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Varces-Allieres-et-Risset tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vizille at 7 km from Varces-Allieres-et-Risset

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Varces-Allieres-et-Risset 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 Varces-Allieres-et-Risset in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vizille at 7 km and Grenoble at 12 km.

Varces-Allieres-et-Risset, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
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at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mens guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Deux-Alpes 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


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

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at 50 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 50 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 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

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Markets in and near Varces-Allieres-et-Risset

  • Vif: market Friday (4km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (4km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (15km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (15km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Varces-Allieres-et-Risset, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (27km)
  • Chartreuse (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (7km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (14km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (10km)
  • Mont Jalla (13km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (20km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (20km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (22km)
  • Mont Aiguille (29km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (41km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (44km)
  • Mont Granier (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (20km)

Geography and distances

Varces-Allieres-et-Risset is in the east of France at 12 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Varces-Allieres-et-Risset is 489 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varces-Allieres-et-Risset

Canton: Vif

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38760

Distance to Varces-Allieres-et-Risset

from Grenoble (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 489 km

from Calais: 711 km

from Nice: 199 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 419 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Varces-Allieres-et-Risset from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bresson, Champ-sur-Drac, Champagnier, Claix, Jarrie, Le Pont-de-Claix, Notre-Dame-de-Mesage, Saint-Georges-de-Commiers, Saint-Paul-de-Varces and Vif.

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