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Rochepaule tourism and travel guide

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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 10 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rochepaule, 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 Rochepaule in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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...

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...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 30 km (direction east)

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and...

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...

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...

See Valence guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Privas guide


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

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

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...

See Malleval guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most...

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...

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...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


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

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of...

See Arlempdes guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ardeche

Map of places to visit near Rochepaule


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

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