Gourdon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gourdon in Ardeche

Photo is of Antraigues-sur-Volane at 7 km from Gourdon

Visit Gourdon: highlights and tourist information

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Gourdon 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 Gourdon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Antraigues-sur-Volane at 7 km and Privas at 12 km.

Gourdon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Privas guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vogue guide


at 23 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 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

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

See Montelimar guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east), in the Drome department

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

See Mirmande guide


at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide

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

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Markets in and near Gourdon

  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (12km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (13km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (19km)
  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (24km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (24km)
  • La Voulte-sur-Rhone: market Friday (27km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Gourdon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Gourdon, France

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

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 (13km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (41km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (45km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (42km)
  • Jardin des herbes (45km)
  • Jardin japonais (49km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (52km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (16km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (22km)
  • Tanargue (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (43km)
  • Bois de Païolive (43km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (45km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (46km)

Geography and distances

Gourdon is in the southern-centre of France at 12 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Gourdon is 486 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourdon

Canton: Privas

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gourdon

from Privas (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 486 km

from Calais: 718 km

from Nice: 252 km

from Bordeaux: 397 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ajoux, Genestelle, Issamoulenc, Pourcheres, Saint-Andeol-de-Vals, Saint-Etienne-de-Boulogne, Saint-Joseph-Des-Bancs, Saint-Julien-du-Gua and Saint-Michel-de-Boulogne.

This page in French: Visiter Gourdon