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Sports activities

Parks, forests and footpaths await you!

Are you in Valence and the surrounding area for a weekend or longer stay and you're looking for something to do? Between the mountains, rivers and streams, the possibilities for outdoor activities in Valence are endless, whether you are here as a couple, with family or with friends.

Climbing, golf, paragliding, water-skiing, ultra-light glider (ULM), quad-biking or some more unusual activities, you are sure to find something to do, to have fun in the great outdoors while exploring our magnificent countryside. 

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Valence Romans, the unspoilt destination for major sporting events

The countdown has begun to the Paris Olympic Games*! This year, France is hosting the Olympic Games from 26 July to 11 August and the Paralympic Games from 26 August to 8 September. This massive sporting occasion is sure to be a time of excitement, celebration and coming together. Want to get up close to the sporting action far from the madding crowd, in stunning natural surroundings? Valence Romans is the perfect unspoilt destination to experience the 2024 Olympic Games. So what’s happening in Drôme over the Olympics? Where can you stay? Where should you dine? What can you see and do while the Games are going on? If you like sports and love the Olympics, here’s why you should come to Valence Romans during the 2024 Olympic Games.


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A closer look

Feedback from our visitors

Whether they are experts of the area, locals, just visiting for the day or here on holiday, they told us about what they did outdoors in Valence Romans, and the sports activities they tried out (climbing, paddle-boarding, water-skiing, paragliding, etc.): what they liked, what they didn't like, what they did, their recommendations and favourites. Come and read their feedback!

More inspiration for your stay?