Vernon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Joyeuse at 3 km from Vernon

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Vernon 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 Vernon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joyeuse at 3 km and Labeaume at 9 km.

Vernon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Joyeuse guide


at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Labeaume guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Balazuc guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Naves guide


at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ailhon guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Jaujac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vogue guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Banne guide
Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Thueyts guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Meyras guide
Pont d'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pont d'Arc guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Barjac guide

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Markets in and near Vernon

  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Largentiere: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Ruoms: market Friday (12km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (14km)
  • Jaujac: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Aubenas: market Saturday (18km)
  • Thueyts: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (20km)

More information about Vernon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vernon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (21km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (44km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (23km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (26km)
  • Jardin des herbes (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois de Païolive (13km)
  • Tanargue (17km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (27km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (30km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (32km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (38km)
  • Mont Lozère (40km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (43km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (42km)

Geography and distances

Vernon is in the southern-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Vernon is 504 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernon

Canton: Joyeuse

Arrondissement: Largentière

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vernon

from Privas (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 504 km

from Calais: 738 km

from Nice: 259 km

from Bordeaux: 381 km

from Strasbourg: 527 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont, Chassiers, Joyeuse, Lablachere, Largentiere, Laurac-en-Vivarais, Montreal, Planzolles, Ribes, Rosieres, Saint-Andre-Lachamp, Saint-Genest-de-Beauzon, Sanilhac and Tauriers.

This page in French: Visiter Vernon