Villard-Reculas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villard-Reculas in Isere

Photo is of Alpe-d\'Huez at 5 km from Villard-Reculas

Visit Villard-Reculas: highlights and tourist information

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Villard-Reculas 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 Villard-Reculas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Alpe-d\'Huez at 5 km and Deux-Alpes at 12 km.

Villard-Reculas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort at 5 km (direction south)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Vizille guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide


Ski resort at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


Church at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ecrins National Park guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 33 km (direction south-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


at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mens guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to explore the scenic Vallée...

See Nevache guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer season than...

See Val Thorens guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 49 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating many resorts...

See Serre Chevalier guide


Ski resort at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive Vauban fortifications, and also...

See Briancon guide

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Map of places to visit near Villard-Reculas


Markets in and near Villard-Reculas

  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (4km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (15km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (20km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (22km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (24km)

More information about Villard-Reculas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Villard-Reculas, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (20km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (25km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (26km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (18km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (20km)
  • La Meije (24km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (24km)
  • Mont Jalla (27km)
  • Mont Granier (42km)
  • Mont Aiguille (47km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (45km)

Geography and distances

Villard-Reculas is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Villard-Reculas is 503 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villard-Reculas

Canton: Bourg-d'Oisans

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38114

Distance to Villard-Reculas

from Grenoble (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 503 km

from Calais: 721 km

from Nice: 183 km

from Bordeaux: 520 km

from Strasbourg: 410 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villard-Reculas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allemond, Alpe-d'Huez, Auris, La Garde, Le Bourg-d'Oisans, Ornon, Oulles and Oz.

This page in French: Visiter Villard-Reculas