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Nyons tourism and travel guide

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Visit Nyons: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide To Visit Attractions

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

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

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.

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 sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Aubres

Aubres

at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aubres guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 14 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grignan guide
Seguret

Seguret

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified among...

See Seguret guide
 
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Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

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

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 25 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views...

See Le Barroux guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Puygiron guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Naturoptère

Naturoptère

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction...

See Naturoptère guide
Montbrun-les-Bains

Montbrun-les-Bains

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide
Carpentras

Carpentras

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a 'tourist...

See Carpentras guide
Orange

Orange

Heritage Site at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such as the very...

See Orange guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

The Antique Theatre in Orange is one of the best preserved Roman...

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide

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

Map of places to visit near Nyons

 
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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)

Hotels near Nyons

More information about Nyons, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Nyons, France

What to do at Nyons? 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

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Nyons is in the south-east of France at 66 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Nyons is 543 kilometres from Paris).

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

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