Silhac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Silhac in Ardeche

Photo is of Desaignes at 15 km from Silhac

Visit Silhac: highlights and tourist information

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Silhac 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 Silhac in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 15 km and Privas at 16 km.

Silhac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction north-west)

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your visit to...

See Desaignes guide


at 16 km (direction south)

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when you are...

See Privas guide


at 23 km (direction east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a great deal...

See Valence guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and it really is one...

See Mirmande guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the Eden Parc...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 36 km (direction south)

Larger than many of the Ardeche villages, Alba-la-Romaine also has a very picturesque historic...

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable highlight when you visit...

See Crest guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat - be sure to...

See Montelimar guide


at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Thueyts guide

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Map of places to visit near Silhac


Markets in and near Silhac

  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (4km)
  • Lamastre: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (16km)
  • La Voulte-sur-Rhone: market Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (22km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (22km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (22km)

More information about Silhac, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Silhac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (48km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (30km)
  • Crest (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (23km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (47km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (23km)
  • Jardin japonais (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (30km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (31km)
  • Tanargue (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (34km)

Geography and distances

Silhac is in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Silhac is 474 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Silhac

Canton: Vernoux-en-Vivarais

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Silhac

from Privas (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 474 km

from Calais: 705 km

from Nice: 249 km

from Bordeaux: 408 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalencon, Chateauneuf-de-Vernoux, Saint-Fortunat-sur-Eyrieux, Saint-Jean-Chambre, Saint-Julien-le-Roux, Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon and Vernoux-en-Vivarais.

This page in French: Visiter Silhac