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Loriol-sur-Drome tourism and travel guide

Photo of Loriol-sur-Drome in Drome

Photo is of Mirmande at 5 km from Loriol-sur-Drome

Visit Loriol-sur-Drome: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mirmande at 5 km and Crest at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Loriol-sur-Drome, 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 Loriol-sur-Drome in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mirmande guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Crest guide


at 17 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when...

See Privas guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montelimar guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Valence guide


at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Puygiron guide


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

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Viviers guide


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

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 36 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred around...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


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

The Chateau d'Aubenas and the belvedere next to the castle are the...

See Aubenas guide


at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Loriol-sur-Drome


Markets in and near Loriol-sur-Drome

Market days in Loriol-sur-Drome: weekly market: Friday;

  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (0km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (4km)
  • La Voulte-sur-Rhone: market Friday (7km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (14km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (17km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (21km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)

Hotels near Loriol-sur-Drome

More information about Loriol-sur-Drome, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Loriol-sur-Drome, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (21km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (22km)
  • Jardin japonais (32km)
  • Jardin des herbes (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (44km)

Geography and distances

Loriol-sur-Drome is in the south-east of France at 22 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Loriol-sur-Drome is 494 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Loriol-sur-Drome

Canton: Loriol-sur-Drôme

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26270

Distance to Loriol-sur-Drome

from Valence (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 494 km

from Calais: 724 km

from Nice: 227 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 482 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Loriol-sur-Drome from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baix, Cliousclat, Le Pouzin, Livron-sur-Drome, Mirmande and Saulce-sur-Rhone.

This page in French: Visiter Loriol-sur-Drome

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