Saou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saou in Drome

Visit Saou: highlights and tourist information

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Saou 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 35 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Saou is 512 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crest at 10 km and Le Poet-Laval at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saou, 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 Saou 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 Saou

Markets in and near Saou

  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (12km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (13km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (23km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Saou, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saou, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (24km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (35km)
  • Jardin des herbes (37km)
  • Jardin japonais (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Archiane (37km)
  • Mont Aiguille (45km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saou

Canton: Crest-Sud

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 26400

Distance to Saou

from Valence (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 512 km

from Calais: 741 km

from Nice: 205 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 484 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Francillon-sur-Roubion, La Repara-Auriples, Le Poet-Celard, Mornans, Pont-de-Barret and Soyans.

This page in French: Visiter Saou