Pinsot tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les-7-Laux at 10 km from Pinsot

Visit Pinsot: highlights and tourist information

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Pinsot 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 Pinsot in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les-7-Laux at 10 km and Chambery at 27 km.

Pinsot, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


Ski resort at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of the...

See Valmorel guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


Ski resort at 37 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 38 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-west), 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 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vizille guide


at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with...

See Courchevel guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 52 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ecrins National Park guide

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Map of places to visit near Pinsot


Markets in and near Pinsot

  • Allevard: market Thursday (4km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (12km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (17km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Pinsot, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (41km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (21km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (24km)
  • Massif des Bauges (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (12km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (33km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (37km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (39km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (16km)
  • Mont Granier (18km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (32km)
  • Mont Jalla (34km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (40km)
  • La Meije (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Pinsot is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Pinsot is 482 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pinsot

Canton: Allevard

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38580

Distance to Pinsot

from Grenoble (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 482 km

from Calais: 697 km

from Nice: 206 km

from Bordeaux: 527 km

from Strasbourg: 380 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allevard, La Ferriere and Saint-Pierre-d'Allevard.

This page in French: Visiter Pinsot