Valréas

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

TownValréasSaint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes at 4.7 km
Insee code84138Grillon at 4.9 km
Postcode84600Taulignan at 6.7 km
Latitude44.3837240Richerenches at 6.7 km
Longitude4.9891870Le Pègue at 6.9 km
AltitudeFrom 158 to 530 metersMontbrison-sur-Lez at 6.9 km
Surface57.97 km²Rousset-les-Vignes at 7 km
Population9949 inhabitantsColonzelle at 7.1 km
Density171 inhabitants/km²Grignan at 7.5 km
National labelsVinsobres at 8 km
Chief townAvignon (at 70 km, 68 min)Visan at 8.3 km
DepartmentVaucluseChamaret at 8.6 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Purchased by Pope John 22nd when they resided in Avignon, Valréas became territory of Vaison in Vaucluse. The attachment of the Comtat Republic Valréas decided to stay linked in Avignon while some neighboring municipalities chose to become drômoises, insulation Valréas and three other municipalities in the rest of the Vaucluse (Grillon, Richerenches and Visan).

Long capital of cardboard.

Today Valréas is located in the Enclave des Papes, a completely landlocked township in Drôme (north of Vaucluse)

Specialties: labeled Côtes du Rhône Villages wine.


SIGHTSEEING

Church dating from the 11th and 12th century, with an organ from the 16th century.

Museum of Cardboard and Printing.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Valréas
Leisure centresMuseum of the Cartonnage et Imprimerie
MonumentsChurch Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

June 12: Commemoration of the 50 French resistance fighters shot by the Nazi army Valréas June 12, 1944.

June 23: Night of Saint John the Baptist, dating from 1504 festival. Traditional Parade and medieval carnival.

The first weekend of August: Corso lavender with funfair and wine tour of wineries in the town on Sunday morning.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Walking Tour of papal terminals.

Richerenches and truffle market, the largest in Europe.

Nyons and olives.

20 minutes from Vaison-la-Romaine.

At 35 minutes from Orange and Montelimar.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Maiden flight in a microlightSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 145 €Montélimar (30 km)

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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 22°C
Thursday 24 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 22°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 6°C - Max. 13°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAu délice de provence
Valréas
A table of the village in a former synagogue, but especially the right people to support a place where wine and table so naturally complement. Evelyne and Nicolas enjoy natural fruit...
Located in ValréasFrom 20 € to 45 € per person 
Provençal restaurantLa Malle Poste  
9.4
Taulignan
La Malle Poste is pleased to welcome you to the town of Taulignan in the Rhône-Alpes. Discover a building of character, charm and picturesque. Its stylish interior will seduce you at...
Located 6.8 km from Valréas24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Rotonde du Manoir  
9.5
Grignan
A place, a large house, a story ... That of a mansion built in the 19th century at the foot of the famous Château de Grignan, under a deep blue sky of Provence. Caressed by the midday...
Located 7.5 km from Valréas43 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Mas with 6 bedroomsLe mas des sorcieres    
10
Valréas
In a farmhouse of the fourteenth century, you will discover the top Vaucluse at the gates of the Drome Provençale 5 guest rooms and 2 cottages overlooking the garden, pool and patio....
Located in ValréasFrom 80 € to 125 € the double room 
Mas with 3 bedroomsMas de la Renaudière  
Colonzelle
Situated in the heart of the 'Drôme Provençale', between Montélimar and Avignon, in a traditional rural hamlet, our attractive, completely restored 'mas' enables you to taste the joy...
Located 7.8 km from ValréasFrom 100 € to 130 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa fontaine au loup    
9.7
Saint-Maurice-sur-Eygues
10 minutes from Vaison la Romaine and Nyons, La Fontaine au Loup is a stone house, 'perfect' and built by Mr. Mesnier, a founding member of the University of Wine in the castle of Suze-la-Rousse....
Located 9.9 km from ValréasFrom 85 € to 168 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsLe mazet proencal  
8.8
Grillon
Provencal house with great charm al 3rd floor bedrooms, ground floor living room, kitchen, etc... Fully equipped and air conditioned. More addictive stone village studio type fully...
Located 5 km from ValréasFrom 290 € to 1090 € per week 
Mas for 3 personsPetit mas provencal  
9.2
Grillon
Petit mas de nature with its pool located next owners but completely independent. Clear view on vineyard cotes du rhone.
Located 5.1 km from ValréasFrom 200 € to 595 € per week 
House for 5 personsLa maison de vers   NEW
Grillon
Character stone house with all comfort. Beautiful garden with private pool. Air conditioning, internet etc...
Located 5.1 km from ValréasFrom 280 € to 920 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
90 places over 2 haLe Garrigon    
8.9
Grillon
Camping Le Garrigon is located in the municipality of Cricket, a typically Provencal village between Vaucluse and Drôme Provençale. Enjoy famous sights such as Grignan Nyons or Vaison...
Located 4.7 km from ValréasFrom 15 € to 28.50 € per day 
80 places over 2 haDomaine des grands prés    
8.4
Dieulefit
Drôme Provençale in the heart of Dieulefit our area welcomes you for a peaceful holiday in a relaxed bohemian and unusual accommodation in innovative and eco-friendly.
Located 16.3 km from ValréasFrom 12.80 € to 19.30 € per day 
165 places over 19 haHuttopia Dieulefit  
Dieulefit
Huttopia Dieulefit welcomes you to its stunning 17 hectare site, nestled in the green mountainside in the heart of Drôme Provençale... Camp on shady pitches or in the heart of the forest...
Located 17 km from Valréas 

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HOTELS

Le Grand Hotel - Hotel in ValréasLe Grand Hotel     
6.8
Valréas
With an outdoor swimming pool, this hotel is located in Valréas, 15 km from the Castle of Grignan. It is surrounded by a garden of 2500 m² and guests can relax and dine on the furnished...
Located in ValréasRoom from 55 €
Manoir De La Roseraie - Hotel in ValréasManoir De La Roseraie     
9
Grignan
Indulge in the luxury of a stay in Le Manoir de la Roseraie, a 19th-century mansion set in the heart of a park and boasting an outdoor swimming pool. Hotel Le Manoir de la Roseraie...
Located 7.3 km from ValréasRoom from 170 €
Hôtel sévigné - Hotel in ValréasHôtel sévigné     
8.9
Grignan
At the foot of the Renaissance castle, this hotel is located is Grignan village. Bedrooms have bathrobes, a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. Some have original stonework or a balcony....
Located 7.4 km from ValréasRoom from 85 €

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Avignon Grand Hotel
Avignon Grand Hôtel is ideally located just outside the city’s Middle Age walls. It is a 15-minute walk from Palais des Papes and offers a small rooftop...
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