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Cliousclat

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Located halfway between Valence and Montelimar, village Cliousclat takes place at the heart of the Drôme, near Marmande. Town perched, it is known since the seventeenth century for its production of traditional pottery that made his reputation.

The soil rich in clay, has indeed promoted this popular establishment for locals and visitors worldwide. The village name comes directly from the Provençal Occitan cliéou, meaning slope. In the seventeenth century, the term meaning usclati burned, was added.

Authentic and pleasant village Cliousclat deserves attention to enjoy the charm of old stones and to discover an ancient art. The potters are still numerous here, and you can admire unique works.

Geographical information

MunicipalityCliousclat
Postcode26270
Latitude44.7162890 (N 44° 42’ 59”)
Longitude4.8350070 (E 4° 50’ 6”)
AltitudeFrom 125m to 473m
Surface area9.65 km²
Population668 inhabitants
Density69 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureValence (31 km, 27 min)
Insee code26097
IntercommunalityCC du Val de Drôme
DepartmentDrôme
RegionRhône Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Mirmande2.3 km (5 min)
Saulce-sur-Rhône4.4 km (7 min)
Loriol-sur-Drôme5.3 km (8 min)
Livron-sur-Drôme9.2 km (12 min)
Les Tourrettes10.7 km (16 min)
La Coucourde11 km (14 min)
Le Pouzin11.5 km (13 min)
Marsanne13 km (18 min)
Condillac14.2 km (17 min)
Allex15.2 km (19 min)
Grane16.1 km (16 min)
Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban16.1 km (17 min)
La Voulte-sur-Rhône17 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Handmade pottery lovers will delight in Cliousclat still has several talented artists. In summer, a small museum of pottery Stories is also available to learn more about the village's history and traditions.

It is still possible to admire the remains of the ancient medieval walls, including through a square tower door.

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Events and festivities

In early June, the village offers a market for potters to discover the artists of the region. From June to October, a farmers market is held the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

In early September, offers Cliousclat Village and Companies, a traveling theater festival alive.

Weather

Saturday 10 december
Min. 7°C - Max. 7°C
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Sunday 11 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
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Monday 12 december
Min. 1°C - Max. 1°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Upie Zoo, the colourful park!
Entertainment10 € to 14 € Upie (15 km)
Visit a goat’s cheese farm
Local flavoursFreeSuze (22 km)
Visit to Lussas animal park
Entertainment5 € to 8 € Lussas (32 km)
Clay modelling in the Ardèche mountains
Arts and Crafts430 € Glun (32 km)
Visit a workshop enamel cloisonne silver on copper
Arts and CraftsFreeLa Garde-Adhémar (36 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Vaunaveys Crest
HikeEasy1h30Vaunaveys-la-Rochette (16.6 km)
Domaine de Lorient
HikeEasy20 minMontéléger (18 km)
La Dolce Via
Cycling itineraryEasy4h00Les Ollières-sur-Eyrieux (20 km)
Saint-Jean Rock
HikeEasy3h00Gluiras (29 km)
Don Rock
HikeEasy3h00Albon-d'Ardèche (34 km)

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