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Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin in Isere

Photo is of Grenoble at 25 km from Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin

Visit Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 25 km and Chambery at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin, 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-Nicolas-de-Macherin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Ski resort at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


Ski resort at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


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

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 40 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 41 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 48 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


Ski resort at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


Ski resort at 59 km (direction south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 68 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Isere

Map of places to visit near Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin


Markets in and near Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin

  • Voiron: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (10km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (13km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (14km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (21km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (23km)

Hotels near Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin

More information about Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (15km)
  • Massif des Bauges (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (24km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (27km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (34km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (23km)
  • Mont Granier (26km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (40km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (40km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (40km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (24km)
  • Nances (26km)
  • Morestel (32km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (40km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin is in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin is 457 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin

Canton: Voiron

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38500

Distance to Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin

from Grenoble (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 457 km

from Calais: 677 km

from Nice: 230 km

from Bordeaux: 489 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bilieu, Chirens, Coublevie, La Murette, Massieu, Merlas, Saint-Aupre, Saint-Cassien, Saint-Etienne-de-Crossey, Saint-Julien-de-Raz and Voiron.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin

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