Le Poet-Laval tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Poet-Laval: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The cobbled streets of ancient Le Poet-Laval are pedestrianized, which adds further to the appeal of this lovely village

Important note

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

Le Poet-Laval 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 45 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Le Poet-Laval is 521 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Grignan at 15 km and Montelimar at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Poet-Laval, 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 Le Poet-Laval 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 Le Poet-Laval

Markets in and near Le Poet-Laval

  • Dieulefit: market Friday (4km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (23km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (26km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Le Poet-Laval, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Le Poet-Laval, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Poet-Laval.

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (14km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (26km)
  • Parc Jouvet (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (40km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (44km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (45km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (47km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (54km)
  • Mont Aiguille (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Poet-Laval

Canton: Dieulefit

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26160

Distance to Le Poet-Laval

from Valence (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 521 km

from Calais: 751 km

from Nice: 203 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 496 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Poet-Laval from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aleyrac, Dieulefit, Eyzahut, Felines-sur-Rimandoule, La Begude-de-Mazenc, Provencal Drome, Rochebaudin, Salettes, Souspierre and Truinas.

This page in French: Visiter Le Poet-Laval