Roche tourism and travel guide

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Visit Roche: highlights and tourist information

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Roche is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 63 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Roche is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 17 km and Vienne (town) at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Roche, 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 Roche 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 Roche

Markets in and near Roche

  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (9km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (16km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (18km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (20km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)

More information about Roche, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Roche, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (31km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (32km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (54km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (30km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (32km)
  • Oeillon Crest (48km)
  • Mont Jalla (61km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (18km)
  • Morestel (26km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (29km)
  • Ecully (36km)
  • Saint-Gervais (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (32km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (45km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Roche

Canton: Verpillière

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38090

Distance to Roche

from Grenoble (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 644 km

from Nice: 268 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 386 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artas, Bonnefamille, Charantonnay, Chezeneuve, Crachier, Diemoz, Four, La Verpilliere, Saint-Alban-de-Roche, Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, Vaulx-Milieu and Villefontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Roche