Joannas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Joannas in Ardeche

Photo is of Jaujac at 8 km from Joannas

Visit Joannas: highlights and tourist information

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Joannas 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 Joannas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Joannas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction )

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

See Jaujac guide


at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Joyeuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Meyras guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 19 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


at 20 km (direction 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 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

The exceptional views from Banne are the highlight, and the streets of the small...

See Banne guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide

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Map of places to visit near Joannas


Markets in and near Joannas

  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (12km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (13km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (15km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (20km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (21km)

More information about Joannas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Joannas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (15km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (28km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (32km)
  • Jardin des herbes (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (15km)
  • Bois de Païolive (20km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (30km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (31km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (31km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (35km)
  • Mont Lozère (43km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (47km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (51km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (43km)

Geography and distances

Joannas is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Joannas is 499 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Joannas

Canton: Largentière

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Joannas

from Privas (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 499 km

from Calais: 732 km

from Nice: 259 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 521 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassiers, Chazeaux, Largentiere, Lentilleres, Montreal, Prunet, Rocher, Rocles, Sanilhac, Tauriers, Uzer and Vinezac.

This page in French: Visiter Joannas