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Ponsas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ponsas in Drome

Photo is of Tain-l'Hermitage at 10 km from Ponsas

Visit Ponsas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tain-l'Hermitage at 10 km and Tournon-sur-Rhone at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ponsas, 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 Ponsas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 10 km (direction south)

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

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

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 10 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Palais Ideal guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
 
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Valence

Valence

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Valence guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest...

See Malleval guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

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

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

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

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among...

See Pelussin guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make...

See Vienne (town) guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 41 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Crest

Crest

at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Crest guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ponsas

 
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Markets in and near Ponsas

  • Saint-Vallier: market Thursday (2km)
  • Tournon-sur-Rhone: market Saturday (10km)
  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (12km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (14km)
  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Satillieu: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (18km)

More information about Ponsas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ponsas, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (17km)
  • Parc Jouvet (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (31km)
  • Perdrix Crest (32km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ponsas is in the south-east of France at 25 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Ponsas is 452 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ponsas

Canton: Saint-Vallier

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26240

Distance to Ponsas

from Valence (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 452 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 252 km

from Bordeaux: 427 km

from Strasbourg: 440 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arras-sur-Rhone, Chantemerle-les-Bles, Eclassan, Erome, Gervans, La Motte-de-Galaure, Laveyron, Lemps, Ozon, Saint-Barthelemy-de-Vals, Saint-Uze, Saint-Vallier, Sarras, Secheras, Serves-sur-Rhone and Vion.

This page in French: Visiter Ponsas

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