Varacieux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Varacieux in Isere

Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l\'Abbaye at 11 km from Varacieux

Visit Varacieux: highlights and tourist information

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Varacieux 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 Varacieux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l\'Abbaye at 11 km and Pont-en-Royans at 19 km.

Varacieux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 19 km (direction south)

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

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Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 24 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

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at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to the large...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


Ski resort at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Grenoble guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

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at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the Eden Parc...

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at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a great deal...

See Valence guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of...

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at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the Regional Natural...

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at 56 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mens guide


at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide

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Markets in and near Varacieux

  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (12km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (14km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (20km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (25km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Varacieux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Varacieux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (35km)
  • Chartreuse (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (32km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (38km)
  • Jardin japonais (40km)
  • Parc Jouvet (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (18km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (20km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (21km)
  • Mont Jalla (30km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (42km)
  • Mont Aiguille (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (12km)
  • Montelier (41km)
  • Nances (53km)
  • Chaponnay (54km)

Geography and distances

Varacieux is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Varacieux is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varacieux

Canton: Vinay

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38470

Distance to Varacieux

from Grenoble (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 229 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 415 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Bessins, Chasselay, Chevrieres, Murinais, Notre-Dame-de-l'Osier, Quincieu, Saint-Appolinard, Serre-Nerpol, Teche, Vatilieu and Vinay.

This page in French: Visiter Varacieux