Montreal tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Balazuc at 7 km from Montreal

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Montreal 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 Montreal in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Balazuc at 7 km and Joyeuse at 7 km.

Montreal, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aubenas guide
Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Meyras guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Naves guide
Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

The exceptional views from Banne are the highlight, and the streets of...

See Banne guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide

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

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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

What to do at Montreal? 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

Montreal is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Montreal is 503 kilometres from Paris).

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