Pourcheres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pourcheres in Ardeche

Photo is of Privas at 8 km from Pourcheres

Visit Pourcheres: highlights and tourist information

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Pourcheres 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 Pourcheres in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Privas at 8 km and Antraigues-sur-Volane at 12 km.

Pourcheres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Privas guide


at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 22 km (direction south-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 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vogue guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and it really is one...

See Mirmande guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Desaignes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat - be sure to...

See Montelimar guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a nice view across the...

See Viviers guide

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Markets in and near Pourcheres

  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (7km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (17km)
  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (20km)
  • La Voulte-sur-Rhone: market Friday (23km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (24km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (24km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Pourcheres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (14km)
  • Crest (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (37km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (37km)
  • Jardin des herbes (44km)
  • Jardin japonais (45km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (57km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (20km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (25km)
  • Tanargue (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (44km)
  • Bois de Païolive (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (46km)

Geography and distances

Pourcheres is in the southern-centre of France at 8 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Pourcheres is 485 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pourcheres

Canton: Privas

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pourcheres

from Privas (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 485 km

from Calais: 717 km

from Nice: 249 km

from Bordeaux: 401 km

from Strasbourg: 493 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ajoux, Creysseilles, Gourdon, Issamoulenc, Pranles, Saint-Etienne-de-Boulogne, Saint-Julien-du-Gua, Saint-Michel-de-Boulogne, Saint-Priest and Veyras.

This page in French: Visiter Pourcheres