Montreal tourism and travel guide

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Montreal is situated in the Ardeche department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Montreal is 503 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Balazuc at 7 km and Joyeuse at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montreal, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Montreal in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ardeche

Map of places to visit near Montreal

Markets in and near Montreal

  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (10km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (16km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (17km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (19km)

More information about Montreal, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montreal, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montreal.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (17km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (40km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (43km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (29km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (32km)
  • Jardin des herbes (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois de Païolive (17km)
  • Tanargue (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (25km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (28km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (28km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (29km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (36km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (42km)
  • Mont Lozère (45km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montreal

Canton: Largentière

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montreal

from Privas (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 503 km

from Calais: 737 km

from Nice: 255 km

from Bordeaux: 386 km

from Strasbourg: 523 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassiers, Chauzon, Fons, Joannas, Joyeuse, Lachapelle-sous-Aubenas, Largentiere, Laurac-en-Vivarais, Rocher, Rosieres, Sanilhac, Tauriers, Uzer, Vernon and Vinezac.

This page in French: Visiter Montreal