Saint-Pons tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Pons in Ardeche

Photo is of Alba-la-Romaine at 4 km from Saint-Pons

Visit Saint-Pons: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pons 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-Pons in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Alba-la-Romaine at 4 km and Vogue at 14 km.

Saint-Pons, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 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 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vogue guide


at 14 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat - be sure to...

See Montelimar guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a nice view across the...

See Viviers guide


at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Privas guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

Climbing the steep cobbled streets to the castle at the top of the village...

See Saint-Montan guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 22 km (direction east), in the Drome department

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

See Puygiron guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

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

See Mirmande guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Jaujac guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Pons


Markets in and near Saint-Pons

  • Le Teil: market Thursday (10km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (15km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (16km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (20km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (25km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Saint-Pons, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pons, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (16km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (26km)
  • Parc Jouvet (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (28km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (29km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (33km)
  • Bois de Païolive (38km)
  • Tanargue (40km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (40km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (45km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (28km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Pons is in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pons is 504 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pons

Canton: Villeneuve-de-Berg

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Pons

from Privas (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 504 km

from Calais: 735 km

from Nice: 236 km

from Bordeaux: 408 km

from Strasbourg: 506 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alba-la-Romaine, Aubignas, Saint-Jean-le-Centenier, Saint-Martin-sur-Lavezon and Sceautres.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pons