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Chalancon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chalancon in Drome

Photo is of Aubres at 20 km from Chalancon

Visit Chalancon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubres at 20 km and Nyons at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chalancon, 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 Chalancon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aubres guide


at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nyons guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Crest guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Grignan guide


at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Puygiron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Seguret guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Le Barroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mirmande guide


at 47 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Sault guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chalancon


Markets in and near Chalancon

  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (4km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (14km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (22km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (24km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (30km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (32km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (33km)

Hotels near Chalancon

More information about Chalancon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chalancon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (38km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (37km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Chalancon is in the south-east of France at 59 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Chalancon is 535 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chalancon

Canton: Motte-Chalancon

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26340

Distance to Chalancon

from Valence (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 535 km

from Calais: 762 km

from Nice: 178 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 489 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnayon, Cornillon-sur-l'Oule, La Motte-Chalancon, Rottier and Volvent.

This page in French: Visiter Chalancon

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