Saint-Ambroix tourism and travel guide

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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

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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Ambroix in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barjac at 13 km and Naves at 17 km.

Saint-Ambroix, France: places to visit and attractions

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 24 km (direction east)

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

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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...

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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...

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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)

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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