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Annoisin-Chatelans - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

Small village of Isère about 700 inhabitants, Annoisin-Chatelans takes place a hundred kilometers from Grenoble, in the foothills and the plateau Isle Cremieu. It is located forty kilometers from Lyon, near Leyrieu or Courtenay.

The territory of Annoisin-Chatelans was busy early in the first millennium, as evidenced by the traces found at the site of Larina, an oppidum then a Merovingian camp. Today, the village is still known for its production of goat cheese, as well as for its charming historical heritage to discover during a stay in the region.

This picturesque village has retained its charm over the centuries, continuing to reveal a typical and traditional architecture based include golden stone.

Geographical information

Latitude45.7570229 (N 45° 45’ 25”)
Longitude5.2917370 (E 5° 17’ 30”)
AltitudeFrom 280m to 452m
Surface area13.27 km²
Population694 inhabitants
Density52 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (59 mi, 1h11)
Insee code38010
IntercommunalityCC Les Balcons du Dauphiné
TerritoryAlps, Dauphiné

Nearest cities & towns

Siccieu-Saint-Julien-et-Carisieu2.9 mi (10 min)
Optevoz3.7 mi (11 min)
Crémieu3.9 mi (9 min)
Villemoirieu4.8 mi (12 min)
Hières-sur-Amby5.2 mi (15 min)
Soleymieu5.9 mi (17 min)
Leyrieu6 mi (14 min)
Dizimieu6.3 mi (14 min)
Saint-Baudille-de-la-Tour6.3 mi (18 min)
Courtenay6.8 mi (17 min)
Chozeau7 mi (16 min)
Moras7.2 mi (19 min)
Charette8 mi (19 min)
Vernas8.1 mi (17 min)

Things to see and do

The village of Annoisin-Chatelans has several sites included in the general inventory of cultural heritage. You will be able to admire the church Notre-Dame, building of the Middle Ages modified at the XIXe century, the field of the Tower of XVIe century and modified in XVIIIe, the primary school of the girls and the boys of the XIXe century, a farm of XVIIIe century, or a house located at Mollard built in the sixteenth century and modified in the nineteenth.

While strolling in the old center, you will discover with pleasure the houses in golden stone, the wash-houses, the banal ovens or even the fountain.

Listed in the Historical Monuments, the typical site of Devendra's barred spur, the Larinaz and Charbonnier presents a necropolis and pre-Roman fragments found in the heart of the oppidum of Larina.

Several marked hiking trails allow to discover the local flora and fauna, as well as the cultural heritage of the village and its surroundings. Magnificent cliffs overlooking the Rhone plain allow you to admire on a clear day the summit of the Alps or Mont Blanc.

The museum of the lauze, devoted to this local golden stone found on some of the houses, allows to learn a little more about its origins and its uses over the centuries.

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities


Landscape Annoisin
Landscape Annoisin
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Snow and sun!
Snow and sun!
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Detail of washing Chatelans
Detail of washing Chatelans
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Under the snow !
Under the snow !
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Sunday 5 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 29°C
Monday 6 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 25°C
Tuesday 7 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 26°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Escape Game at Septème Castle
Entertainment22 € Septème (19.6 mi)
Guided hike with donkeys
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 305 € Flachères (19.9 mi)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (22 mi)
Guided hike in the mountains in the Northern Alps
Nature and the great outdoors150 € Lyon (22 mi)
Canyoning around Lyon
Sports sensations45 € to 70 € Lyon (22 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Garden Vertrieu Simples
Village visitEasy1h00Vertrieu (8.8 mi)
Circuit Cuny's tour
HikeEasy4h10Villebois (9.3 mi)
Circuit ovens of Bressolles
HikeEasy1h10Bressolles (12.1 mi)
Bike tour - 9 villages tour
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h00Montluel (13.1 mi)
Discovery tour "Montluel over time"
HikeEasy50 minMontluel (13.1 mi)


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