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Montoison tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Crest at 10 km from Montoison

Visit Montoison: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 10 km and Mirmande at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montoison, 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 Montoison in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Crest

Crest

at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Crest guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mirmande guide
Valence

Valence

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Valence guide
Privas

Privas

at 28 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Privas guide
 
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Puygiron

Puygiron

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

Tournon-sur-Rhone

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

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Viviers

Viviers

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

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

See Viviers guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

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

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

See Desaignes guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Grignan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montoison

 
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Markets in and near Montoison

  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (10km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (12km)
  • La Voulte-sur-Rhone: market Friday (13km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (17km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)

Hotels near Montoison

More information about Montoison, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montoison, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (16km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (21km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (16km)
  • Jardin japonais (25km)
  • Jardin des herbes (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (45km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (47km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (48km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montoison is in the south-east of France at 16 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Montoison is 493 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montoison

Canton: Crest-Nord

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26800

Distance to Montoison

from Valence (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 493 km

from Calais: 722 km

from Nice: 221 km

from Bordeaux: 435 km

from Strasbourg: 473 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allex, Ambonil, Etoile-sur-Rhone, Eurre, Montmeyran and Upie.

This page in French: Visiter Montoison

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