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Chalencon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Desaignes at 14 km from Chalencon

Visit Chalencon: highlights and tourist information

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Chalencon is situated in the Ardeche department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 14 km and Privas at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chalencon, 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 Chalencon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Desaignes

Desaignes

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of...

See Desaignes guide
Privas

Privas

at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Privas guide
Antraigues-sur-Volane

Antraigues-sur-Volane

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide
Valence

Valence

at 26 km (direction east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there...

See Valence guide
 
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Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

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

See Mirmande guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 29 km (direction north-east)

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Aubenas

Aubenas

at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aubenas guide
Meyras

Meyras

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide
Thueyts

Thueyts

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Ailhon

Ailhon

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ailhon guide
Jaujac

Jaujac

at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

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

See Montelimar guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chalencon

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Markets in and near Chalencon

  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (6km)
  • Lamastre: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (16km)
  • La Voulte-sur-Rhone: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Felicien: market Friday (24km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (24km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (24km)

More information about Chalencon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chalencon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (29km)
  • Crest (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (26km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (29km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (45km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (26km)
  • Jardin japonais (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (27km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (28km)
  • Tanargue (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chalencon is in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Chalencon is 474 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chalencon

Canton: Vernoux-en-Vivarais

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chalencon

from Privas (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 474 km

from Calais: 705 km

from Nice: 251 km

from Bordeaux: 406 km

from Strasbourg: 478 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvene, Chateauneuf-de-Vernoux, Gluiras, Saint-Barthelemy-le-Meil, Saint-Jean-Chambre, Saint-Julien-Labrousse, Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon, Silhac and Vernoux-en-Vivarais.

This page in French: Visiter Chalencon

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