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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ardèche

Located on the plateau Annéen, Vernosc is very close to the valley of Cance. It is an outlying town appreciated for its environment and its environment. The commune spreads over about 1600 hectares offering varied and pleasant landscapes. It is a village 8 km from Annonay where many events take place.

Immersed in the valley of the Rhone, Vernosc enjoys a mild climate. From here, you quickly dive into the Drôme, the Isère and the Loire, which allows you to visit the neighboring regions without making too many kilometers.

Geographical information

Latitude45.2224640 (N 45° 13’ 21”)
Longitude4.7254980 (E 4° 43’ 32”)
AltitudeFrom 182m to 427m
Surface area16.08 km²
Population2606 inhabitants
Density162 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePrivas (54 mi, 1h18)
Insee code07337
IntercommunalityCA Annonay Rhône Agglo

Nearest cities & towns

Thorrenc2.7 mi (9 min)
Talencieux3.4 mi (10 min)
Davézieux3.7 mi (9 min)
Saint-Cyr3.8 mi (9 min)
Colombier-le-Cardinal5.3 mi (14 min)
Annonay5.4 mi (14 min)
Peaugres5.7 mi (12 min)
Saint-Clair5.7 mi (13 min)
Boulieu-lès-Annonay6.2 mi (13 min)
Bogy6.4 mi (16 min)
Roiffieux6.6 mi (16 min)
Saint-Étienne-de-Valoux6.7 mi (12 min)
Sarras6.8 mi (15 min)
Savas7.1 mi (18 min)

Things to see and do

The main remarkable sites are the granite monolith of La Roche Peréandre which emerges from the valley of the Cance. A small departmental road borders this picturesque valley offering beautiful landscapes. The lake of Vert is a beautiful walk in spring or autumn. The town is crossed by an old railway line that linked Annonay to the valley of the Rhone.

A reservoir of water was created by the farmers of the area: the lake of Vert, lake of fishermen very pleasant to discover and from where leave many walks.

In Vernosc, an atypical restaurant imitating a wagon is located on the old station of Midon.


Sunday 20 january
Min. -1°C - Max. 9°C
Monday 21 january
Min. 0°C - Max. 5°C
Tuesday 22 january
Min. -3°C - Max. 5°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The common Vernosc is covered and surrounded by many hiking trails to meet hikers or mountain bikers.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (3.4 mi)
Clay modelling in the Ardèche mountains
Arts and Crafts450 € Glun (15.8 mi)
Visit to a truffle farm
Local flavours10 € Romans-sur-Isère (17.9 mi)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Entertainment10 € Lapte (21 mi)
Larch wood boat ride on the Rhône
Nature and the great outdoors12 € to 30 € Vienne (22 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Towers Trail
HikeEasy1h30Tournon-sur-Rhône (11.9 mi)
Panoramic circuit
Village visitIntermediate4h00Désaignes (18.7 mi)
From Désaignes to Nozières
HikeAthletic7h00Désaignes (18.7 mi)
The Vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Désaignes (18.7 mi)
Walk around Devesset Lake
HikeEasy1h30Devesset (19.6 mi)


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