Laurac-en-Vivarais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laurac-en-Vivarais in Ardeche

Photo is of Joyeuse at 5 km from Laurac-en-Vivarais

Visit Laurac-en-Vivarais: highlights and tourist information

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Laurac-en-Vivarais 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 Laurac-en-Vivarais in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joyeuse at 5 km and Labeaume at 6 km.

Laurac-en-Vivarais, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east)

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

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at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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

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

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Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

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

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Markets in and near Laurac-en-Vivarais

  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (8km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (14km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (15km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (17km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Laurac-en-Vivarais, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (19km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (39km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (42km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (27km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (31km)
  • Jardin des herbes (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois de Païolive (15km)
  • Tanargue (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (23km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (26km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (28km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (30km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (38km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (40km)
  • Mont Lozère (45km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (37km)

Geography and distances

Laurac-en-Vivarais is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Laurac-en-Vivarais is 506 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laurac-en-Vivarais

Canton: Largentière

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Laurac-en-Vivarais

from Privas (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 506 km

from Calais: 739 km

from Nice: 254 km

from Bordeaux: 386 km

from Strasbourg: 525 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Laurac-en-Vivarais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassiers, Chauzon, Joyeuse, Lablachere, Largentiere, Montreal, Pradons, Rosieres, Sanilhac, Tauriers, Uzer, Vernon and Vinezac.

This page in French: Visiter Laurac-en-Vivarais