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Chavannes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chavannes in Drome

Photo is of Tain-l'Hermitage at 8 km from Chavannes

Visit Chavannes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tain-l'Hermitage at 8 km and Tournon-sur-Rhone at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chavannes, 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 Chavannes in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Valence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 33 km (direction 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 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in...

See Malleval guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are...

See Pelussin guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Crest guide


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

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts...

See Mirmande guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chavannes


Markets in and near Chavannes

  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (5km)
  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (8km)
  • Tournon-sur-Rhone: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Vallier: market Thursday (11km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (19km)

More information about Chavannes, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chavannes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (42km)
  • Vercors (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (9km)
  • Parc Jouvet (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (37km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (40km)
  • Oeillon Crest (40km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (41km)
  • Perdrix Crest (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (20km)
  • Saint-Gervais (45km)

Geography and distances

Chavannes is in the south-east of France at 19 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Chavannes is 461 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chavannes

Canton: Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26260

Distance to Chavannes

from Valence (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 461 km

from Calais: 689 km

from Nice: 243 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 442 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bren, Chanos-Curson, Chantemerle-les-Bles, Clerieux, Larnage, Marsaz, Mercurol, Saint-Bardoux, Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse and Veaunes.

This page in French: Visiter Chavannes

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