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Echevis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Echevis in Drome

Photo is of Pont-en-Royans at 5 km from Echevis

Visit Echevis: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont-en-Royans at 5 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Echevis, 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 Echevis in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 5 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Vizille

Vizille

at 31 km (direction east), in the Isere department

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau...

See Vizille guide
 
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Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a...

See Grenoble guide
Mens

Mens

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
Valence

Valence

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Valence guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 44 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Crest

Crest

at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Crest guide
Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Church at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mirmande guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les...

See Les-7-Laux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Echevis

 
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Markets in and near Echevis

  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (15km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Vif: market Friday (23km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (27km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (30km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Echevis, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Echevis, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (12km)
  • Chartreuse (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (31km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (34km)
  • Jardin japonais (36km)
  • Parc Jouvet (40km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Bourne (5km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (5km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (5km)
  • Mont Aiguille (24km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (33km)
  • Mont Jalla (33km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (21km)
  • Montelier (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Echevis is in the south-east of France at 40 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Echevis is 484 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Echevis

Canton: Saint-Jean-en-Royans

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26190

Distance to Echevis

from Valence (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 484 km

from Calais: 709 km

from Nice: 210 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 435 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelus, Choranche, Pont-en-Royans, Saint-Julien-en-Vercors, Saint-Laurent-en-Royans, Saint-Martin-en-Vercors and Sainte-Eulalie-en-Royans.

This page in French: Visiter Echevis

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