Laffrey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laffrey in Isere

Photo is of Vizille at 6 km from Laffrey

Visit Laffrey: highlights and tourist information

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Laffrey 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 Laffrey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vizille at 6 km and Grenoble at 18 km.

Laffrey, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction )

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


Ski resort at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 23 km (direction south)

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide
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Church at 27 km (direction south-east)

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction east)

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 48 km (direction east)

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park...

See Ecrins National Park guide

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Markets in and near Laffrey

  • Vizille: market Tuesday (6km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (6km)
  • Vif: market Friday (9km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (12km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (20km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (20km)

More information about Laffrey, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Laffrey, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (29km)
  • Chartreuse (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (6km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (20km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (39km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (5km)
  • Mont Jalla (20km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (27km)
  • Mont Aiguille (27km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (27km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (30km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (38km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (41km)
  • La Meije (42km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (30km)

Geography and distances

Laffrey is in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Laffrey is 499 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laffrey

Canton: Vizille

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38220

Distance to Laffrey

from Grenoble (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 499 km

from Calais: 720 km

from Nice: 189 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champ-sur-Drac, Cholonge, Monteynard, Notre-Dame-de-Commiers, Notre-Dame-de-Mesage, Saint-Georges-de-Commiers, Saint-Pierre-de-Mesage, Saint-Theoffrey, Sechilienne, Villard-Saint-Christophe and Vizille.

This page in French: Visiter Laffrey


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