Located 25 km north of Grenoble, it is the city center of Voiron. The community of agglomeration of Voiron group of thirty-four towns and about 90 000 inhabitants.
With its 21 000 inhabitants, Voiron is one of the three gateway towns of the Regional Natural Park of Chartreuse. At the foot of the snowfields and one quarter of an hour from Lake Paladru Voiron a true tourist.
It is a city in which to live: town average trade dynamics, agriculture, horticulture, rural environment and attractive cultural life of the highest order. An abundance of activities and services that makes or breaks Voiron.
Visit the Caves de la Chartreuse (liqueur): come visit for free the largest liqueur caves in the world.
Church of St. Bruno.
St. Peter's Church.
Mainssieux Museum: in a beautiful 18th century mansion in the Saint Bruno, discover free workshop from the personal collection inherited by Lucien Mainssieux, painter, musician, critic and art collector to his hometown funds.
Chocolate Bonnat visit for groups. Shop, confectionery, bakery, tearoom.
Historical Tours of Voiron: 13 stops are proposed for a 1:30 tour about to free visit.
Hikes are offered from Voiron. A hiking map covering the entire Voiron, representing 34 towns and more than 500 km of marked trails is on sale in both home, and Voiron Charavines offices.
Paladru Lake, located 15 km from Voiron. This lake is the fifth natural lake in France. Many sites related to heritage are to visit around the lake. First, in the municipality of Charavines, you can visit the archaeological museum of Lake Paladru where many found during archaeological digs are exposed. In the town of Le Pin, the Grange Dimière, old dependency Carthusian monks used to collect royalties in kind, has now become a beautiful venue ceramic sculptures.
Castle in Virieu Virieu-on-Bourbre.
Château de Saint-Longpra Geoire-en-Valdaine.
Priory Chirens Chirens.
Many mountain bike / FFC exist around Lake Paladru. More than 250 km of groomed and marked trails from green to red, tours of all levels of difficulty, regular entertainment with VVT / Cycles Bike Natura. The card is available in the host, and Voiron Charavines offices.
Swimming with 4 monitored and equipped beaches.
Two rest areas and picnic: The Veronnière Montferrat and the Bois d'Amour on Bilieu and Charavines.
Possibility of water rental.
Sailing and canoeing with two French sailing schools, the Yacht Club Grenoble Charavines and SPAC.
Rowing Rowing Club with the Blue Lake.
Tennis with the possibility of buying hours of tennis with the home office Charavines.
Other places to visit near Voiron:
The Carthusian monastery of the Grande Chartreuse, numerous hiking, skiing and winter track ...
The Vercors: nature, hiking, skiing and track winter Olympic sites, caves, historical places.
Grenoble Olympic town 25 km from Voiron. Numerous sports and cultural activities are offered.
Valley of Isere: walnuts, Saint Marcellin cheese, Royans ...
The Country Antonin abbey, medieval village, Berlioz festival ....
Major cities within 100 miles Voiron: Romans, Valencia, Lyon, Chambery.