Where to stay around Drôme?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,339 holiday lettings near Drôme. From 641 houses to 244 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Drôme for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Drôme?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Drôme. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bourdeaux: 202 holiday homes
  • Montélimar: 369 holiday homes
  • Nyons: 850 holiday homes
  • Valence: 104 holiday homes
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: 903 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Drôme! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Drôme?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Drôme with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Bourdeaux: 202 holiday lettings
  • Montélimar: 369 holiday lettings
  • Nyons: 850 holiday lettings
  • Valence: 104 holiday lettings
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: 903 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Drôme?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Drôme are:

  • Montelimar (XMK): 1,133 self catering accommodations
  • Chabeuil Airport (VAF): 292 self catering accommodations
  • Orange (XOG-Orange-Caritat Air Base): 4,712 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Drôme?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Drôme. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Vercors Regional Natural Park: 364 holiday rentals
  • Drome Provencale Golf Club: 1,901 holiday rentals
  • Golf de la Drome Provencale: 1,901 holiday rentals
  • Fabrique et Musee du Nougat de Montelimar: 1,288 holiday rentals
  • Museum of the Unusual: 530 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Drôme listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental house or property in Drome, France your home away from home

Found deep in the south of the Rhone Alpes region of eastern France, Drome is a small department with a huge appeal. The Tour de France passes through the department on many stages, taking advantage of the peace and tranquillity of the department, as well as the spectacular scenery. The wild landscapes and isolated villages, especially in the northern part of the department, cannot fail to capture your heart, and the fine wines produced in the area don’t hurt the Drome holiday experience either!

Things to do on holiday in Drome, France

The rural areas of Drome are stunningly beautiful and hugely varied. There are endless walking, cycling and riding routes through the department, allowing visitors to see the rich wildlife of France in its natural habitat. Drome houses France’s largest nature reserve, the Vercors Nature Reserve encompasses regions of forests, rivers and huge limestone overhangs, which is the focus for climbers throughout the year. The countryside is a haven for outdoor activities, from para-gliding and hang gliding to mountain climbing and from cycling to canoeing, and any equipment or advice you may need during your stay in a Drome property is easily available.

The largest medieval building in the world is located within the department, and it really is an impressive sight. Found in the town of Crest, the keep stands 170m high, and for those with good nerves, you can abseil down the face! Throughout the villages and towns of the department you will stumble across a huge number of historical gems, so anyone with an interest in history will be hard to make leave the department at the end of your holiday!

Places to visit on holiday in Drome, France

The Roman town of Die is a great place to take holiday accommodation in Drome, France. The town offers a taste of Drome in a nutshell, with a range of beautiful historical monuments from the Roman amphitheatre to a dramatic castle, access to some of the most astonishing countryside, the Ardeche Gorges, and home to one of the department’s best wines, the Clairette de Die. If this is your first visit to Drome, property rental in Die may be the perfect place to take your first rental.

Weather in Drome, France

In the summer, the clashes of colour from the azure blue sky, the dark green forests and bright purple of the endless lavender fields creates an amazing sight. Summers seem amazingly long from a Drome property, with average temperatures of around 28°C lasting from early June until mid-September. In winter, the higher regions in the north do become quite cold, but the majority of the department enjoys temperatures of around 12°C during the middle of the day.

Cheap flights to Drome, France

There isn’t an international airport in Drome itself, the closest being Nimes (FNI), Marseille (MRS) and Geneva (GVA) in Switzerland. Otherwise, the TGV high speed trains arrive into the town of Valence, taking just two and a half hours from Paris.

Sightseeing in and around Drome

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Drome a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jaillance (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Saint-Didier Golf Club (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Valdaine Golf Club (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Ardeche Miniatures (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
  • Golf Chapelle-en-Vercors (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
  • Chanalets Golf Club (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Drome

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Drome is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grotte de la Luire (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Vercors Regional Natural Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Pommerol Pass (22.8 mi / 36.8 km)
  • Centre Ecologique Terre Vivante (27.9 mi / 44.9 km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (29.7 mi / 47.7 km)