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Ballons tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ballons in Drome

Photo is of Montbrun-les-Bains at 18 km from Ballons

Visit Ballons: highlights and tourist information

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Ballons 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 96 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Ballons is 570 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbrun-les-Bains at 18 km and Sisteron at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ballons, 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 Ballons 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 Ballons


Markets in and near Ballons

  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (16km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (20km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (30km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (33km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (34km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (35km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (35km)

More information about Ballons, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ballons, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (37km)
  • Domaine de Charance (48km)
  • Jarditrain (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Nesque (34km)
  • Colorado Provencal (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ballons

Canton: Séderon

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26560

Distance to Ballons

from Valence (prefecture): 96 km

from Paris: 570 km

from Calais: 796 km

from Nice: 144 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 508 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eourres, Eygalayes, Izon-la-Bruisse, Laborel, Lachau, Salerans and Vers-sur-Meouge.

This page in French: Visiter Ballons

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