Where to stay around Isere?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,899 holiday lettings near Isere. From 2,014 apartments to 319 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Isere for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Isere?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Isere. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • L'Alpe d'Huez: 3,591 holiday homes
  • Les Deux Alpes: 696 holiday homes
  • Grenoble: 409 holiday homes
  • Vaujany: 3,074 holiday homes
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: 2,170 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Isere! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Isere?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Isere with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Grenoble: 409 holiday lettings
  • Vaujany: 3,074 holiday lettings
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: 2,170 holiday lettings
  • Chamrousse: 1,618 holiday lettings
  • Villard-Reculas: 2,136 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Isere?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Isere are:

  • l'Alpe-d'Huez (AHZ-Henri Giraud): 3,546 self catering accommodations
  • Vienne (XVI): 141 self catering accommodations
  • Saint Geoirs Airport (GNB): 121 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Isere?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Isere. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • L'Alpe d'Huez: 3,591 holiday rentals
  • Oz-en-Oisans Ski Resort: 3,728 holiday rentals
  • Alps Stadium: 1,855 holiday rentals
  • Vercors National Park: 660 holiday rentals
  • Vaujany-Villette Gondola: 3,754 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Isere listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental house or gite in Isere, France your home away from home

Isere, in France’s Rhone-Alps, is a landlocked department named after the Isere River. It is a naturally beautiful region, housing a large area of the Alps, which host both skiing in the winter and a number of stages of the Tour de France. Set in a diverse landscape, Isere has both sections of the Alps and large areas of plains. Whether you are looking to ski, hike or take to the sky, Isere is a magnificent place to take a holiday rental, as the sporting facilities are world class, and the culture, atmosphere and scenery just add to the experience.

Things to do on holiday in Isere, France

Isere is well known for its Alpine skiing, and the two most celebrated ski resorts are those of Alpe d’Huez and Les Deux Alpes. Alpe d’Huez is ideal for mixed parties looking to rent a holiday gite in Isere due to the suitability of skiing for all levels of experience, from beginners to advanced skiers, snowboarders and cross-country skiing. It is one France’s oldest resorts. Alpe d’Huez is also very well known with cyclists, as the Tour de France rolls into town. Les Deux Alpes is not only a world class ski area, but is also the largest skiable glacier in Europe, with excellent après-ski too.

The International festival of free flight, the Coupe Icare, is held in the world renowned paragliding site at Lumbin, and celebrates all types of free flying, including paragliding and hang-gliding.

The stunning Vercors National Park is hade of staggering rock faces, deep gorges and black caves, which have become a magnet for climbers and explorers. Canyoning, caving and climbing opportunities from an Isere gite rental are endless. The Chartreuse Mountain range was declared as a national park in 1995, where high altitude forests, alpine pastures and large cliffs, home to the rare Tengmalm’s owl. There are a range of marked hiking trails and snowshoe and cross country skiing trails for the winter.

Places to holiday in Isere, France

The department’s capital, Grenoble, which was the host of the 1968 Winter Olympics, is a beautifully picturesque town with a long history, evident throughout the town. If you rent an Isere holiday gite in Grenoble, climb to the Bastille Fort or take the cable car to the top, as the views defiantly make the trip worthwhile.

Travel to Isere, France

Lyon Airport receives flights from Birmingham, Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester (MAN) provided by British Airways. Flybe, easyJet and Jet2 all fly to Chambery and Geneva, just over the boarder in Switzerland. Both airports are around 2 hours from the self catering holiday accommodation in Isere.

Sightseeing in and around Isere

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Isere a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chartreuse Cellars (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Grenoble-Bastille Cable Car (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Grenoble Seyssins Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Parcours de Bresson (13 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Golf Club d'Uriage (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Le Jardin Ferroviaire (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Isere

Isere is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in December, January, November or October, when snowfall averages 5.10 inches and temperatures average 0°F.

Exploring the natural landscape of Isere

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Isere. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Paul Mistral Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Chartreuse National Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Col de Parmenie (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Jardin des Dauphins (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Jardin de Ville (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Lac de Paladru (13.1 mi / 21.2 km)