Saint-Arey tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mens at 6 km from Saint-Arey

Visit Saint-Arey: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Arey 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 Saint-Arey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mens at 6 km and Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 18 km.

Saint-Arey, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mens guide


Church at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
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Ski resort at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Grenoble guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 37 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


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

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

See Gap guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


Ski resort at 52 km (direction north-north-east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Arey

  • La Mure: market Monday (20km)
  • Vif: market Friday (21km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (26km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (28km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (31km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (31km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Arey, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (23km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (37km)
  • Domaine de Charance (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Aiguille (15km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (22km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (23km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (31km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (32km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (35km)
  • Mont Jalla (37km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (42km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Arey is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Saint-Arey is 512 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Arey

Canton: Mure

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38350

Distance to Saint-Arey

from Grenoble (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 512 km

from Calais: 735 km

from Nice: 178 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 440 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Arey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cognet, Cornillon-en-Trieves, Lavars, Marcieu, Mayres-Savel, Ponsonnas, Prunieres, Saint-Jean-d'Herans, Saint-Sebastien, Sousville, Susville and Treffort.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Arey


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