Le Chambon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Chambon in Ardeche

Photo is of Antraigues-sur-Volane at 14 km from Le Chambon

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Le Chambon 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 Le Chambon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Antraigues-sur-Volane at 14 km and Meyras at 17 km.

Le Chambon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 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


at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Privas guide


at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 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


Most Beautiful Village at 33 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 34 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Pradelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 39 km (direction south-east)

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very picturesque historic...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide

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

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Markets in and near Le Chambon

  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (19km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (21km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (25km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (25km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)

More information about Le Chambon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Le Chambon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (34km)

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 (13km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (30km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (53km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (7km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (8km)
  • Tanargue (30km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (35km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (41km)

Geography and distances

Le Chambon is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Le Chambon is 471 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Chambon

Canton: Cheylard

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Chambon

from Privas (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 471 km

from Calais: 704 km

from Nice: 268 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 493 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dornas, Lachamp-Raphael, Mariac, Mezilhac, Saint-Andeol-de-Fourchades and Saint-Martial.

This page in French: Visiter Le Chambon