Roussillon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Roussillon in Isere

Visit Roussillon: highlights and tourist information

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Roussillon is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 75 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Roussillon is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Malleval at 6 km and Pelussin at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Roussillon, 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 Roussillon 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 Roussillon

Markets in and near Roussillon

Market days in Roussillon: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday;

  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (0km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (6km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (8km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (9km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (11km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Roussillon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Roussillon, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (40km)
  • Saint-Galmier (45km)
  • Cremieu (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (43km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (39km)
  • Parc de Gerland (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (15km)
  • Perdrix Crest (18km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (27km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Roussillon

Canton: Roussillon

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38150

Distance to Roussillon

from Grenoble (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 658 km

from Nice: 269 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 422 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnin, Assieu, Chanas, Charnas, Chavanay, Clonas-sur-Vareze, Felines, Le Peage-de-Roussillon, Limony, Malleval, Sablons, Saint-Maurice-l'Exil, Saint-Pierre-de-Boeuf, Salaise-sur-Sanne, Serrieres and Ville-sous-Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Roussillon