Volvent tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aubres at 25 km from Volvent

Visit Volvent: highlights and tourist information

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Volvent 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 Volvent in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubres at 25 km and Le Poet-Laval at 26 km.

Volvent, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aubres guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

The cobbled streets of ancient Le Poet-Laval are pedestrianized, which adds further to the...

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nyons guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crest guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Grignan guide


at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Puygiron guide


at 41 km (direction 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 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring if you...

See Mens guide


at 43 km (direction south-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 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mirmande guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Seguret guide


at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Montelimar guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 48 km (direction 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 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Garde-Adhemar guide

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Markets in and near Volvent

  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (9km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (11km)
  • Saillans: market Sunday (19km)
  • Die: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Dieulefit: market Friday (22km)
  • Nyons: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (32km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Volvent, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (49km)

Geography and distances

Volvent is in the south-east of France at 55 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Volvent is 529 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Volvent

Canton: Motte-Chalancon

Arrondissement: Die

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26470

Distance to Volvent

from Valence (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 529 km

from Calais: 757 km

from Nice: 181 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 484 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brette, Chalancon, Gumiane, Joncheres, Pradelle and Saint-Nazaire-le-Desert.

This page in French: Visiter Volvent