Annonay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Malleval at 17 km from Annonay

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Malleval at 17 km and Pelussin at 20 km.

Annonay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the Regional Natural...

See Malleval guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the highlights when...

See Pelussin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it started life...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the Eden Parc...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 28 km (direction east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a fantastic creation...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your visit to...

See Desaignes guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral and the...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to the large...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval artworks...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a great deal...

See Valence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex, is listed...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide

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

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Markets in and near Annonay

Market days in Annonay: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Satillieu: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Bourg-Argental: market Thursday (11km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (13km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Vallier: market Thursday (14km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Felicien: market Friday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Annonay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (47km)
  • Saint-Galmier (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (31km)
  • Parc Jouvet (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (18km)
  • Oeillon Crest (18km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (44km)
  • Chaponnay (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (35km)

Geography and distances

Annonay is in the southern-centre of France at 56 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Annonay is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Annonay

Canton: Annonay

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Annonay

from Privas (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 668 km

from Nice: 268 km

from Bordeaux: 414 km

from Strasbourg: 439 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardoix, Boulieu-les-Annonay, Colombier-le-Cardinal, Davezieux, Peaugres, Quintenas, Roiffieux, Saint-Alban-d'Ay, Saint-Clair, Saint-Cyr, Saint-Marcel-les-Annonay and Vernosc-les-Annonay.

This page in French: Visiter Annonay