Prades tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jaujac at 5 km from Prades

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Prades 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 Prades in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jaujac at 5 km and Ailhon at 5 km.

Prades, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Jaujac

Jaujac

at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Jaujac guide
Ailhon

Ailhon

at 5 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ailhon guide
Aubenas

Aubenas

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubenas guide
Meyras

Meyras

at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Meyras guide
 
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Thueyts

Thueyts

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Thueyts guide
Antraigues-sur-Volane

Antraigues-sur-Volane

at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide
Vogue

Vogue

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vogue guide
Balazuc

Balazuc

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide
Joyeuse

Joyeuse

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide
Labeaume

Labeaume

at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Labeaume guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very picturesque historic...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Privas

Privas

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Privas guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide

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Markets in and near Prades

  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (6km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (9km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (22km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (25km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Prades, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Prades, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (5km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (9km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (44km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (48km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (38km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (41km)
  • Jardin des herbes (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (16km)
  • Tanargue (19km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (24km)
  • Bois de Païolive (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (35km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (38km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (40km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (48km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Prades is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Prades is 492 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prades

Canton: Thueyts

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Prades

from Privas (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 492 km

from Calais: 725 km

from Nice: 257 km

from Bordeaux: 387 km

from Strasbourg: 511 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailhon, Asperjoc, Aubenas, Chazeaux, Chirols, Fabras, Jaujac, Labegude, Lalevade-d'Ardeche, Lentilleres, Mercuer, Meyras, Pont-de-Labeaume, Prunet, Saint-Cirgues-de-Prades, Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon and Vals-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Prades