Mercuer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mercuer in Ardeche

Photo is of Aubenas at 3 km from Mercuer

Visit Mercuer: highlights and tourist information

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Mercuer 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 Mercuer in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubenas at 3 km and Ailhon at 4 km.

Mercuer, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very picturesque historic...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when you are...

See Privas guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide

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Map of places to visit near Mercuer


Markets in and near Mercuer

  • Aubenas: market Saturday (3km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (12km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (21km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (22km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Mercuer, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mercuer, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (4km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (41km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (40km)
  • Jardin des herbes (41km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (43km)
  • Parc Jouvet (54km)
  • Jardin japonais (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (18km)
  • Tanargue (22km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (26km)
  • Bois de Païolive (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (33km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (36km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (40km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (51km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (41km)

Geography and distances

Mercuer is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Mercuer is 494 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mercuer

Canton: Aubenas

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mercuer

from Privas (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 494 km

from Calais: 727 km

from Nice: 254 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 510 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailhon, Asperjoc, Aubenas, Chazeaux, Chirols, Fabras, Fons, Labegude, Lalevade-d'Ardeche, Lentilleres, Pont-de-Labeaume, Prades, Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas, Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon, Saint-Julien-du-Serre, Saint-Privat, Ucel and Vals-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Mercuer