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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

Visit Vernoux-en-Vivarais: highlights and tourist information

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Vernoux-en-Vivarais is situated in the Ardeche department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 15 km and Privas at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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...

See Desaignes guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Privas guide


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

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

See Valence guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

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...

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...

See Mirmande guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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...

See Crest 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...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aubenas guide


at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Alba-la-Romaine guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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...

See Montelimar guide


at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ailhon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vernoux-en-Vivarais


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

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