Sanilhac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sanilhac in Ardeche

Photo is of Joyeuse at 6 km from Sanilhac

Visit Sanilhac: highlights and tourist information

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Sanilhac 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 Sanilhac in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joyeuse at 6 km and Ailhon at 10 km.

Sanilhac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Joyeuse

Joyeuse

at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide
Ailhon

Ailhon

at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

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Balazuc

Balazuc

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Balazuc guide
Labeaume

Labeaume

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Jaujac

Jaujac

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Vogue

Vogue

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Vogue guide
Aubenas

Aubenas

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aubenas guide
Thueyts

Thueyts

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thueyts guide
Meyras

Meyras

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Meyras guide
Naves

Naves

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Naves guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Banne

Banne

at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Banne guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

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Antraigues-sur-Volane

Antraigues-sur-Volane

at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide

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Markets in and near Sanilhac

  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (13km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (15km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (16km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (17km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (18km)

More information about Sanilhac, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sanilhac, France

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

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 (17km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (26km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (30km)
  • Jardin des herbes (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tanargue (16km)
  • Bois de Païolive (17km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (27km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (28km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (32km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (34km)
  • Mont Lozère (42km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (44km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sanilhac is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Sanilhac is 502 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sanilhac

Canton: Largentière

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sanilhac

from Privas (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 502 km

from Calais: 735 km

from Nice: 258 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 524 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassiers, Joannas, Largentiere, Laurac-en-Vivarais, Montreal, Ribes, Rocher, Rocles, Rosieres, Tauriers and Vernon.

This page in French: Visiter Sanilhac