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Passins tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cremieu at 14 km from Passins

Visit Passins: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 14 km and Belley at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Passins, 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 Passins in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide


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

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

See Belley guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 38 km (direction 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


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


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

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


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

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

See Dombes guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


Ski resort at 62 km (direction south-east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Passins


Markets in and near Passins

  • Morestel: market Sunday (4km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (21km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (22km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (25km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (25km)

Hotels near Passins

More information about Passins, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Passins, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (34km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (46km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (41km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (45km)
  • Mont Granier (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (12km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (4km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (19km)
  • Nances (30km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (37km)
  • Chaponnay (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (46km)

Geography and distances

Passins is in the east of France at 60 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Passins is 422 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Passins

Canton: Morestel

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38510

Distance to Passins

from Grenoble (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 422 km

from Calais: 642 km

from Nice: 264 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 367 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arandon, Courtenay, Creys-Mepieu, Morestel, Saint-Chef, Saint-Sorlin-de-Morestel, Saint-Victor-de-Morestel, Salagnon, Sermerieu and Vezeronce-Curtin.

This page in French: Visiter Passins

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