Discover “your” Chartreuse

Lakes and mountains

Mountains are great, but the countryside is better! Everything is close by: lakes, towns, and of course the mountains. Perhaps you prefer less strenuous activities: in that case, choose the “Lakes and mountains” zone.

Mountains and countryside

This is a region of hillsides and plateaux, just to the west of the mountainous centre of the Park. It is characterised by a gentle terrain, and an abundance of agricultural and artisanal activities.

If you like swimming, this is the place for you! France’s two largest natural lakes (Paladru in Isère and Aiguebelette in Savoie) are on your doorstep.

Tourist offices :

    • Pays de la Grande Sure (St Laurent du Pont and St Joseph de Rivière)
    • Vallée de Chartreuse (Attignat Oncin, Entre Deux Guiers, La Bauche, Les Echelles, Miribel les Echelles, St Christophe la Grotte, St Christophe sur Guiers, St Franc, St Jean de Couz, St Pierre de Genebroz and St Thibaud de Couz).
    • Pays Voironnais (Coublevie, La Buisse, Merlas, Pommiers la Placette, St Aupre, St Etienne de Crossey, St Julien de Ratz, Voissant and Voreppe).
St Laurent du Pont
Porte Emmanuel II and la Voie Sarde – St Christophe la Grotte