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Portes-les-Valence tourism and travel guide

Photo of Portes-les-Valence in Drome

Photo is of Valence at 8 km from Portes-les-Valence

Visit Portes-les-Valence: highlights and tourist information

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Portes-les-Valence 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 8 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Portes-les-Valence is 483 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Valence at 8 km and Mirmande at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Portes-les-Valence, 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 Portes-les-Valence in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Portes-les-Valence


Markets in and near Portes-les-Valence

Market days in Portes-les-Valence: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (0km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (8km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (9km)
  • La Voulte-sur-Rhone: market Friday (10km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (14km)

More information about Portes-les-Valence, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Portes-les-Valence, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Crest (19km)
  • Vals-les-Bains (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (8km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (25km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (8km)
  • Jardin japonais (18km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (47km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (49km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (15km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Portes-les-Valence

Canton: Portes-lès-Valence

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26800

Distance to Portes-les-Valence

from Valence (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 483 km

from Calais: 713 km

from Nice: 230 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 468 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Portes-les-Valence from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauchastel, Beaumont-les-Valence, Beauvallon, Charmes-sur-Rhone, Etoile-sur-Rhone, Monteleger, Saint-Georges-les-Bains, Soyons and Toulaud.

This page in French: Visiter Portes-les-Valence

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