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Saint-Maximin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Maximin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maximin is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maximin is 473 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les-7-Laux at 14 km and Chambery at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Maximin, 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 Saint-Maximin 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 Saint-Maximin


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)

More information about Saint-Maximin, Rhone-Alpes

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

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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