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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vizille at 13 km and Mens at 15 km.

Pierre-Chatel, France: places to visit and attractions

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 exploring...

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 for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
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Ski resort at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction east)

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

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 highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


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

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

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 La Grave...

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 National Park...

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 complex,...

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 de Serre-Poncon because...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide

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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

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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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