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Saint-Avit tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Avit in Drome

Photo is of Palais Ideal at 8 km from Saint-Avit

Visit Saint-Avit: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Palais Ideal at 8 km and Tain-l'Hermitage at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Avit, 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 Saint-Avit in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Palais Ideal guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

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

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
 
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Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide
Valence

Valence

at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Valence guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Desaignes guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Avit

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Markets in and near Saint-Avit

  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (8km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Saint-Vallier: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (16km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (17km)
  • Tournon-sur-Rhone: market Saturday (18km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (21km)

More information about Saint-Avit, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Avit, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (37km)
  • Vercors (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (20km)
  • Parc Jouvet (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (35km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (36km)
  • Perdrix Crest (37km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (39km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (29km)
  • Saint-Gervais (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Avit is in the south-east of France at 30 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Saint-Avit is 453 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Avit

Canton: Saint-Vallier

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26330

Distance to Saint-Avit

from Valence (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 453 km

from Calais: 680 km

from Nice: 247 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 432 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Avit from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bathernay, Charmes-sur-l'Herbasse, Chateauneuf-de-Galaure, Claveyson, Fay-le-Clos, La Motte-de-Galaure, Marges, Montchenu, Mureils, Ratieres and Tersanne.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Avit

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