Monestier-d'Ambel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 5 km from Monestier-d'Ambel

Visit Monestier-d'Ambel: highlights and tourist information

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Monestier-d'Ambel 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 Monestier-d'Ambel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 5 km and Mens at 15 km.

Monestier-d'Ambel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Church at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mens guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 22 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Not a major tourist destination, in Gap we suggest you take a...

See Gap guide
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Ski resort at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vizille guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de Serre-Poncon because...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


Ski resort at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active in the 19th...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The historic centre of Embrun is usually visited at the same time...

See Embrun guide


at 56 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide

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Markets in and near Monestier-d'Ambel

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (16km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (28km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (29km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (32km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Vif: market Friday (37km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Monestier-d'Ambel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (25km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (35km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Aiguille (30km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (33km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (34km)
  • La Meije (39km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (44km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (49km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (50km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (50km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (53km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (13km)

Geography and distances

Monestier-d'Ambel is in the east of France at 48 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Monestier-d'Ambel is 529 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monestier-d'Ambel

Canton: Corps

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38970

Distance to Monestier-d'Ambel

from Grenoble (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 529 km

from Calais: 750 km

from Nice: 160 km

from Bordeaux: 513 km

from Strasbourg: 445 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Monestier-d'Ambel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambel, Aspres-les-Corps, Beaufin, Corps, Le Glaizil, Pellafol and Saint-Disdier.

This page in French: Visiter Monestier-d'Ambel


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