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Sampzon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sampzon in Ardeche

Photo is of Labeaume at 4 km from Sampzon

Visit Sampzon: highlights and tourist information

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Sampzon is situated in the Ardeche department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Labeaume

Labeaume

at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Labeaume guide
Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide
Joyeuse

Joyeuse

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide
 
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Balazuc

Balazuc

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

After exploring ancient Balazuc you descend further to reach...

See Balazuc guide
Barjac

Barjac

at 12 km (direction south), in the Gard department

Barjac is a historic market town in the lovely countryside...

See Barjac guide
Gorges de l'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide
Banne

Banne

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

The exceptional views from Banne are the highlight, and the...

See Banne guide
Naves

Naves

at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Naves guide
Vogue

Vogue

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vogue guide
Montclus

Montclus

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Montclus guide
Ailhon

Ailhon

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

The beauty of Ailhon is the chance to follow...

See Ailhon guide
Saint-Ambroix

Saint-Ambroix

at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

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

See Saint-Ambroix guide
Aigueze

Aigueze

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most...

See Aigueze guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sampzon

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Sampzon, France

What to do at Sampzon? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Sampzon is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Sampzon is 516 kilometres from Paris).

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

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