Salavas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Salavas in Ardeche

Photo is of Vallon Pont d\'Arc at 2 km from Salavas

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Salavas 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 Salavas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vallon Pont d\'Arc at 2 km and Pont d\'Arc at 3 km.

Salavas, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 2 km (direction north-east)

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 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide


at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Labeaume guide
Gorges de l\'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights in France, whether...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gard department

Barjac is a historic market town in the lovely countryside of he northern Gard...

See Barjac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Montclus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Aigueze guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 18 km (direction west)

The exceptional views from Banne are the highlight, and the streets of the small...

See Banne guide


at 20 km (direction west)

Stroll through the pretty village of Naves and you will see progressively more ancient...

See Naves guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Montan guide


at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

Saint-Ambroix is an interesting town, in part because of the ruined castles and the...

See Saint-Ambroix guide

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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

Salavas is in the southern-centre of France at 42 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Salavas is 520 kilometres from Paris).

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