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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ardèche

The small town of Saint-Marcel-lès-Annonay takes place in the Ardèche department. Located about ten kilometers from the town of Annonay, it is installed on that was once called the Blue Route.

Very old village, Saint-Marcel-lès-Annonay probably existed since the ninth or tenth century in its present form. Former stronghold of paper mill plants, industry recognized for centuries in the region, the town is now turned rather Residential.

Tourism, the town has no shortage of interest in architectural or natural level, and reveals some beautiful wonders to discover during a few walks in the center or the surrounding streets. Very dynamic, the town of Saint-Marcel-lès-Annonay is also the source of many artistic and cultural events.

Geographical information

Latitude45.2852010 (N 45° 17’ 7”)
Longitude4.6271129 (E 4° 37’ 38”)
AltitudeFrom 411m to 860m
Surface area16.61 km²
Population1471 inhabitants
Density88 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePrivas (67 mi, 1h22)
Insee code07265
IntercommunalityCA Annonay Rhône Agglo

Nearest cities & towns

Boulieu-lès-Annonay2.4 mi (6 min)
Saint-Clair3.2 mi (8 min)
Bourg-Argental4.7 mi (9 min)
Saint-Julien-Molin-Molette4.9 mi (13 min)
Annonay5.2 mi (13 min)
Davézieux5.5 mi (11 min)
Savas5.6 mi (14 min)
Saint-Jacques-d'Atticieux6.3 mi (16 min)
Saint-Cyr6.6 mi (13 min)
Saint-Appolinard6.6 mi (15 min)
Vinzieux6.8 mi (18 min)
Peaugres6.8 mi (12 min)
Colombier7.1 mi (17 min)
Roiffieux7.1 mi (18 min)

Things to see and do

Built in the late nineteenth century, the Saint-Marcel church reveals a beautiful neo-Gothic style.

Lake Ternay, 1,300 meters long, is surely the most beautiful location of the village of Saint-Marcel-lès-Annonay. It was once used to power the factories of the town and the inhabitants with drinking water. The place is popular with fishermen and sportsmen who like to settle on its edges. The lake, for reasons of safety, is forbidden to swim. We can admire some beautiful cedars of Lebanon and Sequoias centuries old.

Events and festivities

In April, the village hosts a lounge Creative Arts and recreation.

The book fair is installed every year in May.

In early July, the village party can admire a fireworks display and enjoy many activities.

The gourmet area, popular with gastronomes, is held in September.

The outdoor quad bike enduro is a car race that takes place in October, as the aftermath of Undergrowth, a foot race.

In December, the festive illuminations is the opportunity to admire the village to light.


Thursday 24 january
Min. -3°C - Max. 0°C
Friday 25 january
Min. -5°C - Max. 1°C
Saturday 26 january
Min. -5°C - Max. 5°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (3.1 mi)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Entertainment10 € Lapte (18.6 mi)
Segway trip
Entertainment30 € Tence (20 mi)
Larch wood boat ride on the Rhône
Nature and the great outdoors12 € to 30 € Vienne (20 mi)
Clay modelling in the Ardèche mountains
Arts and Crafts450 € Glun (22 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Towers Trail
HikeEasy1h30Tournon-sur-Rhône (18 mi)
Walk around Devesset Lake
HikeEasy1h30Devesset (19 mi)
The Vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Désaignes (21 mi)
Panoramic circuit
Village visitIntermediate4h00Désaignes (21 mi)
From Désaignes to Nozières
HikeAthletic7h00Désaignes (21 mi)


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