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Provencal Drome tourism and travel guide

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Visit Provencal Drome: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: This region of Drome is famous for its lavender fields, typically associated with Provence to the south

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Provencal Drome. For detailed visitor information see the Provencal Drome travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grignan at 17 km and Puygiron at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Provencal Drome, 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 Provencal Drome in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the castle that dominates the hillside village of Grignan...

See Grignan guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Puygiron guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubres guide
 
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Nyons

Nyons

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nyons guide
Crest

Crest

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Crest guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mirmande guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style church are...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Viviers

Viviers

at 30 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and...

See Viviers guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 31 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Seguret

Seguret

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange,...

See Seguret guide
Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan

at 36 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top of...

See Saint-Montan guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 37 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide

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

Map of places to visit near Provencal Drome

 
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Markets in and near Provencal Drome

  • Dieulefit: market Friday (0km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (22km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (25km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Provencal Drome, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Provencal Drome, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (18km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dentelles de Montmirail (38km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (43km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (47km)
  • Mont Aiguille (52km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Provencal Drome is in the south-east of France at 48 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Provencal Drome is 524 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Provencal Drome

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: na

Distance to Provencal Drome

from Valence (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 524 km

from Calais: 754 km

from Nice: 198 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 496 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Comps, Dieulefit, Eyzahut, Le Poet-Laval, Montjoux, Orcinas, Roche-Saint-Secret-Beconne and Truinas.

This page in French: Visiter Provencal Drome

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