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Meylan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Meylan in Isere

Photo is of Grenoble at 5 km from Meylan

Visit Meylan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 5 km and Vizille at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Meylan, 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 Meylan in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Ski resort at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Mens guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide


Church at 46 km (direction south-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
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ecrins National Park guide

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

Map of places to visit near Meylan


Markets in and near Meylan

Market days in Meylan: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Meylan: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (5km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (11km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (11km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (13km)

More information about Meylan, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Meylan, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (20km)
  • Vercors (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (3km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (15km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (21km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (4km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (17km)
  • Mont Granier (31km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (32km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (32km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (33km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (33km)
  • Mont Aiguille (45km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (45km)
  • La Meije (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (23km)
  • Nances (42km)

Geography and distances

Meylan is in the east of France at 5 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Meylan is 481 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meylan

Canton: Meylan

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38240

Distance to Meylan

from Grenoble (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 481 km

from Calais: 701 km

from Nice: 205 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 404 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biviers, Corenc, Domene, Gieres, Grenoble, La Tronche, Le Sappey-en-Chartreuse, Montbonnot-Saint-Martin, Murianette, Poisat, Quaix-en-Chartreuse, Saint-Ismier, Saint-Martin-d'Heres, Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux, Saint-Nazaire-les-Eymes and Venon.

This page in French: Visiter Meylan

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