Voiron

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Voiron
TownVoiron
Insee code38563
Postcode38500
Latitude45.3627130
Longitude5.5913490
AltitudeFrom 222 to 846 meters
Surface21.90 km²
Population20260 inhabitants
Density925 inhabitants/km²

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National labelCoublevie at 2.1 km
Chief townGrenoble (at 28 km, 24 min)Saint-Cassien at 3.1 km
DepartmentIsèreSaint-Jean-de-Moirans at 3.2 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

  • 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.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Voiron
Information pointsTourist Office of Voiron
Leisure centresMuseum Mainssieux
MonumentsChurch Saint-Bruno
Performance hallsLe Grand Angle

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Women Pluri'elles in March.
  • Week young designers: in May.
  • Festival of World Cultures: in July.
  • Emotions of streets in July.
  • Republican Party: July 14.
  • Strides Voiron in October.
  • Festival "Books for You" in October-November.
  • Fair St. Martin: 10 and 11 November.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Heritage to visit:
  • 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.
  • Outdoor activities:
  • 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.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Catfish fishing with an instructor guideSports sensationsFrom 200 € to 380 €Izeaux (12.9 km)
Canyoning in the Vercors and ChartreuseSports sensations45 €Les Échelles (15.1 km)
Maiden flight and introduction to microlightsSports sensationsFrom 45 € to 75 €Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs (21 km)
Artisan walnut oil productionCraftFreeRovon (21 km)
Tandem paragliding for allSports sensationsFrom 75 € to 140 €Saint-Hilaire (24 km)

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PHOTOS

City view of Voiron of Our Lady of Vouise (© Ardito)City view of Voiron of Our Lady of Vouise (© Ardito)
 
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Fair Saint MartinFair Saint Martin
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The interior of the Church of St. BrunoThe interior of the Church of St. Bruno

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WEATHER

Wednesday 20 August
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Min. 7°C - Max. 18°C
Thursday 21 August
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Min. 7°C - Max. 19°C
Friday 22 August
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Min. 9°C - Max. 21°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Grenoble Nord-Moirans
Moirans
Relaxation and indulgence. Buds and pleasure. The restaurant Campanile Moirans awaits you with open doors ... - You'll discover an elegant and modern setting. The lines are clean and...
Located 4.4 km from Voiron22 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Grenoble Nord-Saint-Égrève  
6.2
Saint-Égrève
A nature-inspired contemporary French cuisine. Sunny flavors. Scented food, gourmet and varied. Welcome to the restaurant Campanile Saint Égrève! An elegant, bright, clean and resolutely...
Located 17.8 km from Voiron19 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsLa Buissounette    
8.7
La Buisse
Located in the heart of the Chartreuse, Vercors face the Buissounette offer 5 guest rooms labeled 4 keys (clevacances). Whether to stop business or leisure, for one or more nights,...
Located 3.8 km from VoironFrom 85 € to 109 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLa figualiere    
9.8
La Murette
Come discover our beautiful region of Isère. At the heart of Voironnais Country, 15 minutes from Grenoble, the Chartreuse and Vercors face the Figualière opens his room Breakfast, labeled...
Located 4.9 km from Voiron64 € the double room 
Farm with 2 bedroomsLes Coquelicots    
9.7
Chirens
For a charming stopover or a relaxing stay at the foot of the hills of the village of Chirens, we warmly welcome you in our authentic farmhouse of the 19th century, carefully restored....
Located 5.7 km from Voiron70 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsGîte La Source, au pied des Alpes  
8.4
Saint-Jean-de-Moirans
A country gite with an ecxeptional architecture at the foot of the Alps. A view on 4 ranges of mountains: Jura, Chartreuse, Belledonne, Oisans, Vercors. An environment of gardens based...
Located 2.1 km from VoironFrom 420 € to 710 € per week 
Yurt for 4 personsYourte La Sûre
Rives
Michael and Catherine will welcome you in lodging or guest room labeled Clévacances Unusual and Environment and you discover the charm of the accommodation of the peoples of the Mongolian...
Located 6.9 km from Voiron420 € per week 
House for 6 personsGite indépendant + - 6 pers. -chartreuse  
8
Miribel-les-Échelles
Private rented detached cottage in the mountains of the Chartreuse. Ranked by 2 ears 'Gites de France' - In large balcony facing the 'Som' and. small 'Som'. Many hikes. Hiking and mountain...
Located 9.6 km from VoironFrom 375 € to 390 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
109 places over 2,5 haCaravaneige les buissonnets    
9.6
Méaudre
300 m from the village station, where authenticity is synonymous with friendliness, stay at 'Les Buissonnets'on a site with trees or in a mobile home comfortable year round. At your...
Located 26 km from Voiron15.30 € per day 

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HOTELS

Best Western Palladior - Hotel in VoironBest Western Palladior     
7.7
Voiron
Located in Voiron, in the Isère region, Best Western Palladior features a bar and a restaurant with terrace. Only 20 km from Grenoble Airport, it provides free wired and Wi-Fi internet...
Located in VoironRoom from 64 €
Kyriad Grenoble-Voiron Chartreuse-Centr'alp - Hotel in VoironKyriad Grenoble-Voiron Chartreuse-Centr'alp     
8.5
Voiron
Located in the centre of Voiron, north-west of Grenoble, this hotel is in front of the city park, and benefits from very easy access to the A48 and A49 motorways and Grenoble and Lyon...
Located in VoironRoom from 55 €
Le Beauséjour - Hotel in VoironLe Beauséjour    
8.2
Saint-Jean-de-Moirans
Featuring a terrace and a garden, Le Beauséjour is located in Saint-Jean-de-Moirans. Free Wi-Fi access is available for guests. The non-smoking rooms offer a view of the garden, a sofa,...
Located 4.1 km from VoironRoom from 68 €

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Le Grand Hôtel Grenoble
The 4-star Le Grand Hôtel is located in the Grenoble City Centre, 10 metres from Place Grenette. The elegant guest rooms are soundproofed, air-conditioned...
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