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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

Town of Isère, in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region Saint-Savin takes place in the cold Land area, near Bourgoin-Jallieu and Ain. It is located eighty kilometers from Grenoble, near Salagnon, Domarin and Montcarra.

Populated by the Burgundians in the fifth century, the territory of Saint-Savin develops gradually, especially in the medieval period. The draining of the marshes around the seventeenth century also allows the town to experience a new economic and population growth, as the building of the castle a century later.

Today Saint-Savin continues to attract visitors with its proximity to some of the most beautiful sights in the region, as well as its rich architectural heritage and unspoilt natural.

Geographical information

Latitude45.6267300 (N 45° 37’ 36”)
Longitude5.3112290 (E 5° 18’ 40”)
AltitudeFrom 216m to 403m
Surface area24.55 km²
Population4051 inhabitants
Density165 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (77 km, 51 min)
Insee code38455
IntercommunalityCA Porte de l'Isère
TerritoryAlps, Dauphiné

Nearest cities & towns

Bourgoin-Jallieu6.3 km (9 min)
Montcarra6.8 km (7 min)
Ruy-Montceau7.4 km (15 min)
Vénérieu7.9 km (10 min)
Domarin8.3 km (11 min)
Salagnon8.6 km (12 min)
Saint-Chef8.8 km (11 min)
Saint-Hilaire-de-Brens8.9 km (10 min)
L'Isle-d'Abeau9.1 km (10 min)
Saint-Marcel-Bel-Accueil9.8 km (13 min)
Saint-Alban-de-Roche10.3 km (14 min)
Trept10.5 km (11 min)
Moras11 km (17 min)
Rochetoirin11 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Built in the twelfth century, the castle Demptézieu has seen many changes between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Ranked historic monument for its facades, roofs and spiral staircase in its hexagonal tower of the fifteenth century, the building is not publicly accessible private property.

Partly listed historical monument, the fortified house of the sixteenth century of Demptézieu particular reveals a Renaissance bas-relief stone.

Built in the eighteenth century, the old castle of the counts of Menon houses the current town hall today.

Walking through the town, be sure not to admire the hut Creuzat to Chapeze, old communal ovens, cooler, old wash houses, fountains, church Demptézieu or strong house Peythieu aujourd 'hui labeled Heritage in Isère. Built in the fifteenth century, it can not be visited.

Unusual, the site of the church of the nineteenth century was totally unfinished for lack of resources. The opportunity to discover, however, the front part and completed the first span.

Be seduced by the natural heritage of the town as you stroll near Lake Clear or Black Lake, in the vineyards, in the ancient marshes or near the mulberry trees that once made the reputation of the city.

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities

The weekly market is held every Wednesday morning. A Christmas market is also available by year end.

In April, up to Festi'Music and concerts.

Concerts are held in June on the occasion of Music Day.


Monday 18 january
Min. -2°C - Max. 4°C
Tuesday 19 january
Min. -4°C - Max. 7°C
Wednesday 20 january
Min. 1°C - Max. 12°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided hike with donkeys
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 305 € Flachères (17.4 km)
Escape Game at Septème Castle
Entertainment22 € Septème (25 km)
Discovery of rowing on Lake Paladru
Sports sensations20 € to 25 € Villages du Lac de Paladru (25 km)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts125 € to 207 € Lyon (39 km)
Lyon Pass: Tours, Transportation, Cultural Activities – 1,2, 3 or 4 days
Culture and education27 € Lyon (40 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cycle 6 loop: Around the lake bog
Cycling itineraryEasy1h35Châbons (23 km)
Bévenais: Chapel of Salette
HikeEasy2h10Bévenais (26 km)
Circuit Cuny's tour
HikeEasy4h10Villebois (26 km)
Cyclo Loop 5: In the Land of Berlioz
Cycling itineraryEasy55 minLa Côte-Saint-André (27 km)
Garden Vertrieu Simples
Village visitEasy1h00Vertrieu (28 km)


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