Mezilhac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mezilhac in Ardeche

Photo is of Antraigues-sur-Volane at 10 km from Mezilhac

Visit Mezilhac: highlights and tourist information

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Mezilhac 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 Mezilhac in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Antraigues-sur-Volane at 10 km and Meyras at 15 km.

Mezilhac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Privas guide


at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-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)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction 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 37 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Pradelles guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide

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Markets in and near Mezilhac

  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (18km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (21km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (21km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (25km)
  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Mezilhac, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mezilhac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (31km)

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 (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (35km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (45km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (45km)
  • Jardin japonais (51km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (8km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (11km)
  • Tanargue (30km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (39km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (46km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Mezilhac is in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Mezilhac is 475 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mezilhac

Canton: Antraigues-sur-Volane

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mezilhac

from Privas (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 475 km

from Calais: 708 km

from Nice: 263 km

from Bordeaux: 389 km

from Strasbourg: 493 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dornas, Lachamp-Raphael, Laviolle, Le Chambon, Marcols-les-Eaux, Saint-Andeol-de-Fourchades and Saint-Genest-Lachamp.

This page in French: Visiter Mezilhac