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Pennes-le-Sec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pennes-le-Sec in Drome

Photo is of Crest at 25 km from Pennes-le-Sec

Visit Pennes-le-Sec: highlights and tourist information

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Pennes-le-Sec is situated in the Drome department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 25 km and Le Poet-Laval at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pennes-le-Sec, 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 Pennes-le-Sec in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crest guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aubres guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nyons guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Mirmande guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly...

See Mens guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Grignan guide


at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Montelimar guide


at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Valence guide


at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 48 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


at 50 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pennes-le-Sec


Markets in and near Pennes-le-Sec

  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (11km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (12km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (18km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (24km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Pennes-le-Sec, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pennes-le-Sec, France

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

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

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (41km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (52km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (47km)
  • Jardin des herbes (52km)
  • Jardin japonais (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (19km)
  • Mont Aiguille (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (40km)

Geography and distances

Pennes-le-Sec is in the south-east of France at 47 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Pennes-le-Sec is 520 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pennes-le-Sec

Canton: Luc-en-Diois

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26340

Distance to Pennes-le-Sec

from Valence (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 520 km

from Calais: 748 km

from Nice: 187 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pennes-le-Sec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aucelon, Barnave, Brette, Montmaur-en-Diois, Pradelle, Rimon-et-Savel, Rochefourchat and Saint-Benoit-en-Diois.

This page in French: Visiter Pennes-le-Sec

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