Roussillon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Roussillon in Isere

Photo is of Malleval at 6 km from Roussillon

Visit Roussillon: highlights and tourist information

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Roussillon 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 Roussillon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Malleval at 6 km and Pelussin at 11 km.

Roussillon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Malleval

Malleval

at 6 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 11 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
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Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 33 km (direction south), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 33 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 33 km (direction west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

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Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Roussillon, France

What to do at Roussillon? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Roussillon is in the east of France at 75 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Roussillon is 430 kilometres from Paris).

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

 
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