Sainte-Croix tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Croix: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Croix 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 36 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Croix is 506 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 21 km and Pont-en-Royans at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Croix, 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 Sainte-Croix 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 Sainte-Croix

Markets in and near Sainte-Croix

  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (10km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (22km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (32km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (32km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Sainte-Croix, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Croix, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Croix.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (36km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (43km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (36km)
  • Jardin japonais (40km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (51km)
  • Jardin des herbes (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (18km)
  • Mont Aiguille (23km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (34km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (34km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (35km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Croix

Canton: Die

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26150

Distance to Sainte-Croix

from Valence (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 506 km

from Calais: 733 km

from Nice: 198 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 464 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Croix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barsac, Marignac-en-Diois, Ponet-et-Saint-Auban, Pontaix, Saint-Andeol, Vacheres-en-Quint and Veronne.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Croix