Venon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grenoble at 6 km from Venon

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Venon 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 Venon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 6 km and Vizille at 11 km.

Venon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Mens guide


Church at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important pilgrimage destination...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

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

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ecrins National Park guide

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Map of places to visit near Venon


Markets in and near Venon

  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (4km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (10km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (13km)

More information about Venon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Venon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (24km)
  • Vercors (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (6km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (11km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (24km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (7km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (12km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (32km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (32km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (32km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (34km)
  • Mont Granier (34km)
  • Mont Aiguille (42km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (42km)
  • La Meije (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (26km)

Geography and distances

Venon is in the east of France at 6 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Venon is 486 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Venon

Canton: Eybens

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38610

Distance to Venon

from Grenoble (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 486 km

from Calais: 706 km

from Nice: 200 km

from Bordeaux: 503 km

from Strasbourg: 407 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bresson, Corenc, Domene, Eybens, Gieres, Grenoble, Herbeys, La Tronche, Le Versoud, Meylan, Murianette, Poisat, Revel, Saint-Jean-le-Vieux, Saint-Martin-d'Heres and Saint-Martin-d'Uriage.

This page in French: Visiter Venon