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Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Drôme

The advantages of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux which are not limited to its village character, are numerous: local products, natural beauty and surrounding sites. His wealth also lies in its expertise and adapted to the modern world today. Indeed, the Tricastin is a fabulous showcase of technological knowledge proving exceptional. These are based on the mastery and use of water power, research or the manufacture and operation of nuclear fuel while respecting the environment.

He was once Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux ...

Boasting an amazing story, was the capital of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux Tricastini, Gallic tribe, before being brought up under the Roman Empire from Augustus to the rank of chief town of Narbonne, the gorgeous' Augusta Tricastinorum. It is from this tribe, Tricastini, derives the name Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux is actually a mistranslation of Tricastini in Three castles in Three Castles, which do not exist of course. This period has left archaeological collections of significant cultural interest, property of the Museum of Archaeology Tricastine, updates on major sites such as the Gallo-Roman necropolis Valladas. More than 240 tombs dating from the 1st to 2nd century, beautiful objects of everyday life, elements of ornaments, whole departments of dishes, lamps, oil discovery in the current city a mosaic of a size and of rare beauty.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.3486780 (N 44° 20’ 55”)
Longitude4.7682950 (E 4° 46’ 6”)
AltitudeFrom 49m to 290m
Surface area22.04 km²
Population9241 inhabitants
Density419 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureValence (74 km, 53 min)
Insee code26324
IntercommunalityCC Drome Sud Provence

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Restitut3.3 km (8 min)
Clansayes5.4 km (9 min)
Solérieux6.2 km (9 min)
La Garde-Adhémar6.8 km (11 min)
Pierrelatte8.4 km (14 min)
La Baume-de-Transit8.8 km (12 min)
Montségur-sur-Lauzon9 km (11 min)
Bollène9.8 km (16 min)
Lapalud10 km (15 min)
Valaurie10.1 km (13 min)
Les Granges-Gontardes10.8 km (13 min)
Chantemerle-lès-Grignan11.1 km (14 min)
Suze-la-Rousse11.3 km (14 min)
Bourg-Saint-Andéol11.9 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


Truffle Market
Truffle Market
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Truffle Market
Truffle Market
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Overview of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux
Overview of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoe
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 155 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (30 km)
Power-assisted bike hire
Sports sensations20 € to 150 € Salavas (31 km)
Visit to Lussas animal park
Entertainment5 € to 8 € Lussas (37 km)
Sports wilderness to map
Sports sensations30 € Saint-Ferréol-Trente-Pas (38 km)
Private guided walking tour of Avignon - 3 hours
Culture and education51 € Avignon (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
On the trail of the hermit
HikeIntermediate3h00Saint-Montan (15.3 km)
Dentelles de Montmirail Massif
HikeEasy2h00Gigondas (28 km)
Dolmens walk
HikeEasy2h30Barjac (34 km)
Winemaker's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Lablachère (45 km)
Fountains of Pernes
Village visitEasy2h00Pernes-les-Fontaines (45 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals