Astet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Thueyts at 13 km from Astet

Visit Astet: highlights and tourist information

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Astet 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 Astet in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thueyts at 13 km and Pradelles at 17 km.

Astet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Thueyts guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make Pradelles a highlight...

See Pradelles guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Meyras guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved and unspoiled...

See La Garde-Guerin guide


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

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the village, the ruined...

See Arlempdes guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Naves guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Labeaume guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Astet


Markets in and near Astet

  • Thueyts: market Friday (13km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (17km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Astet, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Astet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (32km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (7km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (19km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (22km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (31km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (33km)
  • Bois de Païolive (35km)
  • Mont Lozère (38km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (50km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (55km)

Geography and distances

Astet is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Astet is 482 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Astet

Canton: Thueyts

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Astet

from Privas (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 482 km

from Calais: 716 km

from Nice: 278 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 517 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lanarce, Mayres and Mazan-l'Abbaye.

This page in French: Visiter Astet