Vagnas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vagnas in Ardeche

Photo is of Barjac at 4 km from Vagnas

Visit Vagnas: highlights and tourist information

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Vagnas 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 Vagnas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barjac at 4 km and Pont d\'Arc at 6 km.

Vagnas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gard department

Barjac is a historic market town in the lovely countryside of he northern Gard...

See Barjac guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide
Gorges de l\'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 9 km (direction east)

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights in France, whether...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Montclus guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Labeaume guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', also...

See Aigueze guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gard department

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

See Saint-Ambroix guide


at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a canal in the Gard...

See Goudargues guide


at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting historic centre in the north...

See Cornillon guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Banne guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Joyeuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Naves guide

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Map of places to visit near Vagnas


Markets in and near Vagnas

  • Barjac: market Friday (4km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (7km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Sunday (17km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (18km)

More information about Vagnas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vagnas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (37km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (41km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (47km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (31km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (32km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (34km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (9km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (14km)
  • Bois de Païolive (14km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (18km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (22km)
  • Tanargue (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (27km)

Geography and distances

Vagnas is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Vagnas is 525 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vagnas

Canton: Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vagnas

from Privas (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 525 km

from Calais: 758 km

from Nice: 243 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 538 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barjac, Bessas, Labastide-de-Virac, Orgnac-l'Aven and Salavas.

This page in French: Visiter Vagnas