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Mottier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mottier in Isere

Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 28 km from Mottier

Visit Mottier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 28 km and Palais Ideal at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mottier, 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 Mottier in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in...

See Malleval guide


at 46 km (direction 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 48 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among...

See Pelussin guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 53 km (direction north-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 53 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th...

See Lyon Old Town guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mottier


Markets in and near Mottier

  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (9km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (17km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (19km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (21km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Mottier, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mottier, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (52km)
  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (54km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (53km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (41km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (49km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (52km)
  • Parc de Gerland (53km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (54km)
  • Jardin japonais (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (39km)
  • Mont Jalla (40km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (41km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (41km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (53km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (53km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (27km)
  • Morestel (31km)
  • Chaponnay (38km)
  • Nances (42km)
  • Ecully (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (54km)

Geography and distances

Mottier is in the east of France at 41 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Mottier is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mottier

Canton: Côte-Saint-André

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38260

Distance to Mottier

from Grenoble (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 666 km

from Nice: 246 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 397 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belmont, Bevenais, Bizonnes, Champier, Eydoche, Flacheres, Gillonnay, La Cote-Saint-Andre, La Frette, Longechenal, Nantoin, Saint-Didier-de-Bizonnes and Saint-Hilaire-de-la-Cote.

This page in French: Visiter Mottier

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