Gras tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gras in Ardeche

Photo is of Saint-Montan at 7 km from Gras

Visit Gras: highlights and tourist information

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Gras 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 Gras in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Montan at 7 km and Gorges de l\'Ardeche at 12 km.

Gras, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction east)

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top of the village...

See Saint-Montan guide
Gorges de l\'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights in France, whether...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

The small beach and beautiful setting make Pont d'Arc a very beautiful and popular...

See Pont d'Arc guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

Because of the proximity to the Gorges de l'Ardeche and the lively holiday atmosphere...

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a nice view across the...

See Viviers guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-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 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Balazuc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vogue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south), in the Gard department

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', also...

See Aigueze guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style church are just some...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide


at 18 km (direction west)

Both the medieval village and the river beach combine to make Labeaume very rewarding...

See Labeaume guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

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

See Montelimar guide


at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

Barjac is a historic market town in the lovely countryside of he northern Gard...

See Barjac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gard department

Montclus is a tiny but beautiful village in a lovely setting on the Cèze...

See Montclus guide

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Markets in and near Gras

  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (12km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (14km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (15km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Sunday (16km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (21km)

More information about Gras, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Gras, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (28km)
  • Crest (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (21km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (25km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (12km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (12km)
  • Bois de Païolive (28km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (28km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (35km)
  • Tanargue (41km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (43km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (51km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (16km)

Geography and distances

Gras is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Gras is 518 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gras

Canton: Bourg-Saint-Andéol

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gras

from Privas (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 518 km

from Calais: 751 km

from Nice: 233 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 522 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Larnas and Saint-Remeze.

This page in French: Visiter Gras