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Parnans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Parnans: highlights and tourist information

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Parnans 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 28 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Parnans is 467 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Parnans

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)

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)

Geography and distances

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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