Sightseeing route in Valence

Valence

【City description】

This town is located by the Rhone river. Napoleon 1st stayed here once. You find the river from the biggest square and you should walk in the park when it’s sunny. There is a famous restaurant which got 3 stars on the Michelin guide in the south of the town.

Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

Time required】

 3 h

Budget】

 9 euros

Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆

Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Valence Ville station

Gare de Valence Ville

★Go to Pierre Semard St in front of the station for 5 minutes.



②Champ de Mars Esplanade

Esplanade du Champ de Mars

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go down stairs from the esplanade and enter the park.



③Jouvet Park

Parc Jouvet

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go back to the esplanade and enter the center street. Turn left immediately to go to Saint-Didier St.



④Valence Museum

Musée de Valence

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 9 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: Monday, Tuesday, national holidays

★Visit a cathedral in front of the museum.



⑤Saint-Apollinaire Cathedral

Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire de Valence

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 am – 7 pm

Close: No

★Go to Grande St in front of the cathedral. It takes 5 minutes by walk.



⑥House of heads (it’s not accessible in the interior)

Maison des Têtes

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on the street and turn right at the crossroad. When you arrive at Liberté Square, go to Emile Augier St. As you arrive at the street where you’ve walked, turn left and go back to the station. It takes 15 minutes.



【Goal】

Valence Ville station

【If you have the time…】

⑦Restaurant Maison Pic

It’s the restaurant which got 3 stars in the Michelin Guide.

the site of Maison Pic
https://www.anne-sophie-pic.com/

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