La Forteresse tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Forteresse: highlights and tourist information

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La Forteresse is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: La Forteresse is 458 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 20 km and Pont-en-Royans at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Forteresse, 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 La Forteresse 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 La Forteresse

Markets in and near La Forteresse

  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (7km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (7km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (12km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (17km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)

More information about La Forteresse, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Forteresse, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (58km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (32km)
  • Vercors (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (28km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (38km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (43km)
  • Jardin japonais (49km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (53km)
  • Parc Jouvet (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (25km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (26km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (27km)
  • Mont Jalla (27km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (41km)
  • Mont Granier (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (12km)
  • Morestel (42km)
  • Nances (45km)
  • Montelier (50km)
  • Chaponnay (52km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (59km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Forteresse

Canton: Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38590

Distance to La Forteresse

from Grenoble (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 458 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 231 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 407 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaucroissant, Brion, Chantesse, Chasselay, Cras, Izeaux, Morette, Plan, Polienas, Quincieu, Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs, Saint-Geoirs, Saint-Michel-de-Saint-Geoirs, Saint-Paul-d'Izeaux, Serre-Nerpol, Sillans and Vatilieu.

This page in French: Visiter La Forteresse