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Mercurol tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mercurol in Drome

Photo is of Tain-l'Hermitage at 4 km from Mercurol

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Visit Mercurol: highlights and tourist information

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Mercurol 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 16 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Mercurol is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tain-l'Hermitage at 4 km and Tournon-sur-Rhone at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mercurol, 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 Mercurol 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 Mercurol


Markets in and near Mercurol

  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (4km)
  • Tournon-sur-Rhone: market Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (9km)
  • Saint-Vallier: market Thursday (12km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (16km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Felicien: market Friday (21km)

More information about Mercurol, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mercurol, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (43km)
  • Vercors (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (7km)
  • Parc Jouvet (16km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (40km)
  • Oeillon Crest (41km)
  • Perdrix Crest (42km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (42km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (19km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mercurol

Canton: Tain-l'Hermitage

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26600

Distance to Mercurol

from Valence (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 691 km

from Nice: 243 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 446 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanos-Curson, Chantemerle-les-Bles, Chavannes, Clerieux, Crozes-Hermitage, Erome, Gervans, Larnage, Marsaz, Mauves, Saint-Jean-de-Muzols, Tain-l'Hermitage, Tournon-sur-Rhone and Veaunes.

This page in French: Visiter Mercurol

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