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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

Municipality of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Siccieu-Saint-Julien-et-Carisieu takes place in the department of Isere, not far from Crémieu and Courtenay. It was born in the middle of the 19th century from the merger of Carisieu with Siccieu-Saint-Julien, and is located about eighty kilometers from Grenoble.

Siccieu-Saint-Julien-et-Carisieu seduced by its calm, as much as its relaxing and pleasant. In the middle of nature, we take advantage of the traditional architecture of the buildings and we can discover the joys of hiking and outdoor activities.

Rich in several ponds, the Isère commune also has several marked trails that allow you to appreciate the local flora and fauna, while discovering a charming architectural and historical heritage.

Geographical information

Latitude45.7354780 (N 45° 44’ 8”)
Longitude5.3166650 (E 5° 18’ 60”)
AltitudeFrom 237m to 417m
Surface area14.22 km²
Population618 inhabitants
Density43 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (55 mi, 1h04)
Insee code38488
IntercommunalityCC Les Balcons du Dauphiné
TerritoryAlps, Dauphiné

Nearest cities & towns

Optevoz1.6 mi (4 min)
Dizimieu2.6 mi (6 min)
Annoisin-Chatelans2.9 mi (10 min)
Soleymieu3 mi (6 min)
Trept3.7 mi (8 min)
Courtenay4.2 mi (10 min)
Crémieu4.2 mi (9 min)
Saint-Baudille-de-la-Tour4.7 mi (12 min)
Villemoirieu5.3 mi (13 min)
Hières-sur-Amby5.7 mi (14 min)
Saint-Hilaire-de-Brens6.1 mi (12 min)
Charette6.3 mi (14 min)
Leyrieu6.5 mi (14 min)
Salagnon7.3 mi (16 min)

Things to see and do

Old castle of the twelfth century rebuilt in the nineteenth century, the castle of Saint-Julien takes place on the old town of Siccieu-Saint-Julien. Partly destroyed during the French Revolution, it has been used since the 1960s as a holiday center.

You can also admire in Carisieu the Romanesque chapel built in the thirteenth century.

But it is especially the natural heritage of Siccieu-Saint-Julien-et-Carisieu that seduces visitors. Several ponds, including those of Ry, Benetan, Carré, and Neuf, take place on the town. It is possible to walk there or picnic to appreciate the local flora and fauna.

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities

In August, the town organizes a gourmet party with tastings.


Saturday 22 july
Min. 20°C - Max. 33°C
Sunday 23 july
Min. 19°C - Max. 36°C
Monday 24 july
Min. 21°C - Max. 38°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided hike with donkeys
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 45 € Flachères (18.3 mi)
Tour of Virieu Castle
Culture and education6 € to 8 € Val-de-Virieu (19.6 mi)
Vanciaventure Adventure Park
Entertainment14 € to 20 € Rillieux-la-Pape (21 mi)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (23 mi)
Canyoning around Lyon
Sports sensations45 € to 70 € Lyon (23 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit Cuny's tour
HikeEasy4h10Villebois (9.6 mi)
Circuit ovens of Bressolles
HikeEasy1h10Bressolles (14 mi)
Bike tour - 9 villages tour
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h00Montluel (14.9 mi)
Discovery tour "Montluel over time"
HikeEasy50 minMontluel (14.9 mi)
Circuit The four villages
HikeIntermediate7h05Saint-Denis-en-Bugey (14.9 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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