Vernoux-en-Vivarais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vernoux-en-Vivarais in Ardeche

Photo is of Desaignes at 15 km from Vernoux-en-Vivarais

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Vernoux-en-Vivarais 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 Vernoux-en-Vivarais in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 15 km and Privas at 18 km.

Vernoux-en-Vivarais, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction north-west)

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your visit to...

See Desaignes guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when you are...

See Privas guide


at 20 km (direction east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a great deal...

See Valence guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the Eden Parc...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and it really is one...

See Mirmande guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred around its central...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable highlight when you visit...

See Crest guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval artworks...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to the large...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meyras guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat - be sure to...

See Montelimar guide

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Markets in and near Vernoux-en-Vivarais

Market days in Vernoux-en-Vivarais: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Vernoux-en-Vivarais: market Thursday (0km)
  • Lamastre: market Tuesday (11km)
  • La Voulte-sur-Rhone: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (18km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (18km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (18km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Vernoux-en-Vivarais, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (51km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (34km)
  • Crest (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (19km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Jouvet (20km)
  • Jardin japonais (26km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (34km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (34km)
  • Tanargue (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (30km)

Geography and distances

Vernoux-en-Vivarais is in the southern-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Vernoux-en-Vivarais is 473 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernoux-en-Vivarais

Canton: Vernoux-en-Vivarais

Arrondissement: Tournon-sur-Rhône

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vernoux-en-Vivarais

from Privas (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 473 km

from Calais: 704 km

from Nice: 247 km

from Bordeaux: 412 km

from Strasbourg: 473 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vernoux-en-Vivarais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boffres, Chalencon, Chateauneuf-de-Vernoux, Saint-Julien-le-Roux, Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon and Silhac.

This page in French: Visiter Vernoux-en-Vivarais