Alba-la-Romaine tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very picturesque historic centre to explore

Alba-la-Romaine 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 Alba-la-Romaine. For detailed visitor information see the Alba-la-Romaine 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 Alba-la-Romaine in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montelimar at 12 km and Saint-Montan at 13 km.

Alba-la-Romaine, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction south-east)

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a nice view across the...

See Viviers guide


at 12 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat - be sure to...

See Montelimar guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top of the village...

See Saint-Montan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Vogue guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aubenas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 20 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The small castle and pretty gardens add further to the charm of the small...

See Puygiron guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Privas guide


at 21 km (direction west)

The beauty of Ailhon is the chance to follow the footpaths through the forests...

See Ailhon guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style church are just some...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and it really is one...

See Mirmande guide
Gorges de l\'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights in France, whether...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ardeche

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Markets in and near Alba-la-Romaine

  • Le Teil: market Thursday (7km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (16km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (18km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (20km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (22km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (23km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (23km)

More information about Alba-la-Romaine, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Alba-la-Romaine, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (22km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (22km)
  • Parc Jouvet (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (25km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (25km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (37km)
  • Bois de Païolive (37km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (41km)
  • Tanargue (42km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (44km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (45km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (24km)

Geography and distances

Alba-la-Romaine is in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Alba-la-Romaine is 508 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Alba-la-Romaine

Canton: Viviers

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Alba-la-Romaine

from Privas (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 508 km

from Calais: 740 km

from Nice: 233 km

from Bordeaux: 410 km

from Strasbourg: 509 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Alba-la-Romaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubignas, Saint-Andeol-de-Berg, Saint-Jean-le-Centenier, Saint-Pons, Saint-Thome and Valvigneres.

This page in French: Visiter Alba-la-Romaine