Saint-Jean-en-Royans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-en-Royans: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-en-Royans 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 33 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-en-Royans is 482 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont-en-Royans at 7 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-en-Royans, 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-Jean-en-Royans 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 Saint-Jean-en-Royans

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-en-Royans

  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (16km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (27km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Vif: market Friday (30km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (32km)

More information about Saint-Jean-en-Royans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-en-Royans, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Jean-en-Royans.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (15km)
  • Chartreuse (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (33km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (29km)
  • Parc Jouvet (33km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (38km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (11km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (12km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (12km)
  • Mont Aiguille (28km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (34km)
  • Mont Jalla (40km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (22km)
  • Saint-Gervais (26km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-en-Royans

Canton: Saint-Jean-en-Royans

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26190

Distance to Saint-Jean-en-Royans

from Valence (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 482 km

from Calais: 708 km

from Nice: 214 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 439 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-en-Royans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auberives-en-Royans, Bouvante, La Baume-d'Hostun, La Motte-Fanjas, Oriol-en-Royans, Pont-en-Royans, Rochechinard, Saint-Laurent-en-Royans, Saint-Martin-le-Colonel, Saint-Nazaire-en-Royans, Saint-Thomas-en-Royans and Sainte-Eulalie-en-Royans.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-en-Royans