Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aubenas at 2 km from Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon

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Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon 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 Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubenas at 2 km and Ailhon at 4 km.

Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 2 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 4 km (direction west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south)

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

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at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very...

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at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 22 km (direction south)

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

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at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when...

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Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 25 km (direction south)

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon

  • Aubenas: market Saturday (2km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (15km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (18km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (22km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (7km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (37km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (37km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (39km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (43km)
  • Parc Jouvet (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (22km)
  • Tanargue (24km)
  • Bois de Païolive (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (29km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (30km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (33km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (39km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (37km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon

Canton: Aubenas

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon

from Privas (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 730 km

from Nice: 251 km

from Bordeaux: 393 km

from Strasbourg: 512 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailhon, Aubenas, Fons, Labegude, Lachapelle-sous-Aubenas, Lalevade-d'Ardeche, Lavilledieu, Lentilleres, Mercuer, Prades, Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas, Saint-Germain, Saint-Privat, Saint-Sernin, Ucel, Vesseaux and Vogue.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon