Tencin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tencin: highlights and tourist information

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Tencin is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 22 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Tencin is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les-7-Laux at 3 km and Grenoble at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tencin, 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 Tencin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Tencin

Markets in and near Tencin

  • Froges: market Saturday (5km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (5km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (7km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (12km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (15km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (19km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Tencin, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Tencin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Tencin.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (15km)
  • Massif des Bauges (44km)
  • Vercors (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (6km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (20km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (30km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (38km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (18km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (21km)
  • Mont Jalla (21km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (30km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (36km)
  • La Meije (44km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (49km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (50km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (34km)
  • Saint-Gervais (39km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (43km)
  • Morestel (56km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tencin

Canton: Goncelin

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38570

Distance to Tencin

from Grenoble (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 697 km

from Nice: 207 km

from Bordeaux: 515 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Froges, Goncelin, Hurtieres, La Pierre, La Terrasse, Le Champ-Pres-Froges, Le Touvet, Les Adrets, Lumbin, Saint-Bernard, Saint-Hilaire and Theys.

This page in French: Visiter Tencin