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Parnans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Parnans in Drome

Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 9 km from Parnans

Visit Parnans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 9 km and Romans-sur-Isere at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Parnans, 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 Parnans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 19 km (direction north-west)

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is...

See Palais Ideal guide
 
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Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 24 km (direction 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 25 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Valence

Valence

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Valence guide
Crest

Crest

at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Crest guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in...

See Malleval guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 46 km (direction east), in the Isere department

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great deal...

See Grenoble guide
Vizille

Vizille

at 49 km (direction east), in the Isere department

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille and...

See Vizille guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are...

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make...

See Vienne (town) guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

at 51 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of...

See Desaignes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Parnans

 
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Markets in and near Parnans

  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (13km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (15km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Tournon-sur-Rhone: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Saint-Vallier: market Thursday (26km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (26km)

Hotels near Parnans

More information about Parnans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Parnans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (31km)
  • Pilat (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (20km)
  • Parc Jouvet (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (20km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (23km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (24km)
  • Mont Aiguille (44km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (49km)
  • Oeillon Crest (52km)
  • Perdrix Crest (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (21km)
  • Saint-Gervais (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Parnans is in the south-east of France at 28 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Parnans is 467 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Parnans

Canton: Romans-sur-Isère 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26750

Distance to Parnans

from Valence (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 694 km

from Nice: 230 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 434 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatillon-Saint-Jean, Eymeux, Genissieux, Geyssans, Le Chalon, Montagne, Montmiral, Saint-Lattier, Saint-Michel-sur-Savasse, Saint-Paul-les-Romans and Triors.

This page in French: Visiter Parnans

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