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Montchenu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montchenu in Drome

Photo is of Palais Ideal at 7 km from Montchenu

Visit Montchenu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Palais Ideal at 7 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montchenu, 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 Montchenu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 7 km (direction )

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 17 km (direction south)

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
 
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Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs...

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Valence

Valence

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Valence guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest...

See Malleval guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall...

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the...

See Desaignes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montchenu

 
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Markets in and near Montchenu

  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (9km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saint-Vallier: market Thursday (17km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (20km)
  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (20km)
  • Tournon-sur-Rhone: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Montchenu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montchenu, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (41km)
  • Vercors (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (21km)
  • Parc Jouvet (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (32km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (34km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (35km)
  • Oeillon Crest (40km)
  • Perdrix Crest (41km)
  • Mont Aiguille (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (29km)
  • Saint-Gervais (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (53km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montchenu is in the south-east of France at 31 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Montchenu is 455 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montchenu

Canton: Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26350

Distance to Montchenu

from Valence (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 455 km

from Calais: 682 km

from Nice: 243 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 430 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arthemonay, Bathernay, Charmes-sur-l'Herbasse, Chateauneuf-de-Galaure, Crepol, Le Chalon, Marges, Ratieres, Saint-Avit, Saint-Christophe-et-le-Laris, Saint-Laurent-d'Onay and Tersanne.

This page in French: Visiter Montchenu

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