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La Roche-sur-le-Buis tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Roche-sur-le-Buis in Drome

Photo is of Montbrun-les-Bains at 15 km from La Roche-sur-le-Buis

Visit La Roche-sur-le-Buis: highlights and tourist information

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La Roche-sur-le-Buis is situated in the Drome department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbrun-les-Bains at 15 km and Aubres at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Roche-sur-le-Buis, 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 Roche-sur-le-Buis in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 15 km (direction south-east)

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aubres guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nyons guide


at 19 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault is...

See Sault guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very...

See Le Barroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Seguret guide


at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a...

See Carpentras guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque...

See Venasque guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

The castle, the fortifications, the cliffs and the troglodyte dwellings come...

See Le Beaucet guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grignan guide


at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Pernes-les-Fontaines takes its name from the large number of...

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide


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

It is true that Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is larger and less visited by...

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Roche-sur-le-Buis


Markets in and near La Roche-sur-le-Buis

  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (20km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (22km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (24km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (34km)

More information about La Roche-sur-le-Buis, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Roche-sur-le-Buis, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (12km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (42km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (43km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (46km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (55km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (46km)
  • Jardin des herbes (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (52km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

La Roche-sur-le-Buis is in the south-east of France at 80 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: La Roche-sur-le-Buis is 557 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Roche-sur-le-Buis

Canton: Buis-les-Baronnies

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26170

Distance to La Roche-sur-le-Buis

from Valence (prefecture): 80 km

from Paris: 557 km

from Calais: 786 km

from Nice: 169 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Roche-sur-le-Buis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besignan, Buis-les-Baronnies, Eygaliers, Plaisians, Sainte-Euphemie-sur-Ouveze and Vercoiran.

This page in French: Visiter La Roche-sur-le-Buis

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