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Visit Mens: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring if you are nearby

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Mens. For detailed visitor information see the Mens travel guide.

Mens is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 41 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Mens is 518 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vizille at 29 km and Alpe-d'Huez at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mens, 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 Mens in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Mens

Markets in and near Mens

  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (25km)
  • Vif: market Friday (27km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (30km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (32km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Mens, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mens, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (29km)
  • Domaine de Charance (36km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Aiguille (16km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (21km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (27km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (36km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (37km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (40km)
  • Mont Jalla (43km)
  • La Meije (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mens

Canton: Mens

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38710

Distance to Mens

from Grenoble (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 518 km

from Calais: 741 km

from Nice: 173 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 446 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cornillon-en-Trieves, Lavars, Prebois, Saint-Baudille-et-Pipet, Saint-Jean-d'Herans and Saint-Sebastien.

This page in French: Visiter Mens

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