Le Lac-d'Issarles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Lac-d'Issarles in Ardeche

Photo is of Arlempdes at 12 km from Le Lac-d'Issarles

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Le Lac-d'Issarles 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 Lac-d'Issarles in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arlempdes at 12 km and Pradelles at 15 km.

Le Lac-d'Issarles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-north-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 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Pradelles guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Meyras guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and an important pilgrimage...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubenas guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See La Garde-Guerin guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide

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Markets in and near Le Lac-d'Issarles

  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (15km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (17km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (19km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (19km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (19km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (20km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (20km)

More information about Le Lac-d'Issarles, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Le Lac-d'Issarles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (35km)

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 (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (13km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (16km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (19km)
  • Tanargue (22km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (24km)
  • Mont Lozère (51km)

Geography and distances

Le Lac-d'Issarles is in the southern-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Le Lac-d'Issarles is 467 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Lac-d'Issarles

Canton: Coucouron

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Lac-d'Issarles

from Privas (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 701 km

from Nice: 284 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 504 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Lac-d'Issarles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cros-de-Georand, Issarles, Lachapelle-Graillouse, Lafarre and Le Beage.

This page in French: Visiter Le Lac-d'Issarles