Vernon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vernon: highlights and tourist information

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Vernon 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 39 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Vernon is 504 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Joyeuse at 3 km and Labeaume at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vernon, 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 Vernon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Vernon

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

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

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