Ornon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ornon: highlights and tourist information

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Ornon is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Ornon is 505 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Alpe-d'Huez at 4 km and Deux-Alpes at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ornon, 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 Ornon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Ornon

Markets in and near Ornon

  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (4km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (10km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (20km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (24km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Vif: market Friday (24km)

More information about Ornon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ornon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ornon.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (41km)
  • Vercors (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (16km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (26km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (28km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (13km)
  • Mont Jalla (26km)
  • La Meije (26km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (27km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (29km)
  • Mont Aiguille (41km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (42km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (43km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ornon

Canton: Bourg-d'Oisans

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38520

Distance to Ornon

from Grenoble (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 505 km

from Calais: 724 km

from Nice: 181 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 416 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Garde, Le Bourg-d'Oisans, Livet-et-Gavet, Oulles, Villard-Notre-Dame, Villard-Reculas and Villard-Reymond.

This page in French: Visiter Ornon