guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 58 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

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Markets in and near Granieu

  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (9km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (12km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (20km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Granieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Granieu, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (28km)
  • Massif des Bauges (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (22km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (39km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (30km)
  • Mont Jalla (45km)
  • Gorges du Fier (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (4km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (12km)
  • Nances (16km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (27km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (35km)
  • Saint-Gervais (45km)

Geography and distances

Granieu is in the east of France at 47 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Granieu is 437 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Granieu

Canton: Pont-de-Beauvoisin

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38490

Distance to Granieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 437 km

from Calais: 656 km

from Nice: 249 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 370 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aoste, Bregnier-Cordon, Chimilin, Corbelin, Faverges-de-la-Tour, Fitilieu, Izieu, La Batie-Montgascon, Les Avenieres, Murs-et-Gelignieux, Romagnieu, Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers and Veyrins-Thuellin.

This page in French: Visiter Granieu