Ourches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Crest at 9 km from Ourches

Visit Ourches: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ourches in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 9 km and Valence at 19 km.

Ourches, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Crest

Crest

at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Crest guide
Valence

Valence

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Valence guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mirmande guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide
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Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 33 km (direction north-west)

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Privas

Privas

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

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

See Privas guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above the...

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Grignan guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Ourches, France

What to do at Ourches? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Ourches is in the south-east of France at 19 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Ourches is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ourches

Canton: Crest-Nord

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-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

 
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