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Pierrelatte - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Drôme

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.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.3777500 (N 44° 22’ 40”)
Longitude4.6969810 (E 4° 41’ 49”)
AltitudeFrom 46m to 61m
Surface area49.56 km²
Population13306 inhabitants
Density268 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureValence (71 km, 50 min)
Insee code26235
IntercommunalityCC Drome Sud Provence
TerritoryDauphiné, Drôme-Ardèche

Nearest cities & towns

Bourg-Saint-Andéol4.4 km (8 min)
La Garde-Adhémar6.5 km (12 min)
Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux8.4 km (14 min)
Donzère8.5 km (12 min)
Lapalud8.8 km (12 min)
Les Granges-Gontardes9.3 km (12 min)
Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche11.2 km (14 min)
Saint-Restitut11.3 km (16 min)
Viviers12.9 km (13 min)
Saint-Just-d'Ardèche13 km (15 min)
Roussas13.3 km (16 min)
Lamotte-du-Rhône13.4 km (14 min)
Valaurie13.6 km (17 min)
Solérieux14.1 km (19 min)
Bollène14.4 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

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.


Pierrelatte deserves its 3 flowers
Pierrelatte deserves its 3 flowers
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Clock Tower
Clock Tower
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Chapel of the Penitents
Chapel of the Penitents
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Plan water Pignedoré
Plan water Pignedoré
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Moulin restored
Moulin restored
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Giant legend Pierrelatte : Gargantua
Giant legend Pierrelatte : Gargantua
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Old Mill
Old Mill
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Crocodile Farm
Crocodile Farm
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Overview of the Farm crocodiles
Overview of the Farm crocodiles
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Sunday 24 september
Min. 12°C - Max. 28°C
Monday 25 september
Min. 12°C - Max. 25°C
Tuesday 26 september
Min. 15°C - Max. 26°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horseback riding
Sports sensations15 € to 60 € Pierrelatte
Visit a workshop making cloisonné enamel with silver on copper
Arts and CraftsFreeLa Garde-Adhémar (4.8 km)
Hiking in quad framed by a monitor
Entertainment79 € to 179 € Roussas (11.1 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoe
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 155 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (24 km)
Canoeing kayaks on the Gorges de l'Ardèche
Sports sensations18 € to 45 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (24 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
On the trail of the hermit
HikeIntermediate3h00Saint-Montan (9.1 km)
Dolmens walk
HikeEasy2h30Barjac (29 km)
Dentelles de Montmirail Massif
HikeEasy2h00Gigondas (34 km)
Winemaker's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Lablachère (39 km)
Upper Blajoux Valley
HikeEasy1h30Sanilhac (39 km)


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Vacation rentals



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