9 days in Drome Itinerary

9 days in Drome Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
1
Grignan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Tain-l'Hermitage
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Athens

4
nights
Grignan

Grignan ©
Grignan is a commune in the Drôme department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France.It has a magnificent Renaissance castle and is mentioned in the letters that Madame de Sévigné wrote to her daughter, Madame de Grignan, in the 17th century.GeographyGrignan is located in the south of the Drôme department, near the border of the neighbouring Vaucluse department, and close to Mont Ventoux, the highest mountain in Provence.To visit Grignan, take the A7 autoroute and use either exit #18, Montélimar Sud, or #19, Bollène.AgricultureThe main crops produced in the area are lavender, truffles, wheat, and sunflowers. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grignan: Via Ferrata (in Buis-les-Baronnies), Les Barons Perches (in Nyons) and Notre Dame De Fresneau (in Marsanne). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Grignan, examine the collection at Terres d'ecriture, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of Crest, and take in the pleasant sights at Village de Mirmande.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grignan online journey planner.

Athens, Greece to Grignan is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Grignan is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Grignan, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tain-l'Hermitage.

Things to do in Grignan

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Montelimar, Nyons, Pierrelatte, Via Ferrata, Eglise Romane de Comps
Highlights from your plan
Musee du Nougat Fabrique Arnaud Soubeyran ©
Musee du Nougat Fabrique Arnaud Soubeyran
Chateau de Grignan ©
Chateau de Grignan
Colophon - Maison de l'Imprimeur ©
Colophon - Maison de l'Imprimeur

3
nights
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage ©
Tain-l'Hermitage is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France.GeographyIt is located on the left bank of the Rhône River, opposite Tournon-sur-Rhône, which is located in Ardèche. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin zen d'Erik Borja, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, walk around The Mazes of Hauterives, thenadmire the striking features of Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Zen. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Domaine Philippe et Vincent Jaboulet, thenget outside with Route des Belvederes, thenlearn about winemaking at Cave de Tain, and finally stop by Cite du Chocolat Valrhona.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tain-l'Hermitage vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Grignan to Tain-l'Hermitage takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Tain-l'Hermitage are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tain-l'Hermitage

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Hauterives, Collegiale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, Jardin Zen, Domaine Philippe et Vincent Jaboulet, Jardin zen d'Erik Borja
Highlights from your plan
Cite du Chocolat Valrhona ©
Cite du Chocolat Valrhona
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval ©
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval
Cave de Tain ©
Cave de Tain