Ruoms tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ruoms in Ardeche

Photo is of Labeaume at 3 km from Ruoms

Visit Ruoms: highlights and tourist information

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Ruoms 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 Ruoms in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Labeaume at 3 km and Vallon Pont d\'Arc at 6 km.

Ruoms, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction west)

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

See Labeaume guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 6 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


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Balazuc guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide


at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vogue guide
Gorges de l\'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 15 km (direction south-east)

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights in France, whether...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide


at 15 km (direction south), in the Gard department

Barjac is a historic market town in the lovely countryside of he northern Gard...

See Barjac guide


at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Banne guide


at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Naves guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

Montclus is a tiny but beautiful village in a lovely setting on the Cèze...

See Montclus guide


at 22 km (direction east)

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top of the village...

See Saint-Montan guide

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

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Markets in and near Ruoms

Market days in Ruoms: weekly market: Friday;

  • Ruoms: market Friday (0km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (6km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (15km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (19km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (20km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)

More information about Ruoms, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ruoms, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (25km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (35km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (40km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois de Païolive (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (15km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (20km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (22km)
  • Tanargue (29km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (32km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (38km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (30km)

Geography and distances

Ruoms is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Ruoms is 514 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ruoms

Canton: Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ruoms

from Privas (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 514 km

from Calais: 747 km

from Nice: 248 km

from Bordeaux: 392 km

from Strasbourg: 529 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chauzon, Grospierres, Labeaume, Lagorce, Pradons, Saint-Alban-Auriolles, Salavas, Sampzon and Vallon Pont d'Arc.

This page in French: Visiter Ruoms