Barjac tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Barjac is a historic market town in the lovely countryside of he northern Gard department

Barjac is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Barjac. For detailed visitor information see the Barjac 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 Barjac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont d'Arc at 10 km and Gorges de l'Ardeche at 11 km.

Barjac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



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

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

See Montclus guide
Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 10 km (direction north-east), in the Ardeche department

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

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Gorges de l'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 11 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ardeche department

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

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Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 12 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Ambroix guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a canal in...

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at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting historic centre in...

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at 16 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

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at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

The exceptional views from Banne are the highlight, and the streets of...

See Banne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east)

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Aigueze guide


at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Lussan guide
La Roque-sur-Ceze

La Roque-sur-Ceze

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

It is very lovely exploring the steep streets in the ancient village...

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at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

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at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

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Markets in and near Barjac

Market days in Barjac: weekly market: Friday;

  • Barjac: market Friday (0km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (11km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Sunday (18km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (20km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Barjac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (34km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (44km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (51km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (31km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (34km)
  • Jardin des herbes (34km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (11km)
  • Bois de Païolive (15km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (16km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (16km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (20km)
  • Tanargue (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (29km)

Geography and distances

Barjac is in the south of France at 52 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Barjac is 528 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barjac

Canton: Barjac

Arrondissement: Alès

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30430

Distance to Barjac

from Nimes (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 528 km

from Calais: 761 km

from Nice: 243 km

from Bordeaux: 394 km

from Strasbourg: 542 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessas, Labastide-de-Virac, Montclus, Saint-Privat-de-Champclos and Vagnas.

This page in French: Visiter Barjac