Vinay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vinay in Isere

Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l\'Abbaye at 15 km from Vinay

Visit Vinay: highlights and tourist information

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Vinay 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 Vinay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l\'Abbaye at 15 km and Pont-en-Royans at 17 km.

Vinay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction east)

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

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 Palais-Idéal is a fantastic creation...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to the large...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval artworks...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


Ski resort at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a great deal...

See Valence guide


at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mens guide


Ski resort at 53 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
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of...

See Vienne (town) guide

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Markets in and near Vinay

  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (9km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (15km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (17km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (21km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)

More information about Vinay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vinay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (32km)
  • Chartreuse (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (26km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (33km)
  • Jardin japonais (43km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (46km)
  • Parc Jouvet (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (15km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (17km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (17km)
  • Mont Jalla (25km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (36km)
  • Mont Aiguille (43km)
  • Mont Granier (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (6km)
  • Montelier (42km)
  • Nances (52km)

Geography and distances

Vinay is in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Vinay is 467 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vinay

Canton: Vinay

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38470

Distance to Vinay

from Grenoble (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 690 km

from Nice: 224 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 415 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Chantesse, Chasselay, Cognin-les-Gorges, Notre-Dame-de-l'Osier, Polienas, Rovon, Saint-Verand, Serre-Nerpol, Teche, Varacieux and Vatilieu.

This page in French: Visiter Vinay