Sassenage tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grenoble at 5 km from Sassenage

Visit Sassenage: highlights and tourist information

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Sassenage 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 Sassenage in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 5 km and Vizille at 17 km.

Sassenage, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
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Ski resort at 34 km (direction east-south-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)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mens guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


Church at 49 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
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 50 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 51 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 52 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
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide

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Map of places to visit near Sassenage


Markets in and near Sassenage

  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (3km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (9km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (10km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (14km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (16km)

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Tourist attractions near Sassenage, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (23km)
  • Vercors (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (6km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (17km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (5km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (20km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (24km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (25km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (25km)
  • Mont Granier (35km)
  • Mont Aiguille (41km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (14km)
  • Nances (44km)

Geography and distances

Sassenage is in the east of France at 5 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Sassenage is 477 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sassenage

Canton: Fontaine-Sassenage

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38360

Distance to Sassenage

from Grenoble (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 477 km

from Calais: 698 km

from Nice: 210 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sassenage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Engins, Fontaine, Fontanil-Cornillon, Grenoble, La Tronche, Noyarey, Quaix-en-Chartreuse, Saint-Egreve, Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux, Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte, Seyssinet-Pariset and Seyssins.

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