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Espenel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Espenel: highlights and tourist information

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Espenel is situated in the Drome department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the south-east of France at 39 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Espenel is 513 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 17 km and Le Poet-Laval at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Espenel, 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 Espenel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Espenel

Markets in and near Espenel

  • Saillans: market Sunday (3km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (19km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (22km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (25km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Espenel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Espenel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (37km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (50km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (39km)
  • Jardin japonais (45km)
  • Jardin des herbes (50km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (22km)
  • Mont Aiguille (31km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (44km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (45km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (55km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Espenel

Canton: Saillans

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26340

Distance to Espenel

from Valence (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 513 km

from Calais: 741 km

from Nice: 195 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 474 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurel, Barsac, Chastel-Arnaud, La Chaudiere, Rimon-et-Savel, Saillans, Saint-Benoit-en-Diois, Vercheny and Veronne.

This page in French: Visiter Espenel

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