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Ucel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ucel in Ardeche

Photo is of Aubenas at 1 km from Ucel

Visit Ucel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubenas at 1 km and Ailhon at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ucel, 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 Ucel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



less than one km (direction south-west)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Jaujac guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Meyras guide


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

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

See Balazuc guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche...

See Thueyts guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

Privas is not a major destination but a visit...

See Privas guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-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 24 km (direction south)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ucel


Markets in and near Ucel

  • Aubenas: market Saturday (1km)
  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (15km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (20km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (21km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Ucel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ucel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (5km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (13km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (39km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (38km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (42km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (45km)
  • Parc Jouvet (52km)
  • Jardin japonais (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (20km)
  • Tanargue (25km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (28km)
  • Bois de Païolive (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (32km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (35km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (41km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (39km)

Geography and distances

Ucel is in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Ucel is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ucel

Canton: Vals-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ucel

from Privas (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 495 km

from Calais: 728 km

from Nice: 251 km

from Bordeaux: 393 km

from Strasbourg: 509 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailhon, Aubenas, Fons, Labegude, Lalevade-d'Ardeche, Lavilledieu, Lussas, Mercuer, Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas, Saint-Etienne-de-Fontbellon, Saint-Julien-du-Serre, Saint-Privat, Vals-les-Bains and Vesseaux.

This page in French: Visiter Ucel

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