Cornas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cornas in Ardeche

Photo is of Valence at 5 km from Cornas

Visit Cornas: highlights and tourist information

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Cornas 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 Cornas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valence at 5 km and Tournon-sur-Rhone at 12 km.

Cornas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a great deal...

See Valence guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 12 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval artworks...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to the large...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Desaignes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south), in the Drome department

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

See Mirmande guide


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

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable highlight when you visit...

See Crest guide


at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Privas guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a fantastic creation...

See Palais Ideal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex, is listed...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above the river gorge,...

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Montelimar guide


at 47 km (direction south), in the Drome department

The small castle and pretty gardens add further to the charm of the small...

See Puygiron guide

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Map of places to visit near Cornas


Markets in and near Cornas

  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (4km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (11km)
  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (12km)
  • Tournon-sur-Rhone: market Saturday (12km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (18km)

More information about Cornas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cornas, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Crest (30km)
  • Vals-les-Bains (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (5km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (5km)
  • Jardin japonais (8km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (14km)

Geography and distances

Cornas is in the southern-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Cornas is 472 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cornas

Canton: Saint-Péray

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Cornas

from Privas (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 472 km

from Calais: 702 km

from Nice: 238 km

from Bordeaux: 427 km

from Strasbourg: 459 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-Monteux, Bourg-les-Valence, Chateaubourg, Glun, Guilherand-Granges, La Roche-de-Glun, Plats, Pont-de-l'Isere, Saint-Peray, Saint-Romain-de-Lerps and Valence.

This page in French: Visiter Cornas