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Saillans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Crest at 14 km from Saillans

Visit Saillans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 14 km and Le Poet-Laval at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saillans, 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 Saillans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Crest

Crest

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crest guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Mirmande guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puygiron guide
 
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Valence

Valence

at 36 km (direction north-west)

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction...

See Valence guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Aubres guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Nyons guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Grignan guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Mens

Mens

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly...

See Mens guide
Viviers

Viviers

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Viviers guide
Privas

Privas

at 47 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Privas guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saillans

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Markets in and near Saillans

Market days in Saillans: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Saillans: market Sunday (0km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (22km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (22km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (27km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (27km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (28km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Saillans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (36km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (49km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (36km)
  • Jardin japonais (42km)
  • Jardin des herbes (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (25km)
  • Mont Aiguille (32km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (44km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (44km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saillans is in the south-east of France at 36 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Saillans is 511 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saillans

Canton: Saillans

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26340

Distance to Saillans

from Valence (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 511 km

from Calais: 738 km

from Nice: 199 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 474 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubenasson, Chastel-Arnaud, Espenel, Montclar-sur-Gervanne, Pontaix, Saint-Benoit-en-Diois, Saint-Sauveur-en-Diois, Vercheny and Veronne.

This page in French: Visiter Saillans

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