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Balazuc - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ardèche

Balazuc, a small village of about 370 inhabitants, is situated between Aubenas and Ruoms.

Geographical information

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Latitude44.5091060 (N 44° 30’ 33”)
Longitude4.3727070 (E 4° 22’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 113m to 379m
Surface area18.90 km²
Population371 inhabitants
Density19 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePrivas (45 km, 49 min)
Insee code07023
IntercommunalityCC des Gorges de l'Ardeche
RegionRhône Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Maurice-d'Ardèche4.7 km (7 min)
Uzer5.4 km (10 min)
Lanas5.7 km (10 min)
Pradons6.3 km (8 min)
Vinezac7.2 km (12 min)
Chauzon8.5 km (12 min)
Rochecolombe8.6 km (14 min)
Vogüé9.2 km (14 min)
Ruoms9.4 km (13 min)
Lachapelle-sous-Aubenas9.5 km (15 min)
Laurac-en-Vivarais9.8 km (16 min)
Largentière10.7 km (15 min)
Saint-Germain10.8 km (14 min)
Montréal11.7 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

The Romanesque church of the 12th century. It houses exhibits during the tourist season. You can also climb on top, on the terrace for a view over the rooftops of Balazuc and river.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Every Tuesday evening in July and August, to 18h, small farmers' market at the entrance of Balazuc. So you can buy local products such as goat cheese, honey, fruits and vegetables, bread ...


One of the most beautiful villages of France
One of the most beautiful villages of France
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Place of the old church
Place of the old church
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Facade Balazuc
Facade Balazuc
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Monday 5 december
Min. 7°C - Max. 7°C
Tuesday 6 december
Min. 9°C - Max. 9°C
Wednesday 7 december
Min. 7°C - Max. 7°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Around Balazuc: sites except the Pont d'Arc, the gorges of Ardeche, the Devil's Bridge, the waterfall of Ray Pic, Vive Font ... Classified and villages to visit such as Vogue, Labeaume, Saint-Montan, Antraigues Vinezac ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Relax at Isla Cool Douce leisure park
Nature and the great outdoors3 € to 4 € Chauzon (4.1 km)
Canyoning or via ferrata in Ardèche
Sports sensations39 € to 45 € Sanilhac (10.2 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoe
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 155 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (11.7 km)
Power-assisted bike hire
Sports sensations20 € to 150 € Salavas (12.7 km)
Visit to Lussas animal park
Entertainment5 € to 8 € Lussas (12.9 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Upper Blajoux Valley
HikeEasy1h30Sanilhac (9.9 km)
Winemaker's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Lablachère (13.4 km)
Basilica of Our Lady (Notre-Dame) and megalithic bridge
Village visitEasy1h15Lablachère (13.6 km)
On the trail of the hermit
HikeIntermediate3h00Saint-Montan (21 km)
Dolmens walk
HikeEasy2h30Barjac (22 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals