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Montelier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montelier in Drome

Photo is of Valence at 11 km from Montelier

Visit Montelier: highlights and tourist information

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

Tourist classifications for Montelier include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Valence at 11 km and Romans-sur-Isere at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montelier, 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 Montelier in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Valence guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


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

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Crest guide


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

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mirmande guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Privas guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide


at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montelimar guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montelier


Markets in and near Montelier

  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (12km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (15km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (21km)

More information about Montelier, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montelier, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (11km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (11km)
  • Jardin japonais (12km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (33km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (34km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (35km)
  • Mont Aiguille (43km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (46km)

Geography and distances

Montelier is in the south-east of France at 11 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Montelier is 481 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montelier

Canton: Chabeuil

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26120

Distance to Montelier

from Valence (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 481 km

from Calais: 709 km

from Nice: 225 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 455 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alixan, Besayes, Chabeuil, Charpey, Chateaudouble, Malissard and Saint-Marcel-les-Valence.

This page in French: Visiter Montelier

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