Ailhon tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The beauty of Ailhon is the chance to follow the footpaths through the forests between the separate hamlets

Ailhon is situated in the Ardeche department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ailhon. For detailed visitor information see the Ailhon travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ailhon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vogue at 8 km and Jaujac at 8 km.

Ailhon, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Aubenas

Aubenas

at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau d'Aubenas and the belvedere next to the castle are the...

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Vogue

Vogue

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

Dominated by its castle, the beautiful village of Vogue is one of...

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Jaujac

Jaujac

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep river gorge running...

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Balazuc

Balazuc

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

After exploring ancient Balazuc you descend further to reach the Ardeche river...

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Meyras

Meyras

at 11 km (direction north-west)

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will see an ancient...

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Thueyts

Thueyts

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche 'villages of character'...

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Antraigues-sur-Volane

Antraigues-sur-Volane

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred around...

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Joyeuse

Joyeuse

at 15 km (direction south-west)

Explore the castle and medieval centre of Joyeuse - then head to...

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Labeaume

Labeaume

at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

Both the medieval village and the river beach combine to make Labeaume...

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Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 21 km (direction east)

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very...

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Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

Because of the proximity to the Gorges de l'Ardeche and the lively...

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

The small beach and beautiful setting make Pont d'Arc a very beautiful...

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Privas

Privas

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when...

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Naves

Naves

at 27 km (direction south-west)

Stroll through the pretty village of Naves and you will see progressively...

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Markets in and near Ailhon

  • Aubenas: market Saturday (4km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (13km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (17km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (22km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Ailhon, France

What to do at Ailhon? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ailhon.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (8km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (14km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (40km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (36km)
  • Jardin des herbes (40km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (40km)
  • Parc Jouvet (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (21km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (21km)
  • Bois de Païolive (26km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (30km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (33km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (36km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (52km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ailhon is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Ailhon is 497 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ailhon

Canton: Aubenas

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ailhon

from Privas (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 497 km

from Calais: 730 km

from Nice: 254 km

from Bordeaux: 389 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ailhon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubenas, Chassiers, Chazeaux, Fabras, Fons, Labegude, Lachapelle-sous-Aubenas, Lalevade-d'Ardeche, Lentilleres, Mercuer, Prades, Rocher, Saint-Cirgues-de-Prades, Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas, Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon, Saint-Privat, Saint-Sernin, Tauriers, Ucel and Vogue.

This page in French: Visiter Ailhon

 
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