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Vatilieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vatilieu in Isere

Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 18 km from Vatilieu

Visit Vatilieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 18 km and Pont-en-Royans at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vatilieu, 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 Vatilieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 30 km (direction west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the...

See Palais Ideal guide
 
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Vizille

Vizille

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 37 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
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in...

See Vienne (town) guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez

Ski resort at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Valence

Valence

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction...

See Valence guide
Mens

Mens

at 56 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mens guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Isere

Map of places to visit near Vatilieu

 
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Markets in and near Vatilieu

  • Tullins: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (11km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (13km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (13km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (18km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)

More information about Vatilieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vatilieu, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (34km)
  • Vercors (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (26km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (35km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (44km)
  • Jardin japonais (46km)
  • Parc Jouvet (54km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (20km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (22km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (22km)
  • Mont Jalla (25km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (38km)
  • Mont Granier (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (8km)
  • Montelier (46km)
  • Nances (48km)
  • Chaponnay (56km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vatilieu is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Vatilieu is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vatilieu

Canton: Tullins

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38470

Distance to Vatilieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 227 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 410 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brion, Chantesse, Chasselay, Cras, La Forteresse, Morette, Notre-Dame-de-l'Osier, Polienas, Quincieu, Saint-Gervais, Saint-Michel-de-Saint-Geoirs, Serre-Nerpol, Varacieux and Vinay.

This page in French: Visiter Vatilieu

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