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Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

Commune of Isere, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin takes place on the banks of the Guiers, about fifty kilometers from Grenoble.

French city since the joining of Dauphine de Viennois to France in 1349, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin is an old border town. Rich and lively, the town still unveils a traditional architecture and typical of the golden age of the Pont-de-Beauvoisin.

Nicknamed the City of furniture, because of its cabinetmaking activity, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin has preserved over time an important artisanal wealth to discover in different sites of the town. Nature lovers will also appreciate the authentic landscapes that surround the Isère commune, and will be able to learn about different outdoor activities in the heart of preserved and unique areas.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Pont-de-Beauvoisin
Postcode38480
Latitude45.5396500 (N 45° 32’ 23”)
Longitude5.6609090 (E 5° 39’ 39”)
AltitudeFrom 239m to 332m
Surface area7.36 km²
Population3716 inhabitants
Density504 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (34 mi, 51 min)
Insee code38315
IntercommunalityCC Les Vals du Dauphiné
DepartmentIsère
TerritoryAlps, Dauphiné
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin1750 yd (5 min)
Pressins2.7 mi (8 min)
Domessin3 mi (9 min)
Romagnieu3.1 mi (9 min)
Saint-Albin-de-Vaulserre3.7 mi (8 min)
Belmont-Tramonet3.7 mi (10 min)
Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne3.8 mi (10 min)
Les Abrets en Dauphiné4 mi (8 min)
Saint-Martin-de-Vaulserre4.5 mi (13 min)
Verel-de-Montbel4.8 mi (14 min)
La Bridoire4.8 mi (12 min)
Saint-Béron4.8 mi (10 min)
Chimilin5 mi (11 min)
Charancieu5.2 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do

While strolling in the commune, do not miss to admire the fresco, the Bazaar of Labor Prisons, on the building in front of the Post office in which were sold objects made by the convicts.

You can discover the Saint-Clément church, or the François Ier bridge built in the late 16th century and destroyed in 1940 during the Second World War. Some vestiges remain at the level of the new bridge built with modern materials.

Two museums can be visited in the municipality of Pont-de-Beauvoisin, the Museum of Regional Resistance and Deportation, and the Museum of Woodworking Machine and Tools in hand.

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Transport

Events and festivities

The market is held every Monday morning. A walnut market is also organized on Monday mornings from November to February.

In July, place at the festival Pré en Bulles dedicated to comics.

Weather

Sunday 16 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 28°C
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Monday 17 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 30°C
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Tuesday 18 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 30°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour of Virieu Castle
Culture and education6 € to 8 € Val-de-Virieu (9.4 mi)
Discover wine through wine tourism in all its forms
Local flavours38 € to 120 € Porte-de-Savoie (16.7 mi)
Guided hike with donkeys
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 45 € Flachères (17.3 mi)
Two-seater paraglider flight over Belledonne and the Chartreuse
Sports sensations75 € to 150 € Plateau-des-Petites-Roches (19.4 mi)
Canyoning in Vercors or Chartreuse
Sports sensations45 € to 55 € Grenoble (24 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mountain bike loop Local legends
HikeEasy4h35Pressins (1.9 mi)
Walking track : An air of Cuba
HikeIntermediate1h35Saint-Jean-d'Avelanne (2.3 mi)
Trail: The Saint Martin
HikeIntermediate2h55Saint-Martin-de-Vaulserre (3.3 mi)
Walking path : the lone of the Rhône
HikeEasy1h50Saint-Genix-les-Villages (4.3 mi)
Cycle 6 loop: Around the lake bog
Cycling itineraryEasy1h35Châbons (14.1 mi)

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