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Chaneac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Desaignes at 17 km from Chaneac

Visit Chaneac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 17 km and Antraigues-sur-Volane at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chaneac, 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 Chaneac in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Privas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character...

See Arlempdes guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubenas guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make Pradelles...

See Pradelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chaneac


Markets in and near Chaneac

  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (11km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (15km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (21km)
  • Lamastre: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (23km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Chaneac, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chaneac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (44km)

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 (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (45km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (12km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (18km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (34km)
  • Tanargue (40km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Chaneac is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Chaneac is 461 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaneac

Canton: Saint-Martin-de-Valamas

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chaneac

from Privas (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 461 km

from Calais: 694 km

from Nice: 272 km

from Bordeaux: 386 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Accons, Arcens, Intres, Lachapelle-sous-Chaneac, Mariac, Saint-Clement, Saint-Julien-Boutieres and Saint-Martin-de-Valamas.

This page in French: Visiter Chaneac

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