Monestier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monestier in Ardeche

Photo is of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 15 km from Monestier

Visit Monestier: highlights and tourist information

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Monestier 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 Monestier in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 15 km and Desaignes at 23 km.

Monestier, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it started life...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Desaignes guide


at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the Regional Natural...

See Malleval guide


at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the highlights when...

See Pelussin guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the Eden Parc...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral and the...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 39 km (direction east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a fantastic creation...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a great deal...

See Valence guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval artworks...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to the large...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of...

See Vienne (town) guide


Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Arlempdes guide

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Markets in and near Monestier

  • Satillieu: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Bourg-Argental: market Thursday (11km)
  • Riotord: market Friday (11km)
  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Dunieres: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Felicien: market Friday (15km)
  • Montfaucon-en-Velay: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Genest-Malifaux: market Thursday (18km)
  • Raucoules: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Victor-Malescours: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Monestier, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Monestier, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (41km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (36km)
  • Parc Jouvet (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (21km)
  • Oeillon Crest (22km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (39km)

Geography and distances

Monestier is in the southern-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Monestier is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monestier

Canton: Annonay-Sud

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Monestier

from Privas (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 670 km

from Nice: 274 km

from Bordeaux: 403 km

from Strasbourg: 449 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Julien-Vocance, Saint-Symphorien-de-Mahun, Vanosc, Villevocance and Vocance.

This page in French: Visiter Monestier