Saint-Sernin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Sernin in Ardeche

Photo is of Vogue at 3 km from Saint-Sernin

Visit Saint-Sernin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Sernin 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-Sernin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vogue at 3 km and Ailhon at 5 km.

Saint-Sernin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aubenas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

Both the medieval village and the river beach combine to make Labeaume very rewarding...

See Labeaume guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

Explore the castle and medieval centre of Joyeuse - then head to the river...

See Joyeuse guide


at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 16 km (direction east)

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very picturesque historic...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Thueyts guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Montan guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Sernin


Markets in and near Saint-Sernin

  • Aubenas: market Saturday (5km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (14km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (18km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (18km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Saint-Sernin, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Sernin, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (11km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (35km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (35km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (38km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (42km)
  • Parc Jouvet (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (25km)
  • Bois de Païolive (25km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (26km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (29km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (33km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (36km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (44km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (34km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Sernin is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Saint-Sernin is 501 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Sernin

Canton: Aubenas

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Sernin

from Privas (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 501 km

from Calais: 734 km

from Nice: 249 km

from Bordeaux: 394 km

from Strasbourg: 515 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailhon, Aubenas, Fons, Lachapelle-sous-Aubenas, Lanas, Lavilledieu, Rochecolombe, Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas, Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon, Saint-Germain, Saint-Maurice-d'Ardeche, Uzer, Vinezac and Vogue.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Sernin