Saint-Martin-de-Valamas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Martin-de-Valamas in Ardeche

Photo is of Desaignes at 13 km from Saint-Martin-de-Valamas

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Saint-Martin-de-Valamas 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-Martin-de-Valamas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 13 km and Antraigues-sur-Volane at 24 km.

Saint-Martin-de-Valamas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Privas guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Aubenas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 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


at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it started life...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the Eden Parc...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and an important pilgrimage...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Drome department

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

See Valence guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-de-Valamas


Markets in and near Saint-Martin-de-Valamas

  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (8km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Lamastre: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (18km)
  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (22km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Felicien: market Friday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-de-Valamas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (46km)

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 (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (41km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (41km)
  • Jardin japonais (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (16km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (20km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (38km)
  • Tanargue (42km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-de-Valamas is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-de-Valamas is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-de-Valamas

Canton: Saint-Martin-de-Valamas

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Martin-de-Valamas

from Privas (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 694 km

from Nice: 268 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 480 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Accons, Arcens, Chaneac, Intres, Jaunac, Lachapelle-sous-Chaneac, Le Cheylard, Mariac, Saint-Jean-Roure and Saint-Julien-Boutieres.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-de-Valamas