Baix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mirmande at 6 km from Baix

Visit Baix: highlights and tourist information

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Baix 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 Baix in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mirmande at 6 km and Privas at 13 km.

Baix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction east), in the Drome department

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

See Mirmande guide


at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Privas guide


at 17 km (direction south), in the Drome department

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

See Montelimar guide


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

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

See Puygiron guide


at 21 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable highlight when you visit...

See Crest guide


at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Viviers guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Drome department

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

See Valence guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The cobbled streets of ancient Le Poet-Laval are pedestrianized, which adds further to the...

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Montan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vogue guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

As well as the castle that dominates the hillside village of Grignan you will...

See Grignan guide

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Map of places to visit near Baix


Markets in and near Baix

  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (6km)
  • Livron-sur-Drome: market Tuesday (9km)
  • La Voulte-sur-Rhone: market Friday (10km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (13km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (19km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (20km)
  • Crest: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Baix, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Baix, France

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

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 (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (6km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (26km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (27km)
  • Jardin des herbes (35km)
  • Jardin japonais (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (41km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (45km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (47km)
  • Bois de Païolive (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (40km)

Geography and distances

Baix is in the southern-centre of France at 13 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Baix is 496 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baix

Canton: Chomérac

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Baix

from Privas (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 496 km

from Calais: 727 km

from Nice: 229 km

from Bordeaux: 422 km

from Strasbourg: 487 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cliousclat, Le Pouzin, Les Tourrettes, Loriol-sur-Drome, Mirmande, Rompon, Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban, Saint-Lager-Bressac, Saint-Symphorien-sous-Chomerac, Saint-Vincent-de-Barres and Saulce-sur-Rhone.

This page in French: Visiter Baix