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Puygiron tourism and travel guide

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Visit Puygiron: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small castle and pretty gardens add further to the charm of the small village of Puygiron

Puygiron 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 Puygiron. For detailed visitor information see the Puygiron travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Poet-Laval at 13 km and Viviers at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Puygiron, 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 Puygiron in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Montelimar

Montelimar

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Viviers

Viviers

at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a nice view...

See Viviers guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Grignan guide
 
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Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mirmande guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 20 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Saint-Montan guide
Crest

Crest

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Crest guide
Privas

Privas

at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Privas guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nyons guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubres guide
Vogue

Vogue

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

Dominated by its castle, the beautiful village of Vogue is one of...

See Vogue guide
Aigueze

Aigueze

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Aigueze guide

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

Map of places to visit near Puygiron

 
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Markets in and near Puygiron

  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (13km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (16km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (17km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (23km)

Hotels near Puygiron

More information about Puygiron, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Puygiron, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (7km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (18km)
  • Parc Jouvet (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (37km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (44km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Puygiron is in the south-east of France at 44 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Puygiron is 516 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puygiron

Canton: Montélimar 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26160

Distance to Puygiron

from Valence (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 516 km

from Calais: 747 km

from Nice: 215 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 501 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allan, Bonlieu-sur-Roubion, Espeluche, La Batie-Rolland, La Touche, Montboucher-sur-Jabron, Portes-en-Valdaine, Rochefort-en-Valdaine and Saint-Gervais-sur-Roubion.

This page in French: Visiter Puygiron

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