Lavars tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mens at 7 km from Lavars

Visit Lavars: highlights and tourist information

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Lavars 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 Lavars in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mens at 7 km and Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 22 km.

Lavars, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mens guide


Church at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
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Ski resort at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


Ski resort at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 41 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Not a major tourist destination, in Gap we suggest you take a...

See Gap guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


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

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

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

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide

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Map of places to visit near Lavars


Markets in and near Lavars

  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Vif: market Friday (23km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (25km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (31km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (31km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (33km)

More information about Lavars, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Lavars, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (26km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (40km)
  • Domaine de Charance (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Aiguille (9km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (18km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (26km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (30km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (30km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (33km)
  • Mont Jalla (40km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (42km)

Geography and distances

Lavars is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Lavars is 512 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavars

Canton: Mens

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38710

Distance to Lavars

from Grenoble (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 512 km

from Calais: 735 km

from Nice: 180 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 444 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clelles, Cornillon-en-Trieves, Mayres-Savel, Mens, Percy, Roissard, Saint-Arey and Saint-Martin-de-Clelles.

This page in French: Visiter Lavars


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