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Arpavon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arpavon in Drome

Photo is of Aubres at 8 km from Arpavon

Visit Arpavon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubres at 8 km and Nyons at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Arpavon, 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 Arpavon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction west)

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you to further...

See Aubres guide


at 10 km (direction west)

The lively lower town and the narrow streets around the castle in...

See Nyons guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified among...

See Seguret guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Grignan guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views...

See Le Barroux guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault is...

See Sault guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Puygiron guide


at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a 'tourist...

See Carpentras guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction...

See Naturoptère guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide

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

Map of places to visit near Arpavon


Markets in and near Arpavon

  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (11km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (16km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (23km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (28km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (31km)

Hotels near Arpavon

More information about Arpavon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Arpavon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (58km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (21km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (41km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (41km)
  • Jarditrain (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (45km)

Geography and distances

Arpavon is in the south-east of France at 69 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Arpavon is 546 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arpavon

Canton: Nyons

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26110

Distance to Arpavon

from Valence (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 546 km

from Calais: 775 km

from Nice: 176 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 506 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besignan, Condorcet, Curnier, Eyroles, Le Poet-Sigillat, Montaulieu, Montreal-les-Sources, Rochebrune, Sahune and Sainte-Jalle.

This page in French: Visiter Arpavon

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