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Grignan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grignan in Drome

Visit Grignan: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: As well as the castle that dominates the hillside village of Grignan you will also discover various other places of interest

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Grignan. For detailed visitor information see the Grignan travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Puygiron at 14 km and Le Poet-Laval at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Grignan, 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 Grignan in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Puygiron guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Viviers

Viviers

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

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

See Viviers guide
 
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Nyons

Nyons

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nyons guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Aubres guide
Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan

at 23 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Saint-Montan guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Seguret

Seguret

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Seguret guide
Naturoptère

Naturoptère

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

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

See Naturoptère guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Aigueze

Aigueze

Most Beautiful Village at 31 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 Grignan

 
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Markets in and near Grignan

Market days in Grignan: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Grignan: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (14km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (16km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (16km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (17km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (17km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (20km)

Hotels near Grignan

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Tourist attractions near Grignan, France

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

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) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (24km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (13km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (29km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (35km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (40km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

Grignan is in the south-east of France at 57 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Grignan is 530 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grignan

Canton: Grignan

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26230

Distance to Grignan

from Valence (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 530 km

from Calais: 761 km

from Nice: 205 km

from Bordeaux: 437 km

from Strasbourg: 511 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamaret, Colonzelle, Grillon, Reauville, Salles-sous-Bois, Taulignan and Valreas.

This page in French: Visiter Grignan

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