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Saint-Montan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Montan: highlights and tourist information

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Montan. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Montan travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Garde-Adhemar at 11 km and Alba-la-Romaine at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Viviers

Viviers

at 7 km (direction north-east)

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a...

See Viviers guide
La Garde-Adhemar

La Garde-Adhemar

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

Lovely views, a medieval garden, a 12th century roman style...

See La Garde-Adhemar guide
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide
Gorges de l'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide
 
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Aigueze

Aigueze

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gard department

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Aigueze guide
Montelimar

Montelimar

at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Drome department

The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat...

See Montelimar guide
Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide
Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Vogue

Vogue

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vogue guide
Puygiron

Puygiron

at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

The small castle and pretty gardens add further to the...

See Puygiron guide
Balazuc

Balazuc

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

After exploring ancient Balazuc you descend further to reach...

See Balazuc guide
Grignan

Grignan

at 23 km (direction east), in the Drome department

As well as the castle that dominates the hillside village of Grignan...

See Grignan guide
Labeaume

Labeaume

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Labeaume guide
Montclus

Montclus

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

Montclus is a tiny but beautiful village in a lovely setting on...

See Montclus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Montan

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Markets in and near Saint-Montan

  • Donzere: market Saturday (7km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (9km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Sunday (16km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (19km)
  • Pont-Saint-Esprit: market Saturday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Montan, France

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

Grand sites of France

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 (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (15km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (18km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (11km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (16km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (29km)
  • Bois de Païolive (35km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (41km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (45km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (48km)
  • Tanargue (48km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (11km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Montan is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Saint-Montan is 521 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Montan

Canton: Bourg-Saint-Andéol

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Montan

from Privas (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 521 km

from Calais: 753 km

from Nice: 227 km

from Bordeaux: 414 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Larnas and Viviers.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Montan

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