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Saint-Martial tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Martial in Ardeche

Photo is of Antraigues-sur-Volane at 17 km from Saint-Martial

Visit Saint-Martial: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Martial is situated in the Ardeche department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Antraigues-sur-Volane at 17 km and Meyras at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Martial, 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-Martial in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 20 km (direction south)

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will...

See Meyras guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Jaujac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Arlempdes guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Privas guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes...

See Pradelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vogue guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Martial


Markets in and near Saint-Martial

  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (19km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (21km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (21km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Saint-Martial, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Martial, France

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

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 (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (26km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (5km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (10km)
  • Tanargue (31km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (32km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (39km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Martial is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martial is 467 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martial

Canton: Saint-Martin-de-Valamas

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Martial

from Privas (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 700 km

from Nice: 271 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcens, Boree, Dornas, La Rochette, Le Chambon and Saint-Andeol-de-Fourchades.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martial

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