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Orcinas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orcinas in Drome

Photo is of Le Poet-Laval at 10 km from Orcinas

Visit Orcinas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Poet-Laval at 10 km and Aubres at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orcinas, 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 Orcinas 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 10 km (direction west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Aubres guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Nyons guide
Crest

Crest

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Crest guide
 
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Puygiron

Puygiron

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Puygiron guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Grignan guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mirmande guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Montelimar guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

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

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Viviers

Viviers

at 36 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Viviers guide
Seguret

Seguret

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Seguret guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

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

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

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan

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

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the...

See Saint-Montan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Orcinas

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Markets in and near Orcinas

  • Dieulefit: market Friday (6km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (17km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (21km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (26km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Orcinas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Orcinas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (24km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (35km)
  • Parc Jouvet (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Orcinas is in the south-east of France at 47 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Orcinas is 523 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orcinas

Canton: Dieulefit

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26220

Distance to Orcinas

from Valence (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 523 km

from Calais: 752 km

from Nice: 195 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourdeaux, Comps, Crupies, Dieulefit, Le Poet-Celard, Les Tonils, Montjoux, Provencal Drome, Truinas and Vesc.

This page in French: Visiter Orcinas

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