Find the best place to stay — Valence

Where to stay around Valence?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 108 holiday lettings near Valence. From 37 houses to 23 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Valence for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Valence?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Valence. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Valence Parc Expo: 319 holiday lettings
  • Valence City Station: 319 holiday lettings
  • Eglise de St-Jean: 322 holiday lettings
  • Valence Museum: 327 holiday lettings
  • Valence Cathedral: 327 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Valence listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Valence?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 37 houses in Valence. Our other popular types of Valence holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 9 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Valence?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 51 holiday homes with pool available in Valence. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Valence, France your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a wonderful vacation in the Rhone-Alpes region of France should take a trip to the city of Valence. Located in the Drome department, this city offers plenty of things for holidaymakers to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, cottages and apartments.

    Things to do on holiday to Valence, France

    Valence and the surrounding countryside have excellent trails for hikers and cyclists to roam around and enjoy the scenery. The River Ardeche and other waterways of the region are suitable for swimming, fishing and canoeing. There are a few golf courses in the area as well as public tennis courts. In the winter holidaymakers can head to the ski slopes with excellent resorts about an hour away from Valence. Other popular activities in the area include horse riding, climbing and mountain biking. Visitors will find a few restaurants, bars and cafes in Valence, where visitors can taste fabulous local dishes as well as some international cuisine. Self catering holidaymakers can also purchase food, drink from shops and markets in the city.

    Places to visit on holiday to Valence, France

    Holidaymakers staying in Valence will find numerous interesting sights such as the Cathedral of St. Apollinaris and the monument of Pius VI. Visitors can also see Roman antiquities, sculptures and a picture gallery at the library and museum here. There are other fantastic places of interest just a short drive from Valence like Mirmande, which features beautiful gardens and great buildings such as the Church of Saint Foy. The historic town of Orange is just over an hour’s drive away and features many great sights including the Roman theatre, the 22 metre high Triumphal Arch and the Cathedral of Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth. The city of Lyon is also well worth a visit and is about an hour and 15 minute’s drive from Valence. Lyon features many beautiful parks and gardens as well as museums, galleries and historic buildings such as the wonderful cathedral.

    Weather in Valence, France

    The warmest time of the year to visit this part of France is generally July and August when the average daily maximum temperature is approximately 26 degrees centigrade. January is the coldest month with average highs of 6 degrees centigrade, although the temperature can fall to zero with sleet and snow showers not uncommon during winter. The wettest month tends to be September with an average rainfall of 93mm.

    Travel to Valence, France

    Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) is approximately one and a half hour’s drive from Valence. Flights arrive at Lyon from numerous cities in France as well as international airports such as Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), Lisbon (LIS), London-Gatwick (LGW), Madrid (MAD), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Vienna (VIE) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National/Citer and Sixt are car rental firms located at the airport.

    Attractions in and around Valence

    Looking for places to see while you're in Valence? Don't miss landmarks such as Maison des Tetes and Eglise de St-Jean, and unique cultural highlights such as Valence Museum. Also while in town, consider a visit to Valence Cathedral and Valence Parc Expo.