Dornas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dornas in Ardeche

Photo is of Antraigues-sur-Volane at 15 km from Dornas

Visit Dornas: highlights and tourist information

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Dornas 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 Dornas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Antraigues-sur-Volane at 15 km and Meyras at 20 km.

Dornas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Privas guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Arlempdes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction 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 38 km (direction south)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very picturesque historic...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

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

See Mirmande guide

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Map of places to visit near Dornas


Markets in and near Dornas

  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (18km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (21km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (22km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Lamastre: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (24km)

More information about Dornas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Dornas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (36km)

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 (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (31km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (54km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (44km)
  • Jardin japonais (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (10km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (11km)
  • Tanargue (34km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (38km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (45km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Dornas is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Dornas is 470 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dornas

Canton: Cheylard

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Dornas

from Privas (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 470 km

from Calais: 703 km

from Nice: 265 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 489 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Accons, Arcens, Lachamp-Raphael, Le Chambon, Le Cheylard, Marcols-les-Eaux, Mariac, Mezilhac, Saint-Andeol-de-Fourchades, Saint-Genest-Lachamp and Saint-Martial.

This page in French: Visiter Dornas