Vals-les-Bains tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vals-les-Bains: highlights and tourist information

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Vals-les-Bains is situated in the Ardeche department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Vals-les-Bains is 491 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Vals-les-Bains include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubenas at 5 km and Antraigues-sur-Volane at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vals-les-Bains, 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 Vals-les-Bains in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Vals-les-Bains

Markets in and near Vals-les-Bains

Market days in Vals-les-Bains: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Vals-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (5km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (11km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (20km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (24km)
  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Vals-les-Bains, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vals-les-Bains, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Vals-les-Bains.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (9km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (43km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (47km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (49km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (42km)
  • Jardin des herbes (43km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (46km)
  • Parc Jouvet (51km)
  • Jardin japonais (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (16km)
  • Tanargue (23km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (23km)
  • Bois de Païolive (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (36km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (39km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (44km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vals-les-Bains

Canton: Vals-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vals-les-Bains

from Privas (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 491 km

from Calais: 724 km

from Nice: 255 km

from Bordeaux: 391 km

from Strasbourg: 507 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vals-les-Bains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aizac, Asperjoc, Aubenas, Fabras, Juvinas, Labegude, Lalevade-d'Ardeche, Lentilleres, Mercuer, Prades, Saint-Andeol-de-Vals, Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas, Saint-Julien-du-Serre, Saint-Michel-de-Boulogne, Saint-Privat, Ucel and Vesseaux.

This page in French: Visiter Vals-les-Bains