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Salaise-sur-Sanne - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

March 14, 847, Count Otto donated to the Abbey of Condat, which later became Saint-Claude in the Jura, a vast marshy area, planted with willows and reeds, enclosing a capricious river, the Sanne . Here in the Priory of only four or five monks will develop their small monastery. The name of Salégiae Salibicus is given to this valley planted with willows, willows = Salegine in French, hence the name Salaise. With the priory to cradle the village develops gradually over the centuries, first parish dependent on the civil administration of Roussillon under the old regime, and then in 1790 created common.

Over time, different spellings are used: Salèzes, Sallaises, Sallaize, Sallèze, Salaizes, and Salaise Salaize, but it is December 13, 1920 gives a prefectural the current name in common: Salaise-sur-Sanne. Early this century, has 901 inhabitants Salaise.

Salaise-sur-Sanne, under the Land Use Plan, maintains a healthy balance of development: 1/4 in industrial and commercial area, 1/4 in residential area, 1/4 in agricultural areas and 1/4 in Green Zone.

The many opportunities available to the public in public services (children's nursery, child and youth service, library, gyms and stadiums, golf sports, but also a rich associational life) are a common Salaise where to live .

Salaise-sur-Sanne is a dynamic economic level, taking advantage of its many advantages: favorable geographical location with proximity to the N7 and the A7 where the presence of multiple signs: industrial, craft, trade and services.

Surrounding communities: The Toll-de-Roussillon, Roussillon, City-by-Anjou, Agnin, Chanas, Sablons, Saint-Pierre-de-Boeuf, Limony.

Geographical information

Latitude45.3443340 (N 45° 20’ 40”)
Longitude4.8177310 (E 4° 49’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 137m to 234m
Surface area16.11 km²
Population4400 inhabitants
Density273 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (91 km, 1h26)
Insee code38468
IntercommunalityCC du Pays Roussillonnais

Nearest cities & towns

Chanas3.4 km (6 min)
Roussillon4 km (8 min)
Agnin4.3 km (6 min)
Le Péage-de-Roussillon6.3 km (9 min)
Anjou6.3 km (8 min)
Sablons6.3 km (8 min)
Serrières6.5 km (9 min)
Saint-Rambert-d'Albon6.8 km (11 min)
Ville-sous-Anjou7.6 km (10 min)
Sonnay8.6 km (13 min)
Bougé-Chambalud8.7 km (11 min)
Saint-Maurice-l'Exil8.7 km (15 min)
Assieu8.9 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Key events throughout the year:


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Priory House
Priory House
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Priory (inside)
Priory (inside)
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (15 km)
Discover the Ogier distillery
Local flavours0 € to 20 € Moras-en-Valloire (15.1 km)
Treetop adventure trail in the Pilat
Sports sensations18 € Pélussin (16.9 km)
Guided hike with donkeys
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 45 € Flachères (42 km)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Towers Trail
HikeEasy1h30Tournon-sur-Rhône (31 km)
Wine trails at the heart of the vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Millery (32 km)
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (33 km)
Roybon : Gargamel secret's
HikeAthletic4h50Roybon (35 km)
Le grand tour
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic5h35Thurins (39 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals