Mazan-l'Abbaye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mazan-l'Abbaye in Ardeche

Photo is of Thueyts at 12 km from Mazan-l'Abbaye

Visit Mazan-l'Abbaye: highlights and tourist information

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Mazan-l'Abbaye 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 Mazan-l'Abbaye in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thueyts at 12 km and Meyras at 15 km.

Mazan-l'Abbaye, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Meyras guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jaujac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 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


Most Beautiful Village at 20 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 21 km (direction east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 27 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 27 km (direction 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 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Joyeuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 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 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Naves guide

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Markets in and near Mazan-l'Abbaye

  • Thueyts: market Friday (12km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (17km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Mazan-l'Abbaye, France

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

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 (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (37km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (12km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (14km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (17km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (29km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (31km)
  • Bois de Païolive (39km)
  • Mont Lozère (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (52km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (57km)

Geography and distances

Mazan-l'Abbaye is in the southern-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Mazan-l'Abbaye is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mazan-l'Abbaye

Canton: Montpezat-sous-Bauzon

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mazan-l'Abbaye

from Privas (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 712 km

from Nice: 278 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 512 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Mazan-l'Abbaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Astet, Le Roux, Saint-Cirgues-en-Montagne and Usclades-et-Rieutord.

This page in French: Visiter Mazan-l'Abbaye