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Tourism in Nyons

Nyons Le pont
Discover the treasures of Nyons

Nyons, the jewel of Drôme Provençale, opens its doors to you to explore its historical and natural wonders. The Pont Roman, not only a passageway over the River Eygues but also a symbol of the town, and the Tour Randonne, perched majestically and offering panoramic views, are eloquent witnesses to the region’s rich history and natural beauty.

The olive groves, meanwhile, are not simply fields of trees, but expanses where the green gold, Nyons olive oil, comes to life, to offer you an unrivalled taste experience and a plunge into the town’s agricultural importance.

La Scourtinerie de Nyons : a family story

The Scourtinerie de Nyons is an emblematic institution of Provencal tradition. Founded in 1882 by Ferdinand and Marie Fert, it is the last company in France to manufacture scourtins in coconut fiber.

Once used as filters in olive oil production, scourtins are now mainly transformed into trivets, doormats and ornamental rugs. La Scourtinerie is a family story, handed down through five generations, where craftsmanship blends with a passion for perpetuating a unique tradition. Today, under the leadership of Frédérique Fert and her daughter Sophie Villeneuve, the company continues to thrive, demonstrating the importance of preserving artisan heritage.


Adventure and events in the Provencal countryside

Adventure awaits you around every corner in Nyons. Whether it’s hiking trails winding through hills and vineyards, or a simple pedal along the cycle routes, you can explore the splendid Drôme countryside at your own pace.

Festiv’ été is the rhythm of your summer ! An eclectic festival, Festiv’été takes place 3 times a week in July and August. A total of 20 free concerts are on offer in downtown Nyons, starting at 9pm.

Enjoy immersive experiences that connect you with the local culture, traditions and community, and enrich your visit.

Just 3 km from the campsite, discover the magnificent Aubres waterfall, an ideal spot for a short hike. And for those looking for a little privacy, the private river beach is the perfect place for a relaxing lakeside moment.

Enjoy the unique experience of a lakeside rental at a campsite in the heart of the Drôme Provençale.

LEygues Nyons
Terrace in Nyons

Gastronomy and the market : a celebration of the senses

The Provencal market in Nyons is a place where the colors, aromas and flavors of Provence meet and mingle, offering an authentic experience.

Whether you sit on a sunny terrace or in an intimate restaurant, Nyons’ gastronomic specialties promise to delight and satisfy your taste buds.

The Drôme is home to many delicacies such as apricots, fragrant truffles, tanche (Nyons’ famous olive), sweet melons and, of course, picodon, a must for cheese lovers.

The oil mills, emblematic of the region, are places where tradition and modernity meet. It’s here that freshly picked olives are transformed into the green-gold oil so characteristic of Nyons.

Local wineries invite you to immerse yourself in the world of wine, offering not only tastings, but also stories and knowledge shared by passionate winemakers.

Each of these products tells a story, a tradition, and reflects the know-how of local producers. So next time you visit, don’t hesitate to indulge in the authentic flavors that are the pride of Drôme provençale.

Dozol Mill

The Baronnies Provençales Regional Nature Park: a showcase of biodiversity

In Nyons, the Parc naturel régional des Baronnies provençales stretches out like a vast playground where nature reigns supreme. This protected area is a reserve of biodiversity, where Alpine relief meets Mediterranean mildness, creating a unique blend of landscapes and ecosystems.

baronnies lavender field

Visitors are invited to explore the secret valleys, majestic ridges and fragrant lavender fields that characterize this park.

Whether you choose to hike its trails, stargaze in one of France’s most beautiful night skies, or simply immerse yourself in the tranquillity of its wild spaces, the Parc des Baronnies Provençales offers an escape into unspoilt, authentic nature.

It’s a place where you can reconnect with nature, discover exceptional flora and fauna, and where local traditions and know-how are in perfect harmony with the environment.

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