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Valaurie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valaurie in Drome

Photo is of La Garde-Adhemar at 6 km from Valaurie

Visit Valaurie: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Garde-Adhemar at 6 km and Grignan at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Valaurie, 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 Valaurie in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style church...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Grignan guide
Viviers

Viviers

at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Viviers guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Puygiron guide
 
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Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan

at 15 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top...

See Saint-Montan guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Poet-Laval guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Aigueze

Aigueze

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most beautiful villages...

See Aigueze guide
Naturoptère

Naturoptère

at 26 km (direction south), in the Vaucluse department

Naturoptere is a biodiversity centre where you can learn of the interaction...

See Naturoptère guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Nyons guide
Gorges de l'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Aubres guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Vaucluse department

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide

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

Map of places to visit near Valaurie

 
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Markets in and near Valaurie

  • Grignan: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (10km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Suze-la-Rousse: market Friday (15km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Bollene: market Monday (17km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (17km)

More information about Valaurie, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Valaurie, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (6km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (9km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (6km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (28km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (33km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (34km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (59km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (11km)
 
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Geography and distances

Valaurie is in the south-east of France at 57 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Valaurie is 528 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valaurie

Canton: Grignan

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26230

Distance to Valaurie

from Valence (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 528 km

from Calais: 759 km

from Nice: 212 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamaret, Chantemerle-les-Grignan, Clansayes, La Garde-Adhemar, Les Granges-Gontardes, Reauville and Roussas.

This page in French: Visiter Valaurie

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