Valence Travel Guide

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Valence Things to Do

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    walk in old city

    by ines2003 Written Mar 6, 2011

    In the end of the traveled through, the cathedral is found San Appolinaire is the main church of Valence, is in the plaza Give Ormeaux, and was built in the 11th century. Its style mixes various craft processes of the regions around. They consecrated it in 1095, dedicating it to San Corneille, Cyprien and Apollinaire. The bell tower was destroyed by a storm, a hand in the fifteenth century they added him a lateral chapel. The church has an ambulatory that permits the step of the pilgrims on the way to Santiago of Compostella. In 1785, Napoleon Bonaparte, recently arrived at Valence, attended the mass in this place.

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  • Maison Pic Valence

    285, ave Victor Hugo, Valence, Rhone-Alpes, 26001, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

Valence Restaurants

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    Dolce Vita: French and Italian fare

    by Kate-Me Written May 4, 2015

    We were hungry and set off looking for a restaurant away from the main street, as we'd heard that's where you find the best value for money...and we weren't disappointed.
    Down a small, quiet laneway, it fit our requirements. At 7 pm, it was deserted, but that didn't stop us (we realised by this time that rather than coming out at 6 pm onwards like in Australia, the French often don't come out till 7 or even 8 pm). I think there was only 1 other table occupied while we were there, but it WAS a weeknight and not tourist season..

    Favorite Dish: I was surprised to find Tartiflette (gratin of potato, onion and bacon with crème fraiche sauce) as it's rather a French traditional dish, not Italian. I wasted no time ordering it, and wasn't disappointed.

    delicious tartiflette!
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