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Manas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Poet-Laval at 7 km from Manas

Visit Manas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Poet-Laval at 7 km and Puygiron at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Manas, 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 Manas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide
Crest

Crest

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

The castle keep and its views are the most...

See Crest guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts...

See Mirmande guide
 
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Montelimar

Montelimar

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Grignan guide
Viviers

Viviers

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

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

See Viviers guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubres guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nyons guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

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

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top of...

See Saint-Montan guide
Privas

Privas

at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Privas guide
Valence

Valence

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Valence guide

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

Map of places to visit near Manas

 
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Markets in and near Manas

  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (11km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (20km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (21km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Manas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Manas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Aven d'Orgnac (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (17km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (29km)
  • Parc Jouvet (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (44km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (46km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (49km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Manas is in the south-east of France at 38 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Manas is 514 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Manas

Canton: Marsanne

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26160

Distance to Manas

from Valence (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 514 km

from Calais: 744 km

from Nice: 208 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charols, Cleon-d'Andran, Eyzahut, Felines-sur-Rimandoule, Pont-de-Barret, Puy-Saint-Martin, Rochebaudin, Roynac, Salettes and Soyans.

This page in French: Visiter Manas

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