Barnas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Thueyts at 5 km from Barnas

Visit Barnas: highlights and tourist information

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Barnas 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 Barnas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thueyts at 5 km and Jaujac at 8 km.

Barnas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Meyras guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Joyeuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 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
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-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


at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 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 29 km (direction south)

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

See Naves guide

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Markets in and near Barnas

  • Thueyts: market Friday (5km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (19km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (25km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Barnas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Barnas, France

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

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 (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (33km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (8km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (14km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (20km)
  • Bois de Païolive (31km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (37km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (40km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (41km)
  • Mont Lozère (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (43km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (55km)

Geography and distances

Barnas is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Barnas is 486 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barnas

Canton: Thueyts

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Barnas

from Privas (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 486 km

from Calais: 719 km

from Nice: 270 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Souche, Mayres, Montpezat-sous-Bauzon and Thueyts.

This page in French: Visiter Barnas