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Velanne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chambery at 24 km from Velanne

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Visit Velanne: highlights and tourist information

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Velanne is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Velanne is 450 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 24 km and Aix-les-Bains at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Velanne, 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 Velanne in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Velanne

Markets in and near Velanne

  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (5km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (13km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (20km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (22km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)

More information about Velanne, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Velanne, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (16km)
  • Massif des Bauges (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (24km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (28km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (22km)
  • Mont Jalla (32km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (52km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (58km)
  • Roc de Chere (59km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (16km)
  • Morestel (25km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (30km)
  • Saint-Gervais (34km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Velanne

Canton: Saint-Geoire-en-Valdaine

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38620

Distance to Velanne

from Grenoble (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 450 km

from Calais: 669 km

from Nice: 236 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 379 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charancieu, Domessin, La Batie-Divisin, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin, Les Abrets, Massieu, Merlas, Montferrat, Pressins, Saint-Albin-de-Vaulserre, Saint-Bueil, Saint-Geoire-en-Valdaine, Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne, Saint-Martin-de-Vaulserre, Saint-Sulpice-Des-Rivoires and Voissant.

This page in French: Visiter Velanne

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