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Ancone tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ancone in Drome

Photo is of Montelimar at 3 km from Ancone

Visit Ancone: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montelimar at 3 km and Puygiron at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ancone, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ancone in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Montelimar

Montelimar

at 3 km (direction south-east)

The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat - be...

See Montelimar guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The small castle and pretty gardens add further to the charm of...

See Puygiron guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 11 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Viviers

Viviers

at 11 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ardeche department

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a nice view...

See Viviers guide
 
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Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-east)

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and it really...

See Mirmande guide
Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan

at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Ardeche department

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top of...

See Saint-Montan guide
Privas

Privas

at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Ardeche department

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when...

See Privas guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south)

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style church are...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 23 km (direction south-east)

As well as the castle that dominates the hillside village of Grignan...

See Grignan guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east)

The cobbled streets of ancient Le Poet-Laval are pedestrianized, which adds further...

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Vogue

Vogue

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

Dominated by its castle, the beautiful village of Vogue is one of...

See Vogue guide
Aubenas

Aubenas

at 27 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

The Chateau d'Aubenas and the belvedere next to the castle are the...

See Aubenas guide
Crest

Crest

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable highlight when...

See Crest guide
Balazuc

Balazuc

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

After exploring ancient Balazuc you descend further to reach the Ardeche river...

See Balazuc guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Drome

Map of places to visit near Ancone

 
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Markets in and near Ancone

  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (3km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (5km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (16km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (20km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (20km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (23km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (24km)

Hotels near Ancone

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Tourist attractions near Ancone, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (9km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (21km)
  • Parc Jouvet (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (33km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (44km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (46km)
  • Bois de Païolive (47km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (50km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ancone is in the south-east of France at 41 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Ancone is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ancone

Canton: Montélimar 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26200

Distance to Ancone

from Valence (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 740 km

from Nice: 225 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 501 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Teil, Meysse, Montelimar, Rochemaure, Saint-Marcel-les-Sauzet and Savasse.

This page in French: Visiter Ancone

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