Valouse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valouse in Drome

Photo is of Aubres at 10 km from Valouse

Visit Valouse: highlights and tourist information

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Valouse 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 Valouse in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubres at 10 km and Nyons at 12 km.

Valouse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aubres guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nyons guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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)

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

See Grignan guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west), 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


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Puygiron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Seguret is a very picturesque village east of Orange, now classified among the most...

See Seguret guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable highlight when you visit...

See Crest guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail are a lovely...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views across the...

See Le Barroux guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France', is...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and it really is one...

See Mirmande guide

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Map of places to visit near Valouse


Markets in and near Valouse

  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (12km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (15km)
  • Valreas: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (22km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (26km)
  • Vaison-la-Romaine: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (27km)

More information about Valouse, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Valouse, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (33km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (26km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (36km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (40km)

Geography and distances

Valouse is in the south-east of France at 57 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Valouse is 534 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valouse

Canton: Nyons

Arrondissement: Nyons

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26110

Distance to Valouse

from Valence (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 534 km

from Calais: 763 km

from Nice: 186 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 498 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouvieres, Chaudebonne, Eyroles, Saint-Ferreol-Trente-Pas and Teyssieres.

This page in French: Visiter Valouse