Rochechinard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rochechinard: highlights and tourist information

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Rochechinard 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 30 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Rochechinard is 479 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont-en-Royans at 8 km and Romans-sur-Isere at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rochechinard, 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 Rochechinard 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 Rochechinard

Markets in and near Rochechinard

  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (14km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (23km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (30km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (31km)

More information about Rochechinard, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Rochechinard, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rochechinard.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (19km)
  • Chartreuse (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (31km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (26km)
  • Parc Jouvet (30km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (41km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (12km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (14km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (15km)
  • Mont Aiguille (32km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (38km)
  • Mont Jalla (42km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (21km)
  • Saint-Gervais (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rochechinard

Canton: Saint-Jean-en-Royans

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26190

Distance to Rochechinard

from Valence (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 479 km

from Calais: 704 km

from Nice: 218 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 438 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auberives-en-Royans, Beauregard-Baret, Eymeux, Hostun, La Baume-d'Hostun, La Motte-Fanjas, Oriol-en-Royans, Saint-Jean-en-Royans, Saint-Just-de-Claix, Saint-Laurent-en-Royans, Saint-Martin-le-Colonel, Saint-Nazaire-en-Royans and Saint-Thomas-en-Royans.

This page in French: Visiter Rochechinard