From Echirolles, the well-known city of Lyon is 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the northwest.
Enjoy Echirolles' sights. See Summum and the Palais des Congres Alpexpo.
The area around Echirolles is wonderfully endowed with things to do and see, from big-ticket tourist hotspots to lesser known delights. While you're in the area, check out the Glovettes Ski Lift and Pre des Preys Ski Lift in and around Villard-de-Lans, which is roughly 9 miles (14 kilometers), from Echirolles. For even more things to do, visit the Grande Chartreuse Monastery and Charmant Som Ski Lift which you'll find in and around Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, approximately 15 miles (24 kilometers) from Echirolles.
While you are here in Echirolles, head to Grenoble. Approximately 3 miles (5 kilometers) away, this regional city is home to Place Paul Mistral, Alps Stadium and Chartreuse National Park. University of Grenoble I, Place Grenette and Vercors National Park are other good spots to visit.
Learn something new by visiting Rhone-Alpes' wonderfulaters, art galleries and art museums. Tourists looking for spots to learn more about local spiritual beliefs, will relish spending time in the region's churches.
Paragliding is the perfect activity for those hoping to bring out their inner-daredevil. Explore a side of Echirolles many visitors will never see by spending time with a passionate local guide on one of the culinary tours and city walking tours.
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend your last euros on that last souvenir and say Au revoir / À bientôt to the interesting characters you've met and the places you've seen.