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Nyons

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Drôme

Nyons - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Drôme
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Nyons: Nice little Drome.

Nestling in the mountains, with its hills and valleys, the country Nyons enjoys a microclimate characterized by gentleness, sunshine and no wind. Its outstanding geographical location between mountain and plain, protected by a ring of hills, is coupled with a very strong sunshine (2798 h / year against 1773 to Paris) and a warmer temperature, even though the fog is rare, which earned him the title of "Petit Nice".

The many moods of the Nyon region: In terms of landscapes, we can say that the South starts here but the influence is ever present mountain. This creates a great diversity of vegetative cover.

Trays grown: The Nyon region is composed mainly of vineyards and olive groves, a large part of the land area is classified as AOC. On the outskirts of the Eygues, fruit orchards are also present: apricot, plum, cherry ...

Origins: The origin of Nyons lost in the mists of time. The country seems to have Nyons been inhabited from the Neolithic. In the current state of archaeological discoveries, we can make the first Nyons, former Noiomagus, capital of the Celtic-Ligurian tribe Noiomagenses.

The olive is an integral part of cultural heritage Nyons. Tench is the only variety of olive that has adapted to the soil and climate of the Nyon region. The olives are picked ripe, so black between December and January. Olives and olive oil were obtained in 1994 the AOC. Olive trees Nyons part of the 114 sites recognized outstanding taste since 1994 by the ministries of agriculture, tourism, culture and environment.

In the land of the olive, the fruit of youth, you will have the pleasure of enjoying many other products of this generous land: truffles, wine, fruits, herbs, beer, vinegar.

Geographical information

MunicipalityNyons
Postcode26110
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Latitude44.3618809 (N 44° 21’ 43”)
Longitude5.1401450 (E 5° 8’ 25”)
AltitudeFrom 234m to 940m
Surface area23.45 km²
Population6903 inhabitants
Density294 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureValence (98 km, 1h18)
Insee code26220
IntercommunalityCC du Val d'Eygues
DepartmentDrôme
RegionRhône Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Aubres4.4 km (6 min)
Venterol5.5 km (7 min)
Les Pilles6.8 km (7 min)
Mirabel-aux-Baronnies7.5 km (8 min)
Vinsobres9.4 km (10 min)
Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes10.1 km (11 min)
Condorcet10.4 km (14 min)
Rousset-les-Vignes10.5 km (11 min)
Piégon10.8 km (15 min)
Curnier11.8 km (14 min)
Châteauneuf-de-Bordette12.9 km (18 min)
Saint-Ferréol-Trente-Pas13.4 km (16 min)
Puyméras13.6 km (16 min)
Saint-Maurice-sur-Eygues13.8 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
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Events and festivities

Photos

Olive trees on the hills of Nyons
Olive trees on the hills of Nyons
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A calade near Randonne round
A calade near Randonne round
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The Randonne tower monument
The Randonne tower monument
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Forts Quarter, pedestrian street
Forts Quarter, pedestrian street
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Olives ripen
Olives ripen
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Tour Hike
Tour Hike
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Nyons
Nyons
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Romanesque bridge
Romanesque bridge
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Romanesque bridge
Romanesque bridge
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Romanesque bridge
Romanesque bridge
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Covered Street
Covered Street
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Rue covered
Rue covered
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Weather

Wednesday 7 december
Min. 7°C - Max. 7°C
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Thursday 8 december
Min. 7°C - Max. 7°C
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Friday 9 december
Min. 7°C - Max. 7°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Two-seat paraglider flight in Provençale Drôme
Sports sensations70 € to 120 € Mévouillon (29 km)
Visit a workshop enamel cloisonne silver on copper
Arts and CraftsFreeLa Garde-Adhémar (31 km)
Visit a lavender distillery
Local flavoursFreeSault (35 km)
Discovery hike in Provence
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Sault (37 km)
Visit a goat’s cheese farm
Local flavoursFreeSuze (44 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Dentelles de Montmirail Massif
HikeEasy2h00Gigondas (24 km)
Lavender Path
HikeEasy1h40Sault (37 km)
Défends Wood
HikeEasy2h20Sault (37 km)
"Terrasses du Ventoux"
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h45Méthamis (39 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (41 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

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Hotels