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Montalieu-Vercieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montalieu-Vercieu in Isere

Photo is of Cremieu at 15 km from Montalieu-Vercieu

Visit Montalieu-Vercieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 15 km and Perouges at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montalieu-Vercieu, 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 Montalieu-Vercieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite...

See Perouges guide


at 22 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for...

See Dombes guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-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
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 44 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 44 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


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

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

See Chambery guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make...

See Vienne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montalieu-Vercieu


Markets in and near Montalieu-Vercieu

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (11km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (16km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (19km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (22km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (23km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (24km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)

More information about Montalieu-Vercieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montalieu-Vercieu, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (15km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (40km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (43km)
  • Parc de Gerland (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (36km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (42km)
  • Mont Granier (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (9km)
  • Morestel (16km)
  • Nances (39km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (42km)
  • Chaponnay (42km)
  • Vonnas (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (43km)

Geography and distances

Montalieu-Vercieu is in the east of France at 74 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Montalieu-Vercieu is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montalieu-Vercieu

Canton: Morestel

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38390

Distance to Montalieu-Vercieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 277 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 355 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montalieu-Vercieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benonces, Bouvesse-Quirieu, Briord, Charette, La Balme-les-Grottes, Montagnieu, Parmilieu, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Saint-Baudille-de-la-Tour, Sault-Brenaz, Serrieres-de-Briord and Villebois.

This page in French: Visiter Montalieu-Vercieu

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