Albon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Palais Ideal at 14 km from Albon

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Albon is situated in the Drome department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Albon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Palais Ideal at 14 km and Malleval at 18 km.

Albon, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 14 km (direction east)

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 19 km (direction south)

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 20 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
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Pelussin

Pelussin

at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 27 km (direction south-east)

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 28 km (direction south-east)

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 31 km (direction east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
Valence

Valence

at 35 km (direction south)

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a...

See Valence guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above the...

See Pont-en-Royans guide

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Markets in and near Albon

  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Vallier: market Thursday (8km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (10km)
  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (17km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (18km)
  • Tournon-sur-Rhone: market Saturday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Albon, France

What to do at Albon? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Albon.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (53km)
  • Saint-Galmier (56km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (25km)
  • Parc Jouvet (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (25km)
  • Perdrix Crest (26km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (37km)
  • Chaponnay (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Albon is in the south-east of France at 35 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Albon is 444 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Albon

Canton: Saint-Vallier

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26140

Distance to Albon

from Valence (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 444 km

from Calais: 672 km

from Nice: 258 km

from Bordeaux: 428 km

from Strasbourg: 432 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Albon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andance, Andancette, Anneyron, Beausemblant, Champagne, Fay-le-Clos, La Motte-de-Galaure, Laveyron, Saint-Desirat, Saint-Etienne-de-Valoux, Saint-Rambert-d'Albon and Talencieux.

This page in French: Visiter Albon

 
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