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 Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valence at 8 km and Mirmande at 19 km.

Portes-les-Valence, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a...

See Valence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and it really...

See Mirmande guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Crest guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
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at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 24 km (direction north-east)

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


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

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when...

See Privas guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Desaignes guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat - be...

See Montelimar guide


at 36 km (direction south)

The small castle and pretty gardens add further to the charm of...

See Puygiron guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Ardeche department

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide

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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)

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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

Portes-les-Valence is in the south-east of France at 8 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Portes-les-Valence is 483 kilometres from Paris).

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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