La Rochette tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Rochette in Ardeche

Photo is of Desaignes at 24 km from La Rochette

Visit La Rochette: highlights and tourist information

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La Rochette 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 La Rochette in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 24 km and Antraigues-sur-Volane at 24 km.

La Rochette, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-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 25 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the village, the ruined...

See Arlempdes guide


at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Meyras guide


at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Jaujac guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and an important pilgrimage...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make Pradelles a highlight...

See Pradelles guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Privas guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it started life...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide

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

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Map of places to visit near La Rochette


Markets in and near La Rochette

  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (10km)
  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (16km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (19km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (21km)

More information about La Rochette, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Rochette, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (42km)

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 (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (43km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (8km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (15km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (28km)
  • Tanargue (35km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (35km)

Geography and distances

La Rochette is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: La Rochette is 461 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Rochette

Canton: Saint-Martin-de-Valamas

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Rochette

from Privas (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 461 km

from Calais: 694 km

from Nice: 276 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 488 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boree, Chaudeyrolles, Saint-Clement and Saint-Martial.

This page in French: Visiter La Rochette