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Saint-Paul-de-Varces tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vizille at 11 km from Saint-Paul-de-Varces

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Saint-Paul-de-Varces 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-Paul-de-Varces in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vizille at 11 km and Grenoble at 15 km.

Saint-Paul-de-Varces, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide
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Ski resort at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


Church at 37 km (direction south-east)

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 46 km (direction 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 46 km (direction 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
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Drome department

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

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at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable highlight when...

See Crest guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Paul-de-Varces

  • Vif: market Friday (3km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (8km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (18km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)

More information about Saint-Paul-de-Varces, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Paul-de-Varces, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (23km)
  • Chartreuse (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (11km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (17km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (13km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (16km)
  • Mont Jalla (16km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (17km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (19km)
  • Mont Aiguille (26km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (38km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (48km)
  • Mont Granier (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (19km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Paul-de-Varces is in the east of France at 15 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Saint-Paul-de-Varces is 489 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Paul-de-Varces

Canton: Vif

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38760

Distance to Saint-Paul-de-Varces

from Grenoble (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 489 km

from Calais: 711 km

from Nice: 200 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 422 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Claix, Le Gua, Le Pont-de-Claix, Saint-Georges-de-Commiers, Varces-Allieres-et-Risset and Vif.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Paul-de-Varces


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