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Colonzelle tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grignan at 3 km from Colonzelle

Visit Colonzelle: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grignan at 3 km and La Garde-Adhemar at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Colonzelle, 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 Colonzelle in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 3 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Grignan guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

The small castle and pretty gardens add further to...

See Puygiron guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Nyons guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Viviers guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Aubres guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montelimar guide


at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


at 22 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Saint-Montan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Seguret guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction...

See Naturoptère guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Vaucluse department

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Aigueze guide

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

Map of places to visit near Colonzelle


Markets in and near Colonzelle

  • Grignan: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (12km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (16km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (16km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Bollene: market Monday (17km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)

More information about Colonzelle, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Colonzelle, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (22km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (43km)
  • Jarditrain (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (27km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (34km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (37km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (16km)

Geography and distances

Colonzelle is in the south-east of France at 60 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Colonzelle is 533 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colonzelle

Canton: Grignan

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26230

Distance to Colonzelle

from Valence (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 533 km

from Calais: 764 km

from Nice: 204 km

from Bordeaux: 436 km

from Strasbourg: 515 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamaret, Chantemerle-les-Grignan, Grignan, Grillon, Montsegur-sur-Lauzon, Reauville, Richerenches and Solerieux.

This page in French: Visiter Colonzelle

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