Valence is a commune in southeastern France, the capital of the Drôme department and within the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. It is situated on the left bank of the Rhône, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) south of Lyon, along the railway line that runs from Paris to Marseille. Its inhabitants are called Valentinois. Located in the heart of the Rhone corridor, Valence is often referred to as “the door to the South of […]