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Pierre-Chatel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vizille at 13 km from Pierre-Chatel

Visit Pierre-Chatel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vizille at 13 km and Mens at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pierre-Chatel, 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 Pierre-Chatel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 13 km (direction )

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

See Vizille guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth...

See Mens guide


Church at 21 km (direction south-east)

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


Ski resort at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction east)

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular...

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of...

See Les-7-Laux guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of...

See La Grave guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 46 km (direction east)

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic...

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Not a major tourist destination, in Gap we suggest you take a...

See Gap guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 66 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pierre-Chatel


Markets in and near Pierre-Chatel

  • La Mure: market Monday (10km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Vif: market Friday (14km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (20km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Pierre-Chatel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pierre-Chatel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (13km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (28km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (45km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (47km)
  • Domaine de Charance (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (12km)
  • Mont Aiguille (22km)
  • Mont Jalla (28km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (29km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (30km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (32km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (33km)
  • La Meije (42km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (45km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (36km)

Geography and distances

Pierre-Chatel is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Pierre-Chatel is 506 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierre-Chatel

Canton: Mure

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38119

Distance to Pierre-Chatel

from Grenoble (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 506 km

from Calais: 727 km

from Nice: 183 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 430 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pierre-Chatel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cholonge, La Motte-d'Aveillans, La Motte-Saint-Martin, La Valette, Monteynard, Nantes-en-Ratier, Saint-Honore, Saint-Theoffrey, Sievoz, Sousville, Susville and Villard-Saint-Christophe.

This page in French: Visiter Pierre-Chatel

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