Valence is a Rhone River cruise port and capital city of Drome department (Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region, southeastern France). By population (around 60,000, metro around 130,000) the city is ranked region's 5th largest. The town is located approx 100 km (62 ml) south of Lyon, and is on the TVG railway connecting directly Paris with Marseille (on Mediterranean Sea).
Due to its convenient location between Vercors mountains and Provence, the town attracts numerous tourists. The distance between Valence and Paris is approx 480 km (300 ml). The city is served by 2 highways (A7, A49), trunk road (RN7), TGV trans (Paris-Marseille), river Rhone (as inland waterway). Valence has a marina (serving yachts, cruise ships, hotel barges, pleasure boats), commercial river port, 2 train stations (Valence-Ville, Valence-TGV), Valence-Chabeuil Airport (domestic flights). Local economy is based on agriculture, metallurgy, engineering, electronics.
Valence cruise port videos
The Valence cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Valence, France.
If you lose the Valence location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.