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Valence

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Drôme

Valence - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Drôme
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Halfway between Lyon and Avignon, Valence welcomes you to the gates of the south. Of Roman origin, the town built in terraces on the left bank of the Rhone, has kept its charm and authenticity. Strategic Capital South Rhone Alpes, Valence enjoys a strategic location between sea and mountains.

Paris 560 km - SNCF TGV Valence Valence city - Highway 49 A 7 and A - Cars all directions - Commercial port and harbor - Aerodrome.

Geographical information

MunicipalityValence
Postcode26000
Tourism labels
Latitude44.9333930 (N 44° 56’ 0”)
Longitude4.8923600 (E 4° 53’ 32”)
AltitudeFrom 106m to 191m
Surface area36.69 km²
Population64127 inhabitants
Density1747 inhabitants/km²
Insee code26362
IntercommunalityCA Valence-Romans Sud Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentDrôme
RegionRhône-Alpes

Nearest cities & towns

Guilherand-Granges1.8 km (5 min)
Bourg-lès-Valence2 km (6 min)
Saint-Péray5.9 km (12 min)
Cornas6.7 km (12 min)
Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence7.1 km (12 min)
Soyons7.8 km (15 min)
Pont-de-l'Isère8.4 km (13 min)
Portes-lès-Valence8.6 km (14 min)
Malissard9.4 km (15 min)
Toulaud9.7 km (18 min)
Beauvallon10.6 km (16 min)
Châteaubourg10.6 km (15 min)
Charmes-sur-Rhône11.5 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Field of Mars (© City Valence)
Field of Mars (© City Valence)
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Kiosk Peynet (© City Valence)
Kiosk Peynet (© City Valence)
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Heads House (© City Valence)
Heads House (© City Valence)
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Facade and outdoor courtyard of the Armenian Heritage Centre
Facade and outdoor courtyard of the Armenian Heritage Centre
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Port of hawkweed (© City Valence)
Port of hawkweed (© City Valence)
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Rallye Monte Carlo (© City Valence)
Rallye Monte Carlo (© City Valence)
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Weather

Friday 4 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 21°C
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Saturday 5 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C
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Sunday 6 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 18°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Chocolate museum and workshop
Local flavours0 € to 3 € Crest (25 km)
Raku pottery and kiln firing lessons
Arts and Crafts30 € Saint-Martin-le-Colonel (31 km)
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (40 km)
Discover the Ogier distillery
Local flavours0 € to 20 € Moras-en-Valloire (40 km)
Visit to Lussas animal park
Entertainment5 € to 8 € Lussas (50 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Domaine de Lorient
HikeEasy20 minMontéléger (7.8 km)
Towers Trail
HikeEasy1h30Tournon-sur-Rhône (15.7 km)
Panoramic circuit
Village visitIntermediate4h00Désaignes (30 km)
From Désaignes to Nozières
HikeAthletic7h00Désaignes (30 km)
The Vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Désaignes (30 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels