Chateauneuf-du-Rhone tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateauneuf-du-Rhone in Drome

Photo is of Viviers at 2 km from Chateauneuf-du-Rhone

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Chateauneuf-du-Rhone 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 Chateauneuf-du-Rhone in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Viviers at 2 km and Montelimar at 9 km.

Chateauneuf-du-Rhone, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Viviers guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montelimar guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top of the village...

See Saint-Montan guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very picturesque historic...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Puygiron guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grignan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', also...

See Aigueze guide
Gorges de l\'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights in France, whether...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

Dominated by its castle, the beautiful village of Vogue is one of our favourite...

See Vogue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mirmande guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

The small beach and beautiful setting make Pont d'Arc a very beautiful and popular...

See Pont d'Arc guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

Because of the proximity to the Gorges de l'Ardeche and the lively holiday atmosphere...

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide

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Markets in and near Chateauneuf-du-Rhone

  • Donzere: market Saturday (5km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (7km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (12km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (17km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Bollene: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Chateauneuf-du-Rhone, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (11km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (16km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (11km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (24km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (36km)
  • Bois de Païolive (43km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (44km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (49km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (49km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (14km)

Geography and distances

Chateauneuf-du-Rhone is in the south-east of France at 52 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Chateauneuf-du-Rhone is 518 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateauneuf-du-Rhone

Canton: Montélimar 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26780

Distance to Chateauneuf-du-Rhone

from Valence (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 518 km

from Calais: 750 km

from Nice: 222 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 511 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chateauneuf-du-Rhone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allan, Donzere, Malataverne and Viviers.

This page in French: Visiter Chateauneuf-du-Rhone