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La Chaudiere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chaudiere in Drome

Photo is of Crest at 19 km from La Chaudiere

Visit La Chaudiere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 19 km and Le Poet-Laval at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chaudiere, 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 La Chaudiere in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crest guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aubres guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nyons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Mirmande guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Grignan guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Montelimar guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Valence guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Viviers guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chaudiere


Markets in and near La Chaudiere

  • Saillans: market Sunday (7km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (17km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (19km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (21km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about La Chaudiere, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Chaudiere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (34km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (42km)
  • Jardin des herbes (45km)
  • Jardin japonais (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (26km)
  • Mont Aiguille (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (51km)

Geography and distances

La Chaudiere is in the south-east of France at 42 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: La Chaudiere is 518 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chaudiere

Canton: Saillans

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26340

Distance to La Chaudiere

from Valence (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 518 km

from Calais: 746 km

from Nice: 194 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 480 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubenasson, Chastel-Arnaud, Espenel, Les Tonils, Pradelle, Rochefourchat, Saint-Benoit-en-Diois and Saint-Sauveur-en-Diois.

This page in French: Visiter La Chaudiere

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