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Fons tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ailhon at 2 km from Fons

Visit Fons: highlights and tourist information

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Fons is situated in the Ardeche department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Fons is 499 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ailhon at 2 km and Aubenas at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fons, 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 Fons in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Fons


Markets in and near Fons

  • Aubenas: market Saturday (5km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (14km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (15km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (20km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Fons, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Fons, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (10km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (39km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (36km)
  • Jardin des herbes (38km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (39km)
  • Parc Jouvet (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (22km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (23km)
  • Bois de Païolive (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (28km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (31km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (32km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (35km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (46km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (54km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fons

Canton: Aubenas

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Fons

from Privas (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 499 km

from Calais: 732 km

from Nice: 253 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 515 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailhon, Aubenas, Chassiers, Chazeaux, Lachapelle-sous-Aubenas, Lanas, Largentiere, Lentilleres, Mercuer, Montreal, Rocher, Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas, Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon, Saint-Privat, Saint-Sernin, Tauriers, Ucel, Vinezac and Vogue.

This page in French: Visiter Fons

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