Mayres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mayres in Ardeche

Photo is of Thueyts at 8 km from Mayres

Visit Mayres: highlights and tourist information

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Mayres 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 Mayres in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thueyts at 8 km and Jaujac at 11 km.

Mayres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Meyras guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Pradelles guide


at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Joyeuse guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-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


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the village, the ruined...

See Arlempdes guide


at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Naves guide

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Map of places to visit near Mayres


Markets in and near Mayres

  • Thueyts: market Friday (8km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (22km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (22km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Mayres, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mayres, France

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

Grand sites of France

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 (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (31km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (6km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (17km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (21km)
  • Bois de Païolive (31km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (36km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (37km)
  • Mont Lozère (40km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (45km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (50km)

Geography and distances

Mayres is in the southern-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Mayres is 485 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mayres

Canton: Thueyts

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mayres

from Privas (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 485 km

from Calais: 719 km

from Nice: 273 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 516 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Astet and Barnas.

This page in French: Visiter Mayres