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Virieu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Virieu: highlights and tourist information

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Virieu is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Virieu is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 32 km and Belley at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Virieu, 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 Virieu 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 Virieu

Markets in and near Virieu

  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (19km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (19km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (20km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (21km)

More information about Virieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Virieu, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (35km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (37km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (35km)
  • Mont Jalla (37km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (21km)
  • Nances (28km)
  • Saint-Gervais (31km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (41km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (41km)
  • Chaponnay (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Virieu

Canton: Virieu

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38730

Distance to Virieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 664 km

from Nice: 244 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 385 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blandin, Chabons, Chassignieu, Chelieu, Doissin, Le Passage, Le Pin, Montagnieu, Montrevel, Paladru, Panissage, Saint-Ondras, Torchefelon and Valencogne.

This page in French: Visiter Virieu

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