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La Forteresse tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Forteresse in Isere

Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 20 km from La Forteresse

Visit La Forteresse: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 30 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide
 
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Vizille

Vizille

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 47 km (direction east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort...

See Les-7-Laux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

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

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Chambery

Chambery

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

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

See Chambery guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

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

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez

Ski resort at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Valence

Valence

at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a...

See Valence guide

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Map of places to visit near La Forteresse

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near La Forteresse, France

What to do at La Forteresse? 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

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

La Forteresse is in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: La Forteresse is 458 kilometres from Paris).

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

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