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Saint-Ambroix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Ambroix in Gard

Visit Saint-Ambroix: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide To Visit Attractions

France This Way comment: Saint-Ambroix is an interesting town, in part because of the ruined castles and the rocky 'plateau du dugas' in the village centre

Saint-Ambroix is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Ambroix. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Ambroix travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barjac at 13 km and Naves at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Ambroix, 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 Saint-Ambroix in Occitanie.

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



at 12 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Banne guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barjac guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Naves guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Montclus guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Lussan is a pretty village of character in Languedoc-Roussillon with two ancient...

See Lussan guide


at 22 km (direction east)

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a canal in...

See Goudargues guide
Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Pont d'Arc guide
Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Labeaume guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

The village of Vézénobres, north-west of Nimes, is a delightful small village...

See Vezenobres guide


at 24 km (direction east)

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting historic centre in...

See Cornillon guide
Gorges de l'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Joyeuse guide
La Roque-sur-Ceze

La Roque-sur-Ceze

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east)

It is very lovely exploring the steep streets in the ancient village...

See La Roque-sur-Ceze guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Ambroix


Markets in and near Saint-Ambroix

Market days in Saint-Ambroix: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (8km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (13km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (17km)
  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (23km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (24km)

Hotels near Saint-Ambroix

More information about Saint-Ambroix, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ambroix, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (24km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (25km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (26km)
  • Jardin des herbes (47km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (6km)
  • Bois de Païolive (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (24km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (27km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (29km)
  • Mont Lozère (41km)
  • Tanargue (41km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (18km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (42km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Ambroix is in the south of France at 49 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ambroix is 530 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ambroix

Canton: Saint-Ambroix

Arrondissement: Alès

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30500

Distance to Saint-Ambroix

from Nimes (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 530 km

from Calais: 764 km

from Nice: 254 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 552 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Ambroix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courry, Gagnieres, Les Mages, Meyrannes, Molieres-sur-Ceze, Potelieres, Robiac-Rochessadoule, Saint-Bres, Saint-Denis, Saint-Jean-de-Valeriscle, Saint-Julien-de-Cassagnas, Saint-Sauveur-de-Cruzieres and Saint-Victor-de-Malcap.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Ambroix

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