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Poyols tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aubres at 32 km from Poyols

Visit Poyols: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubres at 32 km and Le Poet-Laval at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Poyols, 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 Poyols in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aubres guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nyons guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crest guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but...

See Mens guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the castle that dominates the hillside...

See Grignan guide


at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Puygiron guide


at 47 km (direction south)

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west)

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts...

See Mirmande guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide


Church at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Seguret guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide


at 56 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Valence guide

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

Map of places to visit near Poyols


Markets in and near Poyols

  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (3km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (13km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (21km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (29km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (30km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (33km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)

More information about Poyols, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Poyols, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (18km)
  • Mont Aiguille (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (49km)

Geography and distances

Poyols is in the south-east of France at 56 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Poyols is 528 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poyols

Canton: Luc-en-Diois

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26310

Distance to Poyols

from Valence (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 528 km

from Calais: 755 km

from Nice: 178 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 478 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-en-Diois, Joncheres, Luc-en-Diois and Montlaur-en-Diois.

This page in French: Visiter Poyols

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