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Merindol-les-Oliviers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Merindol-les-Oliviers in Drome

Photo is of Vaison-la-Romaine at 7 km from Merindol-les-Oliviers

Visit Merindol-les-Oliviers: highlights and tourist information

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Merindol-les-Oliviers is situated in the Drome department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vaison-la-Romaine at 7 km and Nyons at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Merindol-les-Oliviers, 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 Merindol-les-Oliviers in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 7 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nyons guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Aubres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified among...

See Seguret guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 13 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 16 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Le Barroux guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a 'tourist...

See Carpentras guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grignan guide


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

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction...

See Naturoptère guide


at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault is...

See Sault guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river valley are...

See Venasque guide


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

Pernes-les-Fontaines takes its name from the large number of historic fountains in...

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide


Heritage Site at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such as the very...

See Orange guide

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

Map of places to visit near Merindol-les-Oliviers


Markets in and near Merindol-les-Oliviers

  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (17km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (22km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (25km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)

Hotels near Merindol-les-Oliviers

More information about Merindol-les-Oliviers, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Merindol-les-Oliviers, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (15km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (32km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (35km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (40km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (46km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (30km)
  • Jardin des herbes (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (37km)

Geography and distances

Merindol-les-Oliviers is in the south-east of France at 76 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Merindol-les-Oliviers is 553 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Merindol-les-Oliviers

Canton: Buis-les-Baronnies

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26170

Distance to Merindol-les-Oliviers

from Valence (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 553 km

from Calais: 782 km

from Nice: 180 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Merindol-les-Oliviers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoisin, Benivay-Ollon, Faucon, La Penne-sur-l'Ouveze, Mirabel-Aux-Baronnies, Mollans-sur-Ouveze, Piegon, Pierrelongue, Propiac, Puymeras and Saint-Romain-en-Viennois.

This page in French: Visiter Merindol-les-Oliviers

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