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Roussas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Roussas in Drome

Photo is of La Garde-Adhemar at 5 km from Roussas

Visit Roussas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Garde-Adhemar at 5 km and Grignan at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Roussas, 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 Roussas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide


at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Grignan guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Viviers guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Puygiron guide


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

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

See Saint-Montan guide


at 15 km (direction north-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 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide


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

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

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

See Aigueze guide


at 27 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction...

See Naturoptère guide
Gorges de l'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights in...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Nyons guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Aubres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Mirmande guide

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

Map of places to visit near Roussas


Markets in and near Roussas

  • Donzere: market Saturday (7km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (10km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (16km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (16km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (17km)

Hotels near Roussas

More information about Roussas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Roussas, France

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

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 (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (6km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (9km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (5km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (28km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (35km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (35km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (58km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (11km)

Geography and distances

Roussas is in the south-east of France at 56 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Roussas is 526 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Roussas

Canton: Grignan

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26230

Distance to Roussas

from Valence (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 526 km

from Calais: 758 km

from Nice: 213 km

from Bordeaux: 428 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantemerle-les-Grignan, La Garde-Adhemar, Les Granges-Gontardes, Montjoyer, Reauville and Valaurie.

This page in French: Visiter Roussas

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