Ribes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ribes: highlights and tourist information

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Ribes 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 41 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Ribes is 505 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Joyeuse at 3 km and Labeaume at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ribes, 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 Ribes 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 Ribes

Markets in and near Ribes

  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (13km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (18km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (20km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (20km)

More information about Ribes, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ribes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (23km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (47km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (21km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (24km)
  • Jardin des herbes (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois de Païolive (12km)
  • Tanargue (17km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (27km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (32km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (32km)
  • Mont Lozère (38km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (39km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ribes

Canton: Joyeuse

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ribes

from Privas (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 505 km

from Calais: 739 km

from Nice: 260 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 529 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont, Faugeres, Joyeuse, Lablachere, Payzac, Planzolles, Rosieres, Saint-Andre-Lachamp, Saint-Genest-de-Beauzon, Sanilhac and Vernon.

This page in French: Visiter Ribes