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Mornans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Poet-Laval at 13 km from Mornans

Visit Mornans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Poet-Laval at 13 km and Crest at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mornans, 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 Mornans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Crest

Crest

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Crest guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mirmande guide
 
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Aubres

Aubres

at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Aubres guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Grignan guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Nyons guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Viviers

Viviers

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

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

See Viviers guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style church are...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Valence

Valence

at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Valence guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 42 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 42 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Privas

Privas

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Privas guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mornans

 
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Markets in and near Mornans

  • Saillans: market Sunday (10km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (12km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (25km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (26km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (28km)

Hotels near Mornans

More information about Mornans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mornans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (27km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (39km)
  • Parc Jouvet (39km)
  • Jardin japonais (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (33km)
  • Mont Aiguille (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mornans is in the south-east of France at 39 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Mornans is 516 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mornans

Canton: Bourdeaux

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26460

Distance to Mornans

from Valence (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 516 km

from Calais: 745 km

from Nice: 199 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 484 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourdeaux, Felines-sur-Rimandoule, Francillon-sur-Roubion, Le Poet-Celard, Les Tonils, Saou and Truinas.

This page in French: Visiter Mornans

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