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Moirans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grenoble at 21 km from Moirans

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Moirans 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 Moirans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 21 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 31 km.

Moirans, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 33 km (direction south-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 35 km (direction east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 42 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


Ski resort at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit...

See Belley guide


at 50 km (direction north-west)

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

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

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 50 km (direction west-south-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


Ski resort at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide

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Markets in and near Moirans

Market days in Moirans: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Moirans: market Saturday (0km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (5km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (8km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (16km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)

More information about Moirans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Moirans, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (20km)
  • Vercors (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (20km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (31km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (33km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (19km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (30km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (31km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (31km)
  • Mont Granier (33km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (15km)
  • Nances (35km)
  • Morestel (39km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (49km)
  • Montelier (60km)

Geography and distances

Moirans is in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Moirans is 461 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moirans

Canton: Rives

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38430

Distance to Moirans

from Grenoble (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 461 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 226 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charnecles, Coublevie, La Buisse, La Murette, Reaumont, Renage, Rives, Saint-Blaise-du-Buis, Saint-Cassien, Saint-Jean-de-Moirans, Saint-Quentin-sur-Isere, Tullins, Veurey-Voroize, Voiron and Vourey.

This page in French: Visiter Moirans


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