Theys tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux is busy throughout the winter season

Theys is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Theys. For detailed visitor information see the Theys travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Theys in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 24 km and Alpe-d'Huez at 28 km.

Theys, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort less than one km (direction east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of the...

See Valmorel guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 46 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide


Ski resort at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 51 km (direction south-east)

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park...

See Ecrins National Park guide


Ski resort at 52 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with...

See Courchevel guide


at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide

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Markets in and near Theys

  • Froges: market Saturday (7km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (7km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (10km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (11km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (16km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Theys, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (18km)
  • Massif des Bauges (44km)
  • Vercors (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (7km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (22km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (31km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (39km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (18km)
  • Mont Granier (19km)
  • Mont Jalla (24km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (31km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (33km)
  • La Meije (41km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (52km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (36km)
  • Saint-Gervais (42km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (44km)
  • Morestel (58km)

Geography and distances

Theys is in the east of France at 24 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Theys is 482 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Theys

Canton: Goncelin

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38570

Distance to Theys

from Grenoble (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 482 km

from Calais: 699 km

from Nice: 204 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Froges, Goncelin, Hurtieres, La Pierre, La Terrasse, Laval, Isere, Le Champ-Pres-Froges, Le Touvet, Les Adrets and Tencin.

This page in French: Visiter Theys