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Pajay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Palais Ideal at 15 km from Pajay

Visit Pajay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Palais Ideal at 15 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pajay, 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 Pajay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 32 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 36 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cremieu guide


at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


Ski resort at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pajay


Markets in and near Pajay

  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (15km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (16km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (27km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Pajay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (48km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (50km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (42km)
  • Parc de Gerland (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (38km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (41km)
  • Oeillon Crest (41km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (41km)
  • Perdrix Crest (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (32km)
  • Chaponnay (33km)
  • Morestel (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (48km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (60km)

Geography and distances

Pajay is in the east of France at 50 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Pajay is 442 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pajay

Canton: Côte-Saint-André

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38260

Distance to Pajay

from Grenoble (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 442 km

from Calais: 667 km

from Nice: 250 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaufort, Bossieu, Faramans, Marcilloles, Ornacieux, Penol, Pommier-de-Beaurepaire, Saint-Barthelemy, Sardieu, Thodure and Viriville.

This page in French: Visiter Pajay

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