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Visit Salavas: highlights and tourist information

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Salavas is situated in the Ardeche department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 42 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Salavas is 520 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vallon Pont d'Arc at 2 km and Pont d'Arc at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Salavas, 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 Salavas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Salavas

Markets in and near Salavas

  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (2km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (6km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (10km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (19km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Salavas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Salavas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (31km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (39km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (30km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (32km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (35km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (9km)
  • Bois de Païolive (15km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (15km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (21km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (26km)
  • Tanargue (35km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Salavas

Canton: Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Salavas

from Privas (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 520 km

from Calais: 753 km

from Nice: 243 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 532 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Salavas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Labastide-de-Virac, Lagorce, Ruoms, Sampzon, Vagnas and Vallon Pont d'Arc.

This page in French: Visiter Salavas

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