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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Drôme

Romans-sur-Isère - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Drôme

The town of Romans, the "capital of the Luxury Shoe", is known for its expertise around the shoe and a long tradition of leather work. But one also discovers the best gastronomic specialties being honored every year in September on the feast of ravioli and the Catch.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.0442360 (N 45° 2’ 39”)
Longitude5.0527350 (E 5° 3’ 10”)
AltitudeFrom 122m to 291m
Surface area33.08 km²
Population34578 inhabitants
Density1045 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureValence (20 km, 24 min)
Insee code26281
IntercommunalityCA Valence-Romans Sud Rhône-Alpes
RegionRhône Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Bourg-de-Péage1.5 km (5 min)
Mours-Saint-Eusèbe3.9 km (9 min)
Chatuzange-le-Goubet5.8 km (9 min)
Granges-les-Beaumont6 km (8 min)
Génissieux6.3 km (10 min)
Peyrins6.5 km (10 min)
Saint-Paul-lès-Romans7.9 km (12 min)
Alixan8.9 km (13 min)
Triors9.1 km (15 min)
Châtillon-Saint-Jean9.4 km (14 min)
Saint-Bardoux9.9 km (16 min)
Clérieux10.2 km (13 min)
Marches10.3 km (17 min)
Geyssans10.5 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

The Romans's city offers beautiful walks along the banks of the Isere and hides a unique architectural heritage to discover. Mansions, its historic center, the St. Barnard College or its international shoe museum will transport you into the story...

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Performance halls


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International Footwear Museum
International Footwear Museum
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Clay modelling in the Ardèche mountains
Arts and Crafts430 € Glun (18.4 km)
Raku pottery and kiln firing lessons
Arts and Crafts30 € Saint-Martin-le-Colonel (19.3 km)
Upie Zoo, the colourful park!
Entertainment10 € to 14 € Upie (27 km)
Visit a goat’s cheese farm
Local flavoursFreeSuze (32 km)
Chocolate museum and workshop
Local flavours0 € to 3 € Crest (35 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Towers Trail
HikeEasy1h30Tournon-sur-Rhône (17.5 km)
Domaine de Lorient
HikeEasy20 minMontéléger (22 km)
The karst trail
HikeEasy3h00Vassieux-en-Vercors (27 km)
Le lac de Vert
HikeIntermediate3h10Talencieux (29 km)
Revoulat Panoramic Viewpoint
HikeEasy2h00La Chapelle-en-Vercors (30 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals