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Le Crestet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Crestet in Ardeche

Photo is of Desaignes at 11 km from Le Crestet

Visit Le Crestet: highlights and tourist information

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Le Crestet is situated in the Ardeche department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 11 km and Tournon-sur-Rhone at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Crestet, 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 Le Crestet in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction west)

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights...

See Desaignes guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction...

See Valence guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is...

See Privas guide


at 32 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and...

See Mirmande guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages...

See Malleval guide


at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable...

See Crest guide


at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall...

See Pelussin guide


at 48 km (direction south-west)

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will...

See Meyras guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Crestet


Markets in and near Le Crestet

  • Lamastre: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Saint-Felicien: market Friday (8km)
  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (13km)
  • Tournon-sur-Rhone: market Saturday (15km)
  • Satillieu: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (20km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (21km)

More information about Le Crestet, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Le Crestet, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Crest (43km)
  • Vals-les-Bains (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (43km)
  • Monts d'Ardeche (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (21km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (21km)
  • Jardin japonais (21km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (39km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (41km)
  • Perdrix Crest (41km)
  • Oeillon Crest (42km)
  • Tanargue (63km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (31km)

Geography and distances

Le Crestet is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Le Crestet is 461 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Crestet

Canton: Lamastre

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Crestet

from Privas (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 461 km

from Calais: 692 km

from Nice: 254 km

from Bordeaux: 412 km

from Strasbourg: 462 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arlebosc, Boucieu-le-Roi, Bozas, Colombier-le-Jeune, Colombier-le-Vieux, Empurany, Gilhoc-sur-Ormeze, Lamastre and Saint-Barthelemy-Grozon.

This page in French: Visiter Le Crestet

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