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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Valaurie in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Garde-Adhemar at 6 km and Grignan at 8 km.

Valaurie, France: places to visit and attractions

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 are just some...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide


at 8 km (direction east)

As well as the castle that dominates the hillside village of Grignan you will...

See Grignan guide


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

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a nice view across the...

See Viviers guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Puygiron guide


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

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

See Saint-Montan guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat - be sure to...

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, which adds further to the...

See Le Poet-Laval guide


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 picturesque historic...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


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 in France', also...

See Aigueze guide


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

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

See Naturoptère guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

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 scenic highlights in France, whether...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Aubres guide


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

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and also a...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide

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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)

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