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Moirans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moirans in Isere

Photo is of Grenoble at 21 km from Moirans

Visit Moirans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 21 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moirans, 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 Moirans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

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
Vizille

Vizille

at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vizille guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
 
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Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

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
Chambery

Chambery

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...

See Palais Ideal guide
Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez

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

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

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

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

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

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Belley

Belley

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

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

See Belley guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 50 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide
Deux-Alpes

Deux-Alpes

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

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and...

See Deux-Alpes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moirans

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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)

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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

  • 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)
 
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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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