Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin tourism and travel guide

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 25 km and Chambery at 32 km.

Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin, France: places to visit and attractions

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
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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
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

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

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère 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

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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)

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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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