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Monestier-de-Clermont - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

The village is located on Monestier-de-Clermont Township Monestier, and at an altitude of 846 m. You will welcome about 1103 inhabitants. Between the valley and Gresse Valley Drac Monestier-de-Clermont opens Trièves. Its location on the R & D in 1075 made a stopover town. It is also a starting point for many walks. A union initiative created in 1907, marks the craze of tourists to the region.

Monestier-de-Clermont owes its origin to the abbey founded around 1100. The word "monastery" was distorted by Monestier and Clair-Mont evokes the pure light that illuminates the peaks often neighbors. The two main squares Monestier have their histoire.Elles are separated by a complex of buildings called "The Grand Armiraï. We know the meaning of that expression but it is likely that stood on this spot the old hospital of the Knights of Malta. The arrival of the railway in 1878 was an important event for Monestier and its surroundings, allowing it to connect Grenoble to Marseille. Monestier is one of the first ski resorts in France. In 1908 a competition was organized by the Syndicat d'Initiative de Grenoble and Monestier, it included tests of skiing and ski jumping. The Tennis Club is also one of the oldest in France (1938). The exploitation of the mineral spring St. Paul will last until 1953, listed building still exists today.

Geographical information

Latitude44.9165740 (N 44° 54’ 60”)
Longitude5.6350130 (E 5° 38’ 6”)
AltitudeFrom 679m to 1070m
Surface area5.45 km²
Population1445 inhabitants
Density265 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (24 mi, 29 min)
Insee code38242
IntercommunalityCC du Trièves
TerritoryAlps, Dauphiné

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Paul-lès-Monestier2.1 mi (8 min)
Roissard3 mi (8 min)
Sinard3.3 mi (9 min)
Saint-Guillaume4.7 mi (11 min)
Avignonet5.2 mi (14 min)
Saint-Michel-les-Portes5.5 mi (10 min)
Treffort5.7 mi (13 min)
Saint-Martin-de-la-Cluze6.3 mi (14 min)
Saint-Martin-de-Clelles7.4 mi (12 min)
Saint-Andéol7.8 mi (19 min)
Château-Bernard8 mi (19 min)
Lavars8.4 mi (19 min)
Miribel-Lanchâtre8.6 mi (21 min)
Gresse-en-Vercors8.7 mi (19 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities


View Monestier-de-Clermont
View Monestier-de-Clermont
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Monestier-de-Clermont at a bend
Monestier-de-Clermont at a bend
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Monday 9 december
Min. 1°C - Max. 4°C
Tuesday 10 december
Min. -5°C - Max. 1°C
Wednesday 11 december
Min. -5°C - Max. 4°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tandem paraglider flight with an instructor
Sports sensations80 € to 140 € Lans-en-Vercors (15.1 mi)
Canyoning in Vercors or Chartreuse
Sports sensations45 € to 55 € Grenoble (19.7 mi)
Discovery flight in a two-seater paraglider over Diois
Sports sensations70 € to 120 € Aurel (23 mi)
Horse ride or trek in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors19 € to 75 € La Roche-des-Arnauds (28 mi)
Mountain hiking holiday in the Southern Alps
Nature and the great outdoors140 € La Roche-des-Arnauds (29 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pas de la Balme
HikeAthletic4h40Château-Bernard (4.9 mi)
The mill path
HikeEasy1h05Château-Bernard (5 mi)
Playnet Meadow and Col du Soliet by Château Bernard
HikeIntermediate3h35Château-Bernard (5 mi)
The Mauret Wood Games
HikeEasy25 minChâteau-Bernard (5.6 mi)
Walk around Mount Aiguille
HikeIntermediate6h00Le Monestier-du-Percy (8.5 mi)


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