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Montbrison tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montbrison in Drome

Photo is of Grignan at 9 km from Montbrison

Visit Montbrison: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grignan at 9 km and Le Poet-Laval at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montbrison, 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 Montbrison in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Grignan guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nyons guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubres guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Puygiron guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montelimar guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange,...

See Seguret guide


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

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

See Viviers guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 29 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


at 32 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Saint-Montan guide


at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn...

See Naturoptère guide


at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Crest guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montbrison


Markets in and near Montbrison

  • Valreas: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (10km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (22km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (25km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Montbrison, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montbrison, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (36km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (23km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (22km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (29km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (40km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (45km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (48km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (50km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (51km)
  • Mont Aiguille (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (27km)

Geography and distances

Montbrison is in the south-east of France at 56 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Montbrison is 532 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montbrison

Canton: Grignan

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26770

Distance to Montbrison

from Valence (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 532 km

from Calais: 761 km

from Nice: 197 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 506 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Pegue, Roche-Saint-Secret-Beconne, Rousset-les-Vignes, Saint-Pantaleon-les-Vignes, Taulignan and Venterol.

This page in French: Visiter Montbrison

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