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Barsac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Crest at 21 km from Barsac

Visit Barsac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 21 km and Le Poet-Laval at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Barsac, 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 Barsac in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Crest

Crest

at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Crest guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Mirmande guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 37 km (direction west), 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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Mens

Mens

at 38 km (direction east), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide
Valence

Valence

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Valence guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aubres guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nyons guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Grignan guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 52 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide

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

Map of places to visit near Barsac

 
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Markets in and near Barsac

  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (8km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (18km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (28km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (29km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)

Hotels near Barsac

More information about Barsac, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Barsac, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (39km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (43km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (57km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (39km)
  • Jardin japonais (43km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (54km)
  • Jardin des herbes (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (17km)
  • Mont Aiguille (24km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (38km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (38km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (39km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Barsac is in the south-east of France at 39 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Barsac is 510 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barsac

Canton: Die

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26150

Distance to Barsac

from Valence (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 510 km

from Calais: 737 km

from Nice: 195 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 468 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurel, Espenel, Pontaix, Sainte-Croix and Vercheny.

This page in French: Visiter Barsac

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