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Chastel-Arnaud tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chastel-Arnaud in Drome

Photo is of Crest at 17 km from Chastel-Arnaud

Visit Chastel-Arnaud: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 17 km and Le Poet-Laval at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chastel-Arnaud, 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 Chastel-Arnaud in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction west-north-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 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Mirmande guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide


at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Aubres guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nyons guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Grignan guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montelimar guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Valence guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above the...

See Pont-en-Royans guide


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

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a nice view...

See Viviers guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style church are...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chastel-Arnaud


Markets in and near Chastel-Arnaud

  • Saillans: market Sunday (4km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (19km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (20km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (24km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Chastel-Arnaud, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chastel-Arnaud, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (35km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (39km)
  • Jardin japonais (46km)
  • Jardin des herbes (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (25km)
  • Mont Aiguille (33km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (47km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (53km)

Geography and distances

Chastel-Arnaud is in the south-east of France at 39 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Chastel-Arnaud is 515 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chastel-Arnaud

Canton: Saillans

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26340

Distance to Chastel-Arnaud

from Valence (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 515 km

from Calais: 742 km

from Nice: 196 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 477 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chastel-Arnaud from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubenasson, Espenel, La Chaudiere, Saillans, Saint-Benoit-en-Diois, Saint-Sauveur-en-Diois and Vercheny.

This page in French: Visiter Chastel-Arnaud

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