Besignan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Besignan in Drome

Visit Besignan: highlights and tourist information

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Besignan 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 76 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Besignan is 553 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubres at 14 km and Nyons at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Besignan, 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 Besignan 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 Besignan

Markets in and near Besignan

  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (19km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (25km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (31km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Besignan, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Besignan, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (17km)

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) (22km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (45km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (49km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (58km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (50km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (55km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (26km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (30km)
  • Colorado Provencal (46km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Besignan

Canton: Buis-les-Baronnies

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26110

Distance to Besignan

from Valence (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 553 km

from Calais: 781 km

from Nice: 170 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 509 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arpavon, Bellecombe-Tarendol, Buis-les-Baronnies, La Roche-sur-le-Buis, Le Poet-Sigillat, Saint-Sauveur-Gouvernet, Sainte-Euphemie-sur-Ouveze, Sainte-Jalle and Vercoiran.

This page in French: Visiter Besignan