Rocles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jaujac at 9 km from Rocles

Visit Rocles: highlights and tourist information

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Rocles 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 Rocles in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jaujac at 9 km and Joyeuse at 9 km.

Rocles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thueyts guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Meyras guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

Stroll through the pretty village of Naves and you will see progressively more ancient...

See Naves guide


at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

The exceptional views from Banne are the highlight, and the streets of the small...

See Banne guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved and unspoiled...

See La Garde-Guerin guide

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Map of places to visit near Rocles


Markets in and near Rocles

  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (13km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (15km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (17km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (19km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Rocles, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Rocles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (17km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (26km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (30km)
  • Jardin des herbes (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (13km)
  • Bois de Païolive (19km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (24km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (30km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (32km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (36km)
  • Mont Lozère (41km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (48km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (49km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (45km)

Geography and distances

Rocles is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Rocles is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rocles

Canton: Largentière

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Rocles

from Privas (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 732 km

from Nice: 262 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 522 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont, Joannas, Laboule, Prunet, Rocher, Sanilhac and Tauriers.

This page in French: Visiter Rocles