Banne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Banne: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The exceptional views from Banne are the highlight, and the streets of the small village and castle ruins are also highlights

Banne 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 Banne. For detailed visitor information see the Banne 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 Banne in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Ambroix at 12 km and Joyeuse at 14 km.

Banne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Naves guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

Saint-Ambroix is an interesting town, in part because of the ruined castles and the...

See Saint-Ambroix guide


at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

Barjac is a historic market town in the lovely countryside of he northern Gard...

See Barjac guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 20 km (direction east)

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 21 km (direction east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

Montclus is a tiny but beautiful village in a lovely setting on the Cèze...

See Montclus guide
Gorges de l\'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-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 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

Lussan is a pretty village of character in Languedoc-Roussillon with two ancient castles...

See Lussan guide


at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ailhon guide

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

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Markets in and near Banne

  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (3km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (5km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (17km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (18km)
  • Villefort: market Thursday (19km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (20km)

More information about Banne, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Banne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois de Païolive (4km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (26km)
  • Tanargue (29km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (31km)
  • Mont Lozère (34km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (44km)

Geography and distances

Banne is in the southern-centre of France at 54 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Banne is 518 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Banne

Canton: Vans

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Banne

from Privas (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 518 km

from Calais: 752 km

from Nice: 260 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 544 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berrias-et-Casteljau, Chambonas, Gravieres, Les Salelles, Naves, Saint-Andre-de-Cruzieres and Saint-Paul-le-Jeune.

This page in French: Visiter Banne