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Peyrus tourism and travel guide

Photo of Peyrus in Drome

Photo is of Romans-sur-Isere at 15 km from Peyrus

Visit Peyrus: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Romans-sur-Isere at 15 km and Valence at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Peyrus, 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 Peyrus in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Valence

Valence

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Valence guide
Crest

Crest

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Crest guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 25 km (direction east-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
 
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Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mirmande guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Palais Ideal guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Privas

Privas

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Privas guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

at 47 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Desaignes guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montelimar guide

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

Map of places to visit near Peyrus

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Markets in and near Peyrus

  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (19km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Peyrus, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (17km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (17km)
  • Jardin japonais (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (29km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (30km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (30km)
  • Mont Aiguille (36km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (7km)
  • Saint-Gervais (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Peyrus is in the south-east of France at 17 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Peyrus is 486 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peyrus

Canton: Chabeuil

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26120

Distance to Peyrus

from Valence (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 486 km

from Calais: 713 km

from Nice: 218 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 455 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barbieres, Barcelonne, Besayes, Charpey, Chateaudouble, Combovin, Le Chaffal and Saint-Vincent-la-Commanderie.

This page in French: Visiter Peyrus

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