Montselgues tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montselgues in Ardeche

Photo is of La Garde-Guerin at 8 km from Montselgues

Visit Montselgues: highlights and tourist information

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Montselgues 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 Montselgues in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Garde-Guerin at 8 km and Naves at 16 km.

Montselgues, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved and unspoiled...

See La Garde-Guerin guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Naves guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Banne guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Meyras guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

The village of Le Pont-de-Montvert is one of the prettiest villages in the Cevennes...

See Le Pont de Montvert guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Pradelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Vogue guide

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Map of places to visit near Montselgues


Markets in and near Montselgues

  • Villefort: market Thursday (11km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (16km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (24km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (24km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Montselgues, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montselgues, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (14km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (16km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (12km)
  • Bois de Païolive (21km)
  • Mont Lozère (24km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (27km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (34km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (42km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (46km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (47km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (53km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (56km)
  • Mont Aigoual (56km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (62km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (52km)

Geography and distances

Montselgues is in the southern-centre of France at 53 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Montselgues is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montselgues

Canton: Valgorge

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montselgues

from Privas (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 732 km

from Nice: 276 km

from Bordeaux: 364 km

from Strasbourg: 534 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Laval-d'Aurelle, Pied-de-Borne, Sablieres and Sainte-Marguerite-Lafigere.

This page in French: Visiter Montselgues