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Ponsonnas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ponsonnas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mens at 9 km and Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ponsonnas, 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 Ponsonnas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Mens

Mens

at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mens guide
Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Church at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Vizille

Vizille

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide
Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez

Ski resort at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
 
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Deux-Alpes

Deux-Alpes

Ski resort at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 32 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

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

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

See Grenoble guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Gap

Gap

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Gap guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Ecrins National Park guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 56 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 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de Serre-Poncon...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ponsonnas

 
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Markets in and near Ponsonnas

  • La Mure: market Monday (16km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Vif: market Friday (21km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (26km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (27km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)

More information about Ponsonnas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ponsonnas, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (61km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (21km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (36km)
  • Domaine de Charance (40km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (19km)
  • Mont Aiguille (20km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (28km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (34km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (35km)
  • Mont Jalla (36km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (38km)
  • La Meije (42km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (49km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (50km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ponsonnas is in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Ponsonnas is 513 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ponsonnas

Canton: Mure

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38350

Distance to Ponsonnas

from Grenoble (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 513 km

from Calais: 735 km

from Nice: 176 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 437 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cognet, La Salle-en-Beaumont, La Valette, Mayres-Savel, Nantes-en-Ratier, Oris-en-Rattier, Prunieres, Saint-Arey, Saint-Honore, Saint-Jean-d'Herans, Saint-Laurent-en-Beaumont, Saint-Pierre-de-Mearoz, Saint-Sebastien, Sievoz, Sousville and Susville.

This page in French: Visiter Ponsonnas

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