Pont-en-Royans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pont-en-Royans in Isere

Visit Pont-en-Royans: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above the river gorge, is the highlight for visitors

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Pont-en-Royans. For detailed visitor information see the Pont-en-Royans travel guide.

Pont-en-Royans is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Pont-en-Royans is 479 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Romans-sur-Isere at 23 km and Palais Ideal at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pont-en-Royans, 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 Pont-en-Royans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Pont-en-Royans

Markets in and near Pont-en-Royans

  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (10km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Vif: market Friday (26km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (29km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (29km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (29km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Pont-en-Royans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pont-en-Royans, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pont-en-Royans.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (17km)
  • Chartreuse (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (33km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (34km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (35km)
  • Parc Jouvet (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (5km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (7km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (7km)
  • Mont Aiguille (30km)
  • Mont Jalla (34km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (37km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (19km)
  • Montelier (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-en-Royans

Canton: Pont-en-Royans

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38680

Distance to Pont-en-Royans

from Grenoble (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 479 km

from Calais: 704 km

from Nice: 215 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 432 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pont-en-Royans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auberives-en-Royans, Chatelus, Choranche, Echevis, La Motte-Fanjas, La Sone, Presles, Saint-Andre-en-Royans, Saint-Jean-en-Royans, Saint-Just-de-Claix, Saint-Laurent-en-Royans, Saint-Romans, Saint-Thomas-en-Royans and Sainte-Eulalie-en-Royans.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-en-Royans