Romans-sur-Isere tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to the large town of Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere 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 Romans-sur-Isere. For detailed visitor information see the Romans-sur-Isere travel guide.

Attractions in Romans-sur-Isere

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval artworks: Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Romans-sur-Isere in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tain-l\'Hermitage at 17 km and Tournon-sur-Rhone at 18 km.

Romans-sur-Isere, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church less than one km (direction west-south-west)

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

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


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 18 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Valence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex, is listed...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 22 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 24 km (direction east)

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a fantastic creation...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Crest guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mirmande guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Desaignes guide


at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the Regional Natural...

See Malleval guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Privas guide


at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the highlights when...

See Pelussin guide

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Markets in and near Romans-sur-Isere

Market days in Romans-sur-Isere: weekly market: Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday;

  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (11km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (17km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Tournon-sur-Rhone: market Saturday (18km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Vallier: market Thursday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Romans-sur-Isere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (32km)
  • Pilat (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (18km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (11km)
  • Parc Jouvet (18km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (27km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (29km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (30km)
  • Mont Aiguille (45km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (48km)
  • Oeillon Crest (52km)
  • Perdrix Crest (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (12km)
  • Saint-Gervais (38km)

Geography and distances

Romans-sur-Isere is in the south-east of France at 18 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Romans-sur-Isere is 471 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Romans-sur-Isere

Canton: Romans-sur-Isère

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26100

Distance to Romans-sur-Isere

from Valence (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 471 km

from Calais: 698 km

from Nice: 230 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 444 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Romans-sur-Isere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-de-Peage, Chatillon-Saint-Jean, Chatuzange-le-Goubet, Genissieux, Granges-les-Beaumont, Mours-Saint-Eusebe, Peyrins, Saint-Paul-les-Romans and Triors.

This page in French: Visiter Romans-sur-Isere