Sampzon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sampzon in Ardeche

Visit Sampzon: highlights and tourist information

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Sampzon 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 41 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Sampzon is 516 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Labeaume at 4 km and Vallon Pont d'Arc at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sampzon, 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 Sampzon 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 Sampzon

Markets in and near Sampzon

  • Ruoms: market Friday (3km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (5km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (12km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Sampzon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sampzon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sampzon.

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 (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (35km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (42km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (29km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (32km)
  • Jardin des herbes (33km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois de Païolive (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (13km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (19km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (20km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (30km)
  • Tanargue (30km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (30km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sampzon

Canton: Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sampzon

from Privas (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 516 km

from Calais: 750 km

from Nice: 247 km

from Bordeaux: 391 km

from Strasbourg: 532 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grospierres, Labeaume, Ruoms, Saint-Alban-Auriolles, Salavas and Vallon Pont d'Arc.

This page in French: Visiter Sampzon