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Aubenas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Aubenas: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The Chateau d'Aubenas and the belvedere next to the castle are the highlight of your visit to the town of Aubenas

Aubenas 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 Aubenas. For detailed visitor information see the Aubenas travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vogue at 8 km and Jaujac at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aubenas, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aubenas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Ailhon

Ailhon

at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

The beauty of Ailhon is the chance to follow...

See Ailhon guide
Vogue

Vogue

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

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

See Vogue guide
Jaujac

Jaujac

at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Jaujac guide
Antraigues-sur-Volane

Antraigues-sur-Volane

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide
 
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Meyras

Meyras

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Meyras guide
Balazuc

Balazuc

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Balazuc guide
Thueyts

Thueyts

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Thueyts guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Joyeuse

Joyeuse

at 20 km (direction south-west)

Explore the castle and medieval centre of Joyeuse -...

See Joyeuse guide
Labeaume

Labeaume

at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Labeaume guide
Privas

Privas

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Privas guide
Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide
Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan

at 27 km (direction south-east)

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at...

See Saint-Montan guide

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Markets in and near Aubenas

Market days in Aubenas: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Aubenas: market Saturday (0km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (15km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (20km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (21km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Aubenas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (6km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (13km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (38km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (38km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (41km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (44km)
  • Parc Jouvet (53km)
  • Jardin japonais (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (21km)
  • Tanargue (25km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (28km)
  • Bois de Païolive (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (31km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (34km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (40km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Aubenas is in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Aubenas is 496 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aubenas

Canton: Aubenas

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Aubenas

from Privas (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 496 km

from Calais: 729 km

from Nice: 251 km

from Bordeaux: 393 km

from Strasbourg: 510 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailhon, Fons, Labegude, Lalevade-d'Ardeche, Lavilledieu, Mercuer, Prades, Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas, Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon, Saint-Julien-du-Serre, Saint-Privat, Saint-Sernin, Ucel, Vals-les-Bains and Vesseaux.

This page in French: Visiter Aubenas

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