Jaujac tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep river gorge running through the centre of the village

Jaujac is situated in the Ardeche department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Jaujac. For detailed visitor information see the Jaujac travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Jaujac in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Meyras at 5 km and Ailhon at 8 km.

Jaujac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Meyras guide


at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 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 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Naves guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Privas guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-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

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

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Markets in and near Jaujac

Market days in Jaujac: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (5km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (11km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (22km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (27km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Jaujac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (9km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (10km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (40km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (34km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (38km)
  • Jardin des herbes (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (14km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (16km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (23km)
  • Bois de Païolive (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (36km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (38km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (41km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (45km)
  • Mont Lozère (47km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (47km)

Geography and distances

Jaujac is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Jaujac is 491 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jaujac

Canton: Thueyts

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Jaujac

from Privas (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 491 km

from Calais: 725 km

from Nice: 262 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chazeaux, Chirols, Fabras, La Souche, Lalevade-d'Ardeche, Lentilleres, Meyras, Pont-de-Labeaume, Prades, Prunet, Saint-Cirgues-de-Prades and Thueyts.

This page in French: Visiter Jaujac