Isere places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Isere department of Rhone-Alpes. See also our Isere travel guide


photo of Alpe-d'Huez

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for the Tour de France mountain climb that takes place here

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photo of Cremieu

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also has an interesting historic centre

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photo of Deux-Alpes

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

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Ecrins National Park

photo of Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park in the heart of the French Alps

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photo of Grenoble

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great deal of interesting sights. Don't miss the cable car!

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photo of Les-7-Laux

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

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photo of Mens

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

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photo of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

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

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photo of Pont-en-Royans

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above the river gorge, is the highlight for visitors

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photo of Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex, is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France'

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Vienne (town)

photo of Vienne (town)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of the most interesting towns in Isere

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photo of Vizille

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

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For more information see the Isere guide


Market towns & days in Isere

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Allevard: Thursday
Autrans: Wednesday
Beaurepaire: Wednesday
Bourgoin-Jallieu: Thursday & Sunday
Cremieu: Wednesday
Crolles: Sunday
Domene: Thursday
Echirolles: Thursday & Sunday & Friday
Fontaine: Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday
Froges: Saturday
Heyrieux: Friday
La Mure: Monday
La Tour-du-Pin: Tuesday & Saturday
Le Bourg-d'Oisans: Saturday
Le Grand-Lemps: Tuesday & Friday
Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: Monday
Le Pont-de-Claix: Sunday
Le Touvet: Saturday
Meylan: Tuesday
Moirans: Saturday
Morestel: Sunday
Pont-de-Cheruy: Sunday
Roussillon: Wednesday & Sunday
Saint-Egreve: Tuesday & Friday
Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: Monday
Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: Monday
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: Thursday
Saint-Marcellin: Saturday
Saint-Martin-d'Heres: Wednesday & Saturday
Tullins: Saturday
Vienne: Saturday
Vif: Friday
Villard-Bonnot: Tuesday
Villard-de-Lans: Wednesday
Villefontaine: Wednesday
Vizille: Tuesday
Voiron: Wednesday
Voreppe: Friday

Tourist attractions to visit in Isere

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

4* Towns in Bloom



Towns of Art and History

Grenoble: Tourist guide

Vienne: Tourist guide

Theme Park

Walibi Rhone Alpes

Sites of Natural Beauty

Grottes de Choranche

La Meije

Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Jardin du musée Hébert

Parc du château de Vizille

Parc du château du Touvet

Regional Natural Parcs


Towns classified as Recommended Detours

Cremieu: Tourist guide

Villages classified as "most beautiful villages"

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye: Tourist guide