Ourches tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ourches in Drome

Visit Ourches: highlights and tourist information

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Ourches 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 19 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Ourches is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 9 km and Valence at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ourches, 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 Ourches 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 Ourches

Markets in and near Ourches

  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (15km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (17km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (19km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (20km)

More information about Ourches, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ourches, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (19km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (28km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (19km)
  • Jardin japonais (26km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (37km)
  • Mont Aiguille (40km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (41km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (41km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (15km)
  • Saint-Gervais (56km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ourches

Canton: Crest-Nord

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 26120

Distance to Ourches

from Valence (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 495 km

from Calais: 723 km

from Nice: 215 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 468 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cobonne, Eurre, Gigors-et-Lozeron, La Baume-Cornillane, Montmeyran, Suze, Upie and Vaunaveys-la-Rochette.

This page in French: Visiter Ourches