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Marnans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marnans in Isere

Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 13 km from Marnans

Visit Marnans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 13 km and Palais Ideal at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Marnans, 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 Marnans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 17 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


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

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

See Grenoble guide


at 40 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


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among...

See Pelussin guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Valence guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marnans


Markets in and near Marnans

  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (10km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (17km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (24km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (27km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (27km)

Hotels near Marnans

More information about Marnans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Marnans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (44km)
  • Chartreuse (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (39km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (41km)
  • Parc Jouvet (48km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (28km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (30km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (31km)
  • Mont Jalla (40km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (22km)
  • Montelier (43km)
  • Chaponnay (44km)
  • Morestel (46km)
  • Nances (55km)

Geography and distances

Marnans is in the east of France at 40 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Marnans is 452 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marnans

Canton: Roybon

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38980

Distance to Marnans

from Grenoble (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 452 km

from Calais: 677 km

from Nice: 239 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bressieux, Brezins, Chatenay, Marcilloles, Montfalcon, Roybon, Saint-Pierre-de-Bressieux, Saint-Simeon-de-Bressieux, Thodure and Viriville.

This page in French: Visiter Marnans

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