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Lachau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lachau in Drome

Photo is of Montbrun-les-Bains at 17 km from Lachau

Visit Lachau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbrun-les-Bains at 17 km and Sault at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lachau, 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 Lachau in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


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

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender...

See Sault guide


at 25 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel is the main attraction in Sisteron, along...

See Sisteron guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of the...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting...

See Forcalquier guide


at 33 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette...

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 34 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel above the village is the principal monument in...

See Mane guide


at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The village of Lurs is small but has a great deal...

See Lurs guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aubres guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nyons guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Less touristy than many Provence towns, the highlight in...

See Apt guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 44 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching...

See Le Barroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lachau


Markets in and near Lachau

  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (17km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (22km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (33km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (34km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (35km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (35km)

More information about Lachau, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Lachau, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (50km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (34km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (34km)
  • Jarditrain (49km)
  • Domaine de Charance (51km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Nesque (32km)
  • Colorado Provencal (36km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Lachau is in the south-east of France at 98 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Lachau is 572 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lachau

Canton: Séderon

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26560

Distance to Lachau

from Valence (prefecture): 98 km

from Paris: 572 km

from Calais: 799 km

from Nice: 143 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 510 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballons, Eourres, Eygalayes, Izon-la-Bruisse, Salerans and Vers-sur-Meouge.

This page in French: Visiter Lachau

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