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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

Vizille - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

On the Route Napoleon, 17 km south of Grenoble. Vizille is located in the heart of a star whose branches are formed by three mountain valleys, dominated by the massive Belledonne, Vercors and Oisans. At the heart of a quality environment at 314 m altitude, Vizille, a town of less than 8,000 inhabitants, was the birthplace of the French Revolution.

Geographical information

Latitude45.0773180 (N 45° 4’ 38”)
Longitude5.7724120 (E 5° 46’ 21”)
AltitudeFrom 268m to 1016m
Surface area10.51 km²
Population7837 inhabitants
Density745 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (19.4 km, 23 min)
Insee code38562
IntercommunalityME Grenoble-Alpes-Métropole

Nearest cities & towns

Notre-Dame-de-Mésage2.4 km (4 min)
Montchaboud3.3 km (6 min)
Champ-sur-Drac4.5 km (8 min)
Brié-et-Angonnes4.7 km (5 min)
Vaulnaveys-le-Bas6.2 km (9 min)
Vaulnaveys-le-Haut7.1 km (9 min)
Uriage7.3 km (8 min)
Jarrie7.4 km (11 min)
Champagnier7.6 km (10 min)
Saint-Pierre-de-Mésage8.1 km (16 min)
Laffrey8.7 km (11 min)
Le Pont-de-Claix9.1 km (11 min)
Séchilienne10.2 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities


Vizille Castle
Vizille Castle
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Castle Park Vizille
Castle Park Vizille
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Domain Vizille - Museum of the French Revolution
Domain Vizille - Museum of the French Revolution
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning in the Vercors and Chartreuse
Sports sensations45 € to 55 € Grenoble (13.8 km)
Tandem paraglider flight with an instructor
Sports sensations75 € to 130 € Lans-en-Vercors (14.6 km)
Baptism paragliding discovery of the Alps Isère
Sports sensations75 € to 170 € Saint-Hilaire (27 km)
Tandem paragliding for all
Sports sensations75 € to 140 € Saint-Hilaire (27 km)
Night-time snowmobile trek
Sports sensations120 € Les Deux Alpes (28 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Vizille panoramic viewpoint
La boucle d'Ornon
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic2h00Ornon (16 km)
Le chemin de Malaine (n°20 vtt)
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic30 minOulles (16.4 km)
Taillefer Refuge (by Oulles)
HikeIntermediate2h50Oulles (16.4 km)
Molière Plateau
HikeIntermediate4h00Lans-en-Vercors (16.8 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals