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Artas

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

Artas - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère
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The common Artas in Nord-Isère, is recognized as the "Birthplace of Mother's Day" (in France). The ceremony held on June 10, 1906, by the Fraternal Fathers Deserving Family Union, founded by Prosper Roche, is the first event in the history of this celebration in the country.

Geographical information

MunicipalityArtas
Postcode38440
Latitude45.5351620 (N 45° 32’ 7”)
Longitude5.1662490 (E 5° 9’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 364m to 507m
Surface area14.15 km²
Population1853 inhabitants
Density130 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (48 mi, 56 min)
Insee code38015
IntercommunalityCC Bièvre Isère
DepartmentIsère
TerritoryAlps, Dauphiné
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Meyrieu-les-Étangs2.7 mi (10 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Bournay3.5 mi (10 min)
Charantonnay3.5 mi (9 min)
Chèzeneuve3.8 mi (11 min)
Crachier3.9 mi (10 min)
Saint-Agnin-sur-Bion4.3 mi (10 min)
Roche4.5 mi (10 min)
Four5.2 mi (14 min)
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche5.7 mi (15 min)
Beauvoir-de-Marc5.8 mi (13 min)
Royas5.8 mi (13 min)
Châtonnay6.2 mi (15 min)
Domarin6.3 mi (19 min)
Culin6.5 mi (13 min)

Things to see and do

The church with two steeples. The old Romanesque bell tower of the 12th century is the remnant of a former Benedictine priory of the Order of Cluny.

The Stone of the devil. According to legend, the devil would have filed this rock.

The fresco in the garden of the Mother's Day. A plaque commemorating the history of this celebration.

The barn Chevrotière old stable barn has been converted into a cultural space. One can discover educational or artistic exhibitions ... For visits contact the tourist office of the country in St. Jeannais +33 4 74 59 79 40.

Photos

Fresco garden Mother's Day
Fresco garden Mother's Day
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Old Romanesque bell tower of the 12th century remains of Cluniac priory
Old Romanesque bell tower of the 12th century remains of Cluniac priory
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Stone the devil, rock deposited by glaciers
Stone the devil, rock deposited by glaciers
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Old barn barn renovated into a cultural space
Old barn barn renovated into a cultural space
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Aerial view of the village of Artas
Aerial view of the village of Artas
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Weather

Saturday 17 june
Min. 11°C - Max. 24°C
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Sunday 18 june
Min. 14°C - Max. 28°C
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Monday 19 june
Min. 18°C - Max. 26°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided hike with donkeys
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 45 € Flachères (8.6 mi)
Larch wood boat ride on the Rhône
Nature and the great outdoors12 € to 30 € Vienne (14.1 mi)
Tour of Virieu Castle
Culture and education6 € to 8 € Val-de-Virieu (16 mi)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (22 mi)
Lyon Pass: Tours, Transportation, Cultural Activities – 1,2, 3 or 4 days
Culture and education25 € Lyon (22 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Loop cyclo 7: Faramans and the ponds of Bonnevaux
Cycling itineraryIntermediate2h20Faramans (9.5 mi)
Cyclo Loop 5: In the Land of Berlioz
Cycling itineraryEasy55 minLa Côte-Saint-André (11.2 mi)
Cycle 6 loop: Around the lake bog
Cycling itineraryEasy1h35Châbons (14 mi)
Bévenais: Chapel of Salette
HikeEasy2h10Bévenais (14.2 mi)
Loop cyclo 9: Beaurepaire
Cycling itineraryIntermediate2h45Beaurepaire (14.5 mi)

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