Saint-Genest-Lachamp tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Antraigues-sur-Volane at 15 km from Saint-Genest-Lachamp

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Saint-Genest-Lachamp 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-Genest-Lachamp in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Antraigues-sur-Volane at 15 km and Desaignes at 18 km.

Saint-Genest-Lachamp, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your visit to...

See Desaignes guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Privas guide


at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Vogue guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and it really is one...

See Mirmande guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a great deal...

See Valence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the village, the ruined...

See Arlempdes guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Genest-Lachamp

  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (18km)
  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (18km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (19km)
  • Lamastre: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (22km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (25km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (25km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Genest-Lachamp, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (37km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (38km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (38km)
  • Jardin japonais (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (15km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (16km)
  • Tanargue (37km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (43km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Genest-Lachamp is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genest-Lachamp is 473 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genest-Lachamp

Canton: Cheylard

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Genest-Lachamp

from Privas (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 473 km

from Calais: 705 km

from Nice: 260 km

from Bordeaux: 394 km

from Strasbourg: 487 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Accons, Dornas, Marcols-les-Eaux, Mariac, Mezilhac, Saint-Barthelemy-le-Meil, Saint-Christol and Saint-Pierreville.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genest-Lachamp