Coucouron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coucouron in Ardeche

Photo is of Pradelles at 8 km from Coucouron

Visit Coucouron: highlights and tourist information

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Coucouron 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 Coucouron in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pradelles at 8 km and Arlempdes at 8 km.

Coucouron, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Pradelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the village, the ruined...

See Arlempdes guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will see an ancient covered passageway...

See Meyras guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and an important pilgrimage...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jaujac guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved and unspoiled...

See La Garde-Guerin guide


at 32 km (direction east)

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred around its central...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

The beauty of Ailhon is the chance to follow the footpaths through the forests...

See Ailhon guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 41 km (direction south-east)

Explore the castle and medieval centre of Joyeuse - then head to the river...

See Joyeuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

Stroll through the pretty village of Naves and you will see progressively more ancient...

See Naves guide

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Map of places to visit near Coucouron


Markets in and near Coucouron

Market days in Coucouron: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (8km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (14km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (20km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (22km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (24km)

More information about Coucouron, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Coucouron, France

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

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 (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (17km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (19km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (20km)
  • Tanargue (22km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (22km)
  • Mont Lozère (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (39km)

Geography and distances

Coucouron is in the southern-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Coucouron is 468 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coucouron

Canton: Coucouron

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Coucouron

from Privas (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 468 km

from Calais: 702 km

from Nice: 290 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 510 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Issanlas, Issarles, Lachapelle-Graillouse, Lafarre, Saint-Arcons-de-Barges and Saint-Paul-de-Tartas.

This page in French: Visiter Coucouron