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La Frette tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Frette in Isere

Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 26 km from La Frette

Visit La Frette: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 26 km and Palais Ideal at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Frette, 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 Frette in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

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

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 45 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


at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 49 km (direction west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest...

See Malleval guide


Ski resort at 51 km (direction east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Isere

Map of places to visit near La Frette


Markets in and near La Frette

  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (6km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (14km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (17km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (18km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (21km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (25km)

More information about La Frette, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Frette, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (53km)
  • Aquarium de Lyon (57km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (58km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (36km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (48km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (48km)
  • Jardin japonais (53km)
  • Parc de Gerland (58km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (35km)
  • Mont Jalla (35km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (37km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (37km)
  • Mont Granier (45km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (51km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (58km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (23km)
  • Morestel (33km)
  • Nances (41km)
  • Chaponnay (42km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (58km)

Geography and distances

La Frette is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: La Frette is 448 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Frette

Canton: Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38260

Distance to La Frette

from Grenoble (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 448 km

from Calais: 670 km

from Nice: 241 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bevenais, Brezins, Burcin, Eydoche, Gillonnay, Le Grand-Lemps, Longechenal, Mottier, Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs, Saint-Hilaire-de-la-Cote and Sillans.

This page in French: Visiter La Frette

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