Nyons tourism and travel guide

Photo of Nyons in Drome

Visit Nyons: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The lively lower town and the narrow streets around the castle in the old town combine to make Noyons a pleasure to visit

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Nyons. For detailed visitor information see the Nyons travel guide.

Nyons is situated in the Drome department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the south-east of France at 66 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Nyons is 543 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Nyons include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Vaison-la-Romaine at 14 km and Grignan at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Nyons, 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 Nyons in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Nyons

Markets in and near Nyons

Market days in Nyons: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (19km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (21km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (24km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (24km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (24km)

More information about Nyons, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Nyons, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Nyons.

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (14km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (30km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (30km)
  • Jarditrain (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (21km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (38km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (34km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Nyons

Canton: Nyons

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26110

Distance to Nyons

from Valence (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 543 km

from Calais: 772 km

from Nice: 186 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 510 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubres, Chateauneuf-de-Bordette, Condorcet, Les Pilles, Mirabel-Aux-Baronnies, Venterol and Vinsobres.

This page in French: Visiter Nyons