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Lans-en-Vercors tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lans-en-Vercors in Isere

Photo is of Grenoble at 13 km from Lans-en-Vercors

Visit Lans-en-Vercors: highlights and tourist information

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Lans-en-Vercors is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 13 km and Vizille at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lans-en-Vercors, 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 Lans-en-Vercors in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Ski resort at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mens guide


Ski resort at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


Ski resort at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and...

See Deux-Alpes guide


Church at 45 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
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


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

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

See Chambery guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 63 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable highlight...

See Crest guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lans-en-Vercors


Markets in and near Lans-en-Vercors

  • Autrans: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (9km)
  • Vif: market Friday (10km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (17km)

More information about Lans-en-Vercors, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Lans-en-Vercors, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (26km)
  • Chartreuse (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (15km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (16km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (14km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (14km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (15km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (16km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (19km)
  • Mont Aiguille (32km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (43km)
  • Mont Granier (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (12km)
  • Montelier (49km)

Geography and distances

Lans-en-Vercors is in the east of France at 13 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Lans-en-Vercors is 482 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lans-en-Vercors

Canton: Villard-de-Lans

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38250

Distance to Lans-en-Vercors

from Grenoble (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 482 km

from Calais: 704 km

from Nice: 207 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 418 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Lans-en-Vercors from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autrans, Engins, Meaudre and Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte.

This page in French: Visiter Lans-en-Vercors

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