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Espeluche tourism and travel guide

Photo of Espeluche in Drome

Photo is of Puygiron at 4 km from Espeluche

Visit Espeluche: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Puygiron at 4 km and Montelimar at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Espeluche, 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 Espeluche in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Puygiron

Puygiron

at 4 km (direction north-east)

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

See Puygiron guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Viviers

Viviers

at 11 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Viviers guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grignan guide
 
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La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan

at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Saint-Montan guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mirmande guide
Crest

Crest

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Crest guide
Privas

Privas

at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Ardeche department

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is...

See Privas guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nyons guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubres guide
Aigueze

Aigueze

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

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

See Aigueze guide

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

Map of places to visit near Espeluche

 
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Markets in and near Espeluche

  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (12km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (12km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (18km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (21km)

More information about Espeluche, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Espeluche, France

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

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 (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (15km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (15km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (33km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (42km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Espeluche is in the south-east of France at 47 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Espeluche is 518 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Espeluche

Canton: Montélimar 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26780

Distance to Espeluche

from Valence (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 518 km

from Calais: 749 km

from Nice: 215 km

from Bordeaux: 428 km

from Strasbourg: 505 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allan, La Batie-Rolland, La Touche, Malataverne, Montboucher-sur-Jabron, Montelimar, Montjoyer, Puygiron and Rochefort-en-Valdaine.

This page in French: Visiter Espeluche

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