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La Souche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jaujac at 5 km from La Souche

Visit La Souche: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Jaujac at 5 km and Thueyts at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Souche, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Souche in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Meyras guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Joyeuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Naves guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved...

See La Garde-Guerin guide
Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Banne guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Souche


Markets in and near La Souche

  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (6km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (15km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (23km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (25km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about La Souche, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Souche, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (14km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (51km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (31km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (34km)
  • Jardin des herbes (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (10km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (17km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (24km)
  • Bois de Païolive (27km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (38km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (43km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (43km)
  • Mont Lozère (43km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (50km)

Geography and distances

La Souche is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: La Souche is 491 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Souche

Canton: Thueyts

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Souche

from Privas (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 491 km

from Calais: 724 km

from Nice: 265 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 516 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barnas, Jaujac, Laboule, Meyras, Prunet, Saint-Cirgues-de-Prades, Thueyts and Valgorge.

This page in French: Visiter La Souche

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