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Plaisians tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plaisians in Drome

Photo is of Montbrun-les-Bains at 12 km from Plaisians

Visit Plaisians: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbrun-les-Bains at 12 km and Sault at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plaisians, 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 Plaisians in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault...

See Sault guide


at 19 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have...

See Le Barroux guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aubres guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nyons guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Seguret guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Carpentras guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

The ancient baptistry and the scenery of the Nesque river valley...

See Venasque guide
Le Beaucet

Le Beaucet

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

The castle, the fortifications, the cliffs and the troglodyte dwellings come together...

See Le Beaucet guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

It is true that Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is larger and less visited...

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Pernes-les-Fontaines takes its name from the large number of...

See Pernes-les-Fontaines guide


at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plaisians


Markets in and near Plaisians

  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Malaucene: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Bedoin: market Monday (16km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (29km)
  • Carpentras: market Friday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Plaisians, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Plaisians, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (7km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (37km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (46km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (48km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jarditrain (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (43km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (48km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (48km)
  • Jardin des herbes (48km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Plaisians is in the south-east of France at 85 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Plaisians is 562 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plaisians

Canton: Buis-les-Baronnies

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26170

Distance to Plaisians

from Valence (prefecture): 85 km

from Paris: 562 km

from Calais: 791 km

from Nice: 167 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brantes, Buis-les-Baronnies, Eygaliers, La Roche-sur-le-Buis, Le Poet-en-Percip, Saint-Leger-du-Ventoux and Savoillan.

This page in French: Visiter Plaisians

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