Rochepaule tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rochepaule in Ardeche

Photo is of Desaignes at 10 km from Rochepaule

Visit Rochepaule: highlights and tourist information

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Rochepaule 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 Rochepaule in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 10 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 24 km.

Rochepaule, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it started life...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 30 km (direction east)

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the Eden Parc...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 30 km (direction east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a great deal...

See Valence guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Privas guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral and the...

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the Regional Natural...

See Malleval guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the highlights when...

See Pelussin guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 45 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and an important pilgrimage...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 47 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval artworks...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to the large...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide

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Markets in and near Rochepaule

  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (9km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Felicien: market Friday (13km)
  • Lamastre: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Satillieu: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Montfaucon-en-Velay: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Dunieres: market Friday (17km)
  • Raucoules: market Saturday (18km)
  • Riotord: market Friday (18km)

More information about Rochepaule, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Rochepaule, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (37km)
  • Monts d'Ardeche (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (37km)
  • Parc Jouvet (38km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (32km)
  • Perdrix Crest (35km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (37km)
  • Oeillon Crest (37km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (48km)

Geography and distances

Rochepaule is in the southern-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Rochepaule is 449 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rochepaule

Canton: Saint-Agrève

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Rochepaule

from Privas (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 449 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 271 km

from Bordeaux: 397 km

from Strasbourg: 463 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Devesset, Labatie-d'Andaure, Lafarre, Saint-Andre-en-Vivarais, Saint-Jeure-d'Andaure and Saint-Pierre-sur-Doux.

This page in French: Visiter Rochepaule