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Chirols tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chirols in Ardeche

Photo is of Meyras at 2 km from Chirols

Visit Chirols: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Meyras at 2 km and Thueyts at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chirols, 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 Chirols in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Meyras

Meyras

at 2 km (direction west)

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

See Meyras guide
Thueyts

Thueyts

at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Thueyts guide
Jaujac

Jaujac

at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide
Antraigues-sur-Volane

Antraigues-sur-Volane

at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide
 
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Ailhon

Ailhon

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ailhon guide
Aubenas

Aubenas

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubenas guide
Vogue

Vogue

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vogue guide
Balazuc

Balazuc

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide
Joyeuse

Joyeuse

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide
Privas

Privas

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Privas guide
Labeaume

Labeaume

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Labeaume guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Pradelles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chirols

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Markets in and near Chirols

  • Thueyts: market Friday (5km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (11km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (25km)
  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (27km)

More information about Chirols, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chirols, France

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

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 (4km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (49km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (50km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (40km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (43km)
  • Jardin des herbes (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (11km)
  • Tanargue (18km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (18km)
  • Bois de Païolive (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (40km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (42km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (44km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (44km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (46km)
  • Mont Lozère (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chirols is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Chirols is 487 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chirols

Canton: Thueyts

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chirols

from Privas (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 487 km

from Calais: 720 km

from Nice: 262 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 508 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aizac, Antraigues-sur-Volane, Asperjoc, Fabras, Jaujac, Juvinas, Labastide-sur-Besorgues, Lalevade-d'Ardeche, Mercuer, Meyras, Pont-de-Labeaume, Prades, Saint-Pierre-de-Colombier and Thueyts.

This page in French: Visiter Chirols

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