Pontaix tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pontaix: highlights and tourist information

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Pontaix is situated in the Drome department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the south-east of France at 36 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Pontaix is 507 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 19 km and Le Poet-Laval at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontaix, 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 Pontaix in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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Map of places to visit near Pontaix

Markets in and near Pontaix

  • Saillans: market Sunday (8km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (21km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (30km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (30km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (31km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Pontaix, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pontaix, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pontaix.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (36km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (41km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (57km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (36km)
  • Jardin japonais (40km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (54km)
  • Jardin des herbes (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (19km)
  • Mont Aiguille (25km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (37km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (37km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (38km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (62km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontaix

Canton: Die

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26150

Distance to Pontaix

from Valence (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 507 km

from Calais: 735 km

from Nice: 198 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 466 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barsac, Eygluy-Escoulin, Marignac-en-Diois, Ponet-et-Saint-Auban, Saillans, Saint-Andeol, Sainte-Croix, Vacheres-en-Quint, Vercheny and Veronne.

This page in French: Visiter Pontaix