Pierrelatte

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownPierrelatte
Insee code26235
Postcode26700
Latitude44.3777500
Longitude4.6969810
AltitudeFrom 46 to 61 meters
Surface49.56 km²
Population13275 inhabitants
Density267 inhabitants/km²

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National labelBourg-Saint-Andéol at 4.1 km
Chief townValence (at 71 km, 50 min)La Garde-Adhémar at 4.8 km
DepartmentDrômeSaint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux at 6.5 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Medium-sized town in the Drôme Provençale, Pierrelatte discovered without difficulty simply be guided between the Rhone Alps and the latitude of the birth of the olive tree mythical southern course with gentle and well- be generated by 2550 hours of sunshine per year, a sky blue generously through the combined action of the sun and the Mistral valiant value more than feared.

Legends: further in time, it is said that Gargantua, weary of his wanderings through France and limping, had sat a moment on the Mont Ventoux for a breather and get rid of a bad stone in his boot on which suffer horribly. Thus was born Pierrelatte, or at least its rock, small stone fell from a giant boot in the middle of a wide plain, unusual rock foundation stone of immense future achievements.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Pierrelatte welcomes you in its historic center where you can visit:
  • The chapel of the 12th century.
  • The Rock, the highlight of the city, where the play was many shows.
  • The Municipal Museum of Paleontology, Mineralogy, Archaeology and History, housed in a former 18th century prison.
  • Street of Love, very narrow and typical villages of Provence from the 10th to the 14th century.
  • The Windmill, fully restored. You can discover its history, its operation and admire its wings turn.
  • The Provencal village Loved and Simone Brown and animated figurines.
  • Crocodile Farm.
  • Workshop forge.
  • A Pierrelatte, you can also enjoy the water level of Pignedoré, water stage and the city park.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Donzère,   Train station of Pierrelatte
Information pointsTourist Office of Pierrelatte
Leisure centresAnimal Park La Ferme aux Crocodiles

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Provencal market on Friday morning is one of the largest in the region with over 250 stallholders.

Pierrelatte is a city of entertainment and enlightenment. Indeed, it offers a variety of different performances to the delight of all.

Summer: Summer: concerts, shows, various animations.

In winter, the Christmas market and lights. You will also have the opportunity to visit the crib of Provence "Yvon Gueret" and that the Beloved Village Provencal and Simone Brown.

It is in a festive atmosphere that you find throughout the year, choirs, singing, music festival, pop stars and other cultural and commercial activities.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Discover the different towns and villages of the Drôme Provençale with, near Pierrelatte, La Garde-Adhemar, village classified among the most beautiful in France, and the parade Donzère Rhone.

Try and taste the local products: olive, truffle, nougat, picodon, honey, wine ...

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Maiden flight in a microlightSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 145 €Montélimar (23 km)
Canyoning, caving, via ferrataSports sensationsFrom 52 € to 56 €Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (24 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoeNature and the outdoorsFrom 34 € to 36 €Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (24 km)

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PHOTOS

Pierrelatte deserves its three flowersPierrelatte deserves its three flowers
 
Clock TowerClock Tower
Chapel of the PenitentsChapel of the Penitents
 
Map water PignedoréMap water Pignedoré
Restored millRestored mill
 
Giant legend Pierrelatte: GargantuaGiant legend Pierrelatte: Gargantua
Old MillOld Mill
  

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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 July
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Min. 20°C - Max. 26°C
Thursday 24 July
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Min. 18°C - Max. 27°C
Friday 25 July
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Min. 17°C - Max. 28°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Logis de l'Escalin  
8.9
La Garde-Adhémar
Charm and discretion - Located in a small medieval village classified among the most beautiful in France, surrounded by ramparts overlooking the Rhone Valley, the Logis de l'Escalin...
Located 4.8 km from Pierrelatte54 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Auberg'inn  
8.4
Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux
The L'Auberg'inn Restaurant offers creative cuisine and original. At the invites you to enjoy dishes based on truffles, savory and sweet pizzas. On sunny days you can enjoy the air-conditioned...
Located 6.5 km from Pierrelatte18 € per person 
World food restaurantLe Rêve Debout  
9
Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux
Lunch chic and casual? Here is a good place in Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, in Drôme: Le Rêve Debout. Enjoy the elegant simplicity of these places: wood furnishings and vegetal notes,...
Located 6.5 km from Pierrelatte22 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Castle with 6 bedroomsHotel particulier de Digoine  
Bourg-Saint-Andéol
This 18 th century old mansion welcomes you nearby the ardeche canyon and the castles of drome. Double room, suite or family apartment (5 persones) : large living rooms for parties...
Located 4 km from PierrelatteFrom 119 € to 149 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsMas saint pancrace    
9.7
Bourg-Saint-Andéol
The farmhouse is located on the right bank of the Rhone on the foothills of the mountains of Ardeche at an altitude of 220 m. Une property over one hectare in the middle of the garrigue,...
Located 6 km from Pierrelatte75 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsChambre d'hôtes de Charme la pacha    
9.7
Saint-Montan
La Pacha is a typical 18th century Ardeche farm with 3 single-storey bedrooms, each with an individual terrace. In the middle of the countryside, at 3 km from the medieval village of...
Located 10.7 km from Pierrelatte68 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 12 personsRoussas  
9.2
Roussas
This has Roussas beautiful little village in Provence that Valrousse The Cottage welcomes you, with your family or friends. Comfortably furnished, with central heating fuiol. Composed...
Located 10.3 km from PierrelatteFrom 450 € to 800 € per week 
House for 4 personsEspace Loisirs Dominique, Laurent Quercy  
9.1
Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche
Your location is at the heart of a beautiful flower garden of oleander, at the entrance of the Gorges de l'Ardèche overlooking the medieval village of Aiguèze.
Located 13.1 km from PierrelatteFrom 290 € to 555 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsBellevue Appartements
Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche
At Saint Martin d Ardeche, tourist village located on the door of the Gorges de l'Ardèche, apartments, 2 *, for 2 to 6 persons, 50 m from shops, 150 m from the beach (Ardeche River)....
Located 13.4 km from PierrelatteFrom 360 € to 760 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
45 places over 1 haCamping de la colline st paul 3 chateaux     NEW
Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux
In Drôme Provençale, camping in the heart of saint -paul- trois- chateaux. Sport, recreation, heritage, gastronomy. Ideally located at the crossroads of Drôme, Ardèche, Gard and Vaucluse,...
Located 6.6 km from PierrelatteFrom 14 € to 16 € per day 
80 places over 5 haCamping la simioune     NEW
Bollène
Ideally located in a triangle composed of the Mont Ventoux, the gorges of Ardeche and Cevennes, camping ' The Simioune ' offers year-round all 80 pitches for caravans and shade tents,...
Located 12.1 km from Pierrelatte 
99 places over 2 haCamping le pontet    
10
Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche
Located at the entrance to the reserve's natural gorge of the Ardeche and 1 km from the village of St Martin d'Ardeche, camping Le Pontet is the ideal place for successful holidays....
Located 12.4 km from PierrelatteFrom 12.50 € to 20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Le Domaine des Oliviers - Hotel in PierrelatteLe Domaine des Oliviers     
9
Pierrelatte
Located in Pierrelatte, Le Domaine des Oliviers offers an outdoor seasonal swimming pool, terrace, garden and bar. The Gorges de l’Ardèche and Vallon-Pont d’Arc are both 35 km from...
Located in PierrelatteRoom from 83 €
Hotel le Caiman - Hotel in PierrelatteHotel le Caiman     
8.8
Pierrelatte
Located just 200 metres from La Ferme aux Crocodiles Animal Park, this 2-star hotel offers contemporary rooms with free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV. A buffet breakfast is prepared every morning....
Located in PierrelatteRoom from 67 €
Hôtel du Tricastin - Hotel in PierrelatteHôtel du Tricastin     
8.6
Pierrelatte
Hôtel du Tricastin is located in Pierrelatte, just 10 km from the Gorges de l’Ardèche Nature Reserve and 16 km from the Renaissance Castle in Grignan. It features a private courtyard...
Located in PierrelatteRoom from 62 €

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Best Western Clos Syrah
Located 3 km from the centre of Valence, this hotel makes a great base for exploring Southern France. Enjoy breakfast on the terrace overlooking the pool....
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