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Crest in few words...

Population : 8398 inhabitants
Inhabitants :
The Crestois (m.) ; The Crestoises (f.)
Postcode : 26400
Departement : Drôme
Region : Rhône Alpes
Altitude : 195 metres
Particularity : Medieval town
Superficies of the entire district : 2338 hectares

Places of interest

The highest Tower in France
The longest wooden bridge in France
The Old Town

Local specialities

The “couve” (a cake made at Easter time)
The “défarde” (tripe)

Twin cities

Cromer (England)
Nidda (Germany)
Ponte San Nicolo (Italy)

  • Medvode (Slovenia)

Dans cette rubrique

The Tower of Crest

Discover the highest donjon on France, rich of 900 years of history. Listed in the register of Historical Monuments, the Tower of Crest stands (...)

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At the crossroads of two prestigious and historical routes, the Route des Dauphins which goes North-South and the Hannibal Road which goes East (...)

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The Wooden Bridge

Rather than continuing renting a metallic bridge initially built to allow a secondary "route" (Itinéraire Bis), the City decided to provide itself (...)

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The arms of Crest

In 1995 the coat of arms symbolizing the city was modernized and simplified so that it could be reproduced more easily but it was greatly (...)

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Adresses utiles


Tourism Office

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  • WorkFrom abroad : 00 33 - 4 75 25 11 38 / In France : 04 75 25 11 38
    • Place du Général-De-Gaulle
    • 26400 Crest
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  • Détails

    Opening hours :

    • May / June / September
      Tuesday to Friday: 10h-12h and 14h-17h
      Saturday: 9h-12h30 and 14h-17h
    • July / August
      Monday to Saturday: 9h-13h and 14h-18h
      Sunday (July 15 to August 15) : 9h30-12h30
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Crest : the course pictures


Guide touristique 2022 - Bienvenue à Crest ! June 2022 PDF - 2.9 Mb
Tourist map of Crest July 2021 PDF - 1 Mb