Aurel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Aurel in Drome

Visit Aurel: highlights and tourist information

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Aurel is situated in the Drome department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the south-east of France at 41 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Aurel is 514 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 22 km and Le Poet-Laval at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aurel, 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 Aurel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Aurel

Markets in and near Aurel

  • Saillans: market Sunday (8km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (15km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (24km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (26km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (32km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Aurel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Aurel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aurel.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (41km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (42km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (55km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (41km)
  • Jardin japonais (47km)
  • Jardin des herbes (55km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (17km)
  • Mont Aiguille (26km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (42km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (42km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (43km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aurel

Canton: Saillans

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26340

Distance to Aurel

from Valence (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 514 km

from Calais: 741 km

from Nice: 192 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 471 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barnave, Barsac, Espenel, Rimon-et-Savel, Saint-Benoit-en-Diois and Vercheny.

This page in French: Visiter Aurel