Saint-Michel-d'Aurance tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Michel-d'Aurance in Ardeche

Photo is of Desaignes at 11 km from Saint-Michel-d'Aurance

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Saint-Michel-d'Aurance 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-Michel-d'Aurance in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 11 km and Privas at 22 km.

Saint-Michel-d'Aurance, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Desaignes guide


at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Privas guide


at 22 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 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 34 km (direction east), in the Drome department

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

See Valence guide


at 35 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


at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 35 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


Most Beautiful Village at 37 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 39 km (direction south)

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

See Vogue guide


at 40 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

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Markets in and near Saint-Michel-d'Aurance

  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (13km)
  • Lamastre: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (15km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (22km)
  • Saint-Felicien: market Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-d'Aurance, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (27km)
  • Crest (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (36km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (34km)
  • Jardin japonais (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (20km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (21km)
  • Tanargue (43km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Michel-d'Aurance is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-d'Aurance is 468 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-d'Aurance

Canton: Cheylard

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Michel-d'Aurance

from Privas (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 468 km

from Calais: 700 km

from Nice: 260 km

from Bordeaux: 397 km

from Strasbourg: 480 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Michel-d'Aurance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Accons, Beauvene, Jaunac, Le Cheylard, Nonieres, Saint-Barthelemy-le-Meil, Saint-Christol, Saint-Cierge-sous-le-Cheylard, Saint-Jean-Roure, Saint-Julien-Labrousse and Saint-Prix.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-d'Aurance