Benivay-Ollon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Benivay-Ollon in Drome

Photo is of Nyons at 8 km from Benivay-Ollon

Visit Benivay-Ollon: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Benivay-Ollon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nyons at 8 km and Aubres at 9 km.

Benivay-Ollon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nyons guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Aubres guide


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

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Seguret guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 17 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 19 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Le Barroux guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grignan guide


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

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

See Sault guide


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

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

See Carpentras guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Naturoptère guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river valley are just two...

See Venasque guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Pernes-les-Fontaines takes its name from the large number of historic fountains in the town...

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide

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Markets in and near Benivay-Ollon

  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (19km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (26km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Benivay-Ollon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (15km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (11km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (43km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (43km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (49km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (33km)
  • Jardin des herbes (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (39km)

Geography and distances

Benivay-Ollon is in the south-east of France at 75 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Benivay-Ollon is 551 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Benivay-Ollon

Canton: Buis-les-Baronnies

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26170

Distance to Benivay-Ollon

from Valence (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 551 km

from Calais: 781 km

from Nice: 179 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 515 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Benivay-Ollon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoisin, Chateauneuf-de-Bordette, Faucon, La Penne-sur-l'Ouveze, Merindol-les-Oliviers, Piegon, Pierrelongue, Propiac, Puymeras and Rochebrune.

This page in French: Visiter Benivay-Ollon