Labastide-de-Virac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pont d'Arc at 4 km from Labastide-de-Virac

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Labastide-de-Virac 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 Labastide-de-Virac in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont d'Arc at 4 km and Gorges de l'Ardeche at 6 km.

Labastide-de-Virac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Gorges de l'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 6 km (direction east)

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

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at 6 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

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

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Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

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

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at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Aigueze guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting historic centre in...

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at 16 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a canal in...

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Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

Saint-Ambroix is an interesting town, in part because of the ruined castles...

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at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Banne guide
La Roque-sur-Ceze

La Roque-sur-Ceze

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

It is very lovely exploring the steep streets in the ancient village...

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Markets in and near Labastide-de-Virac

  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (6km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (6km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Sunday (15km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Labastide-de-Virac, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Labastide-de-Virac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (38km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (38km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (45km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (28km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (34km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (37km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (6km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (11km)
  • Bois de Païolive (17km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (21km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (21km)
  • Tanargue (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (24km)

Geography and distances

Labastide-de-Virac is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Labastide-de-Virac is 525 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Labastide-de-Virac

Canton: Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Labastide-de-Virac

from Privas (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 525 km

from Calais: 758 km

from Nice: 240 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 536 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Labastide-de-Virac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barjac, Le Garn, Orgnac-l'Aven, Salavas and Vagnas.

This page in French: Visiter Labastide-de-Virac