Naves tourism and travel guide

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Visit Naves: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Stroll through the pretty village of Naves and you will see progressively more ancient houses disappearing back into the landscape

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Naves. For detailed visitor information see the Naves travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Naves in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joyeuse at 12 km and Labeaume at 15 km.

Naves, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Banne guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Saint-Ambroix guide


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

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

See Barjac guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-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


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Balazuc guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Jaujac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vogue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Montclus guide
Gorges de l\'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide

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

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Markets in and near Naves

Market days in Naves: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Naves: market Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (8km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (13km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Villefort: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (18km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Naves, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois de Païolive (6km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (12km)
  • Tanargue (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (28km)
  • Mont Lozère (31km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (34km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (40km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (43km)
  • Mont Aigoual (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (32km)

Geography and distances

Naves is in the southern-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Naves is 513 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Naves

Canton: Les Vans

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Naves

from Privas (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 513 km

from Calais: 747 km

from Nice: 263 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 541 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banne, Berrias-et-Casteljau, Chambonas, Gravieres, Les Assions, Les Salelles, Malarce-sur-la-Thines, Payzac, Saint-Genest-de-Beauzon and Saint-Pierre-Saint-Jean.

This page in French: Visiter Naves