6 km from Nyons via the D538 road.
DISCOVER THE SMALL VILLAGE OF VENTEROL IN DRÔME PROVENÇALE, NEAR NYONS
Sitting on a low hill, above its vineyards, from a distance the small village of Venterol is a harmonious blend of ochre and beige.
Its old stone houses huddle around an unusual campanile bell-tower, that has an external stairway. The Romanesque style church dedicated to Sainte Perpétue dates from the 16th century and the campanile from the 17th century.
The old town of Venterol
It stands proudly on the little village square, where it is certainly the centre of attention
The rest of the village is also well worth a stroll along its shady streets winding around the church, to admire its secret gardens protected by dry-stone walls, virginia creeper arbours, old doors and vaulted covered passageways...
A most pleasant time can be had enjoying the tranquillity of these quiet streets leading up and down brightened by pale blue and green shutters, responding to the greetings from the local inhabitants as they sit on their doorsteps,or cultivate their gardens full of cherry trees, cypresses and olive trees...
The Venterol vineyard
Of course we must not forget the pride of Venterol: the local vines that produce a delicious AOC "Côtes du Rhône", wine which you must try before you leave!
Our map of Venterol (zip code 26110)
To find your way around Venterol, you can use our interactive map, which even works on cell phones. We've included our accommodation recommendations so that you can view them before booking your stay in Venterol, Drôme.
From June to August, a charming summer market is held every Saturday morning in Venterol on the Place du Château. It's a great opportunity to stock up on good local produce.
What to see
Romanesque style church.
Chapel of Sainte-Perpetue.
Ruins of Château Ratier.
Walking, cycling and mountain biking.
Gliding and paragliding.
The Domaine de Provensol welcomes you to an organic wine estate located between the Rhône Valley and the Alps. It offers individually decorated rooms with views of the surrounding mountains and vineyards. All rooms are en suite and feature a bathtub and free toiletries. You can relax on the terrace or in the shared lounge area with free Wi-Fi. The hotel serves a continental breakfast every morning.
Offering a view of the garden, Entre Ciel Et Nature is located in Venterol. Wi-Fi internet access and private parking are free of charge. This homestay features a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer, free toiletries and a shower. A continental breakfast is served every morning. A terrace is also available. You can relax in the garden.
If you're looking for a campsite in the Drôme, Camping les Terrasses Provençales in Venterol is definitely the one for you. Let yourself be seduced by the wonders of the Rhône-Alpes region. You can relax for hours in the heated outdoor swimming pool, which is open all year round.
YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT VENTEROL
You have sent us many questions about Venterol. Here are our answers to your most frequently asked questions, to keep all our visitors informed.
Where is Venterol located?
Venterol is located in the Drôme department, in the part of France known as the "Drôme provençale". Venterol is close to Nyons and Rousset les Vignes. Please note that there is another village called "Venterol" in the Alpes de Haute Provence.
What to do in Venterol Tourism in Venterol
There are lots of fun things to do in Venterol. Visit the old town, go hiking, biking or even horse-riding in the surrounding area. For thrill-seekers: climbing, paragliding, canyoning. For the rest of us: pétanque, drinks in the old town center, restaurants... life is good in Venterol!
A good restaurant in Venterol?
If you're looking for a good restaurant near the village of Venterol, we can recommend "La cuisine du marché" for the quality of its cuisine, its calm and the friendliness of its restaurateurs. The restaurant is located in Nyons, just 4km from Venterol.