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Piegon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Piegon in Drome

Photo is of Nyons at 7 km from Piegon

Visit Piegon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nyons at 7 km and Vaison-la-Romaine at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Piegon, 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 Piegon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Nyons

Nyons

at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Nyons guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 8 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Aubres guide
Seguret

Seguret

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified among...

See Seguret guide
 
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Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 15 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 18 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views...

See Le Barroux guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grignan guide
Naturoptère

Naturoptère

at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction...

See Naturoptère guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Carpentras

Carpentras

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Carpentras is a sizeable town, and although not always considered a 'tourist...

See Carpentras guide
Montbrun-les-Bains

Montbrun-les-Bains

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide
Orange

Orange

Heritage Site at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Orange is best known for its Roman monuments such as the very...

See Orange guide
Ancient Theatre of Orange

Ancient Theatre of Orange

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

The Antique Theatre in Orange is one of the best preserved Roman...

See Ancient Theatre of Orange guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style church are...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide

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

Map of places to visit near Piegon

 
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Markets in and near Piegon

  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (20km)
  • Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes: market Saturday (20km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (22km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (25km)

Hotels near Piegon

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Tourist attractions near Piegon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (29km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (31km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (44km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (47km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (31km)
  • Jarditrain (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Piegon is in the south-east of France at 73 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Piegon is 549 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Piegon

Canton: Nyons

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26110

Distance to Piegon

from Valence (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 549 km

from Calais: 779 km

from Nice: 184 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 517 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benivay-Ollon, Chateauneuf-de-Bordette, Faucon, Merindol-les-Oliviers, Mirabel-Aux-Baronnies, Propiac, Puymeras, Saint-Romain-en-Viennois and Vinsobres.

This page in French: Visiter Piegon

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