Saint-Ambroix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Ambroix in Gard

Visit Saint-Ambroix: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Saint-Ambroix is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 49 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ambroix is 530 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

... 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)

More information about Saint-Ambroix, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ambroix, France

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

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