Chalencon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chalencon: highlights and tourist information

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Chalencon is situated in the Ardeche department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Chalencon is 474 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Chalencon

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

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)

Geography and distances

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