Things to see and do - Valence
Unmissable tourist sites
Valence Travel guide
Valence : Michelin's recommendations
St-Apollinaire's Cathedral looms over this town founded in 2C BC. Boulevards surround a maze of picturesque streets. It is built over a series of terraces, which slope down towards the Rhone River, the generator of its progress and prosperity. Since 1452, the town has been the cradle of the university where such prestigious professors such as Cujas, had taught outstanding students like François Rabelais. Valence, an important fruit and vegetable market has diversified its activity.
Tourist attractions Valence : Things to see and do
F - 26000 Valence
Valence is the starting point of a magnificent scenic route. The D 287 will first take you past the striking site of the Château de Crussol and then on to St-Romain-de-Lerps. Here, two observation points command a splendid panorama of the entire Rhôn..
F - 07130 Valence
Ruins are all that remain of this château built in the 12C and destroyed in the 17C. A path leads up to the castle (1hr there and back). From the lookout point of the keep, the view over the Valence plain, the Bourg-lès-Valence dam and the confluence..
14 r. Louis-Gallet F - 26000 Valence
Why in Valence of all places? The Armenian Heritage Centre, set up in the former law faculty close to Little Armenia, will give you all the answers. The filmed stories of genocide, exile and arrival in Valence, as related by men, women and children, ..
15 avenue Felix Faure F - 26000 Valence
Located in the centre of Valence, Hôtel de L’Europe offers air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi access throughout and soundproofed rooms. The Cathedral and Jouvet Park are just 1 km away. All rooms are simply decorated and feature a flat-screen TV, seating..
30 Avenue Jean Pierre Semard F - 26000 Valence
Prix Prices from : 50 €
This property is located on the verge of Provence between the Vercors in the heart of Valence. Its modern en suite rooms offer free Wi-Fi. Close to the train station and to the shops, the Inter-Hotel De Paris et Des Voyageurs offers air-conditioned ..
9, faubourg Saint-Jacques. F - 26000 VALENCE
On the way to Saint Jacques the Compostelle you find the Saint Jacques Hotel in Valence. The oldest hotel of Valence still in operation has seen lots of personalities well or less-known. In spite of the age, all the rooms are modern and have their ow..
27 av. Pierre-Sémard F - 26000 Valence
16 r. des Cévennes F - 26000 Valence
Located in the lower part of the town, this hidden little gem deserves to be discovered! The chef, who is originally from Japan, prepares delicious and delicately flavoured dishes. Local specialities of the Drôme region meet the spirit of Asia!
285 av. Victor-Hugo F - 26000 Valence
1934, 1973, 2007. Following on from André and Jacques, it is now the turn of Anne-Sophie to run this restaurant, proving that the Pic family history is firmly entwined with that of excellent cuisine. The same quest for perfection, the best ingredient..
217 av. Provence F - 26000 Valence
32 Grande-Rue F - 26000 Valence
A refined, elegant decor provides the setting for this fine gourmet restaurant. Much thought has clearly gone into each of the dishes on the menu, which are made with top-notch ingredients and great skill.
18 pl. St-Jean F - 26000 Valence
L'Épicerie occupies a 16C house with a pleasant terrace in the heart of the old town. It has a rustic or designer decor depending on the dining room. Traditional cuisine with a set lunchtime menu in the bistro section.