Saint-Maximin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les-7-Laux at 14 km from Saint-Maximin

Visit Saint-Maximin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maximin 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-Maximin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les-7-Laux at 14 km and Chambery at 18 km.

Saint-Maximin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of the...

See Valmorel guide
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Ski resort at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vizille guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide


Ski resort at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 47 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with...

See Courchevel guide


at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Maximin

  • Allevard: market Thursday (5km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (10km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (24km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Maximin, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (19km)
  • Massif des Bauges (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (10km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (28km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (33km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (44km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (10km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (25km)
  • Mont Jalla (34km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (41km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (26km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (31km)
  • Saint-Gervais (50km)
  • Morestel (52km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Maximin is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maximin is 473 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maximin

Canton: Goncelin

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38530

Distance to Saint-Maximin

from Grenoble (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 473 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 215 km

from Bordeaux: 522 km

from Strasbourg: 375 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allevard, Barraux, Chapareillan, Detrier, La Buissiere, La Chapelle-Blanche, La Chapelle-du-Bard, La Flachere, La Rochette, Laissaud, Le Cheylas, Le Moutaret, Les Mollettes, Pontcharra, Saint-Pierre-d'Allevard, Sainte-Marie-d'Alloix and Villaroux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maximin


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