Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chambery at 22 km from Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne

Visit Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne 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-Jean-d'Avelanne in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 22 km and Aix-les-Bains at 29 km.

Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to...

See Chambery guide


at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit...

See Belley guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
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Ski resort at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on the...

See Talloires guide


at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide


Ski resort at 57 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne

  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (4km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (13km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (16km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (21km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (16km)
  • Massif des Bauges (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (22km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (27km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (20km)
  • Mont Jalla (33km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (52km)
  • Gorges du Fier (53km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (56km)
  • Roc de Chere (57km)
  • Mont Veyrier (60km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (14km)
  • Morestel (25km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (28km)
  • Saint-Gervais (36km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (47km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne is 450 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne

Canton: Pont-de-Beauvoisin

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38480

Distance to Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne

from Grenoble (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 450 km

from Calais: 669 km

from Nice: 236 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 378 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Domessin, La Batie-Divisin, La Bridoire, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin, Merlas, Pressins, Saint-Albin-de-Vaulserre, Saint-Beron, Saint-Bueil, Saint-Geoire-en-Valdaine, Saint-Martin-de-Vaulserre, Saint-Sulpice-Des-Rivoires, Velanne and Voissant.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne


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