Sainte Marie Abbey
11th-12th century Roman church housing a crypt famous for its "fabulous bestiary" and a stunning cloistered platform with beautifully sculpted capitals. There's a mosaic in the apse commemorating Pope Urban II's visit in 1095.
Paleodiscoveries : Natural history museum of Ardèche
A collection of real fossils will take you back in time to see the Ardèche as it was millions of years ago. The museum is devoted to local paleontological heritage.
Château des Roure
Château des Roure (15th century) was a fortress on the old Pont d'Arc road. It gained historical importance from the Wars of Religion to the Camisard uprising. You can see a silk worm farm in one of the furnished rooms.
Aven Grotte Forestière. "Visitez Autrement"
It's easy to step through its natural entrance (Aven) and enter a wonderland rife with oddities sculpted by water and limestone: cauliflowers, rimstone, flowstone, stalagmite floor, fistulous and eccentric shapes to name but a few.
Château de Rochemaure
The castle of Rochemaure was probably built between the 11th and the 12th c. It towers over the Rhône valley from its dyke (basalt peak), and it is surrounded by the medieval fortified village. Beautiful view on the Valley.
Mas Daudet. Musée & Parc ludique en pleine nature.
Visit a real Ardèche farmhouse and Alphonse Daudet's family home with amazing architecture and collections. Silkworm farm, investigations, games and hikes.
A truly memorable experience.. wher you can discover different things ! Her, on this one site, unique in Europe, you will find caves to explore, a museum about the amazing subterranean world and a zoo called "The Dino Forest". Come and visit us for a day full of rich...
Madeleine Cave is one of the most amazing formations created by underground water. The sound-and-light show reveals another awe-inspiring side to it. The Madeleine belvedere has some of the best views of the Ardèche Gorges.
Musée de la Lavande
Go for a wonderful travel through colours and full with sensations. Come and see how to extract essential oil while discovering the magic transformation of a flower thanks the artisanal distillation. You will know all the secrets of a whole alchemy.
Castle of Vogüé
Château de Vogüé is owned by the Marquis of Vogüé and was very famous. The southern Ardèche heritage treasure stands out for its interiors' architectural wealth and magical grounds.
Un tailleur de pierre vous fait découvrir son village ...
A travel of 1 hour through defensive walls and defence systems of a medieval village dating from the 11th and 13th century with a stone cutter. A pedagogical discovery commented followed by a demonstration of stone cutter (30 mn).
Caverne du Pont d'Arc
See mankind's first masterpiece and UNESCO World Heritage site on a trip to Pont d'Arc Cave with a reconstruction of this 36,000 year old cave art treasure.
Visiting the Alba la Romaine museum and archaeological site is a trip back to Gallo-Roman times.
Grotte de Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche
In the heart of the Gorges de l'Ardèche, you will love the Saint-Marcel cave with the size of its galleries and the richness of its concretions, including the enchanting cascade of Gours. Unique in Europe! Guided tour of 1h - 2 sound and light shows.
The residence of the bishops of Viviers since the 13th century. This splendid building with enclosed court is classified as a historical monument.
Melvita | Boutique de produits de beauté bio
Organic cosmetics and hygiene products and dietary supplements. Nestled on a hillside in the south of the Ardèche, but also distributed to Asia, Melvita opens the doors of his factory eco-built, high-tech site in the heart of nature.
Lussas Wildlife Park
Set sail on a magical trip to the animal world. Unique concept: get up close and personal with most of the animals when you step into their pens. Meet 300 farm animals on a fabulous family outing!
Aven d'Orgnac – The Cave
Get back to your roots in a world of natural wonder on an amazing day out! The majestic cave and modern, playful and interactive Prehistory City lie in a leafy setting where you can dream, explore, learn, share and breathe.
Les amis de Saint-Montan, visite guidée
Guided tours and exhibitions from April until September. Reservation required at the Expo-Musée (Rue de la Poterne). Group visits all year through on demand. An exceptional medieval site from the 10th to the 15th century.
Association "Découvrir Saint-Montan"
The castle is famous for its little quadrangular building on the far east of the land. It's 6x7m and its walls are 1.40m thick. It was built in the early 12th century.
Château de Grignan
Travel through 1000 years of history in the biggest Renaissance palace in the South East of France, fully furnished and made famous by the Marquise of Sévigné. Discover a breathtaking landscape with a 360° view over the Provence landscape, lavender fields, the Mont Ventoux...
Arnaud Soubeyran Nougat Museum
... Since 1837, everything has been cooked in the cauldron and has been manufactured on site in Montélimar! To its wide range of sweets of Provence, Arnaud Soubeyran House adds some chocolate, biscuits, home baked pastries, a sweet workshop, a tea room, a restaurant for...
Château des Adhémar
Outstanding example of Romanesque architecture located in the upper reaches of the town of Montélimar, the Château des Adhémar is a medieval palace which now serves as a contemporary arts centre. The artistic programme on offer focuses on heritage.
La ferme aux crocodiles
Come and discover the wonderful world of reptiles at the Crocodile Farm. Over 600 animals (crocodiles, snakes, turtles, birds, fishes) in a tropical greenhouse with over 600 different exotic plants.
EDF Tricastin (nuclear power station)
How is electricty produced? Come and discover it at the Tricastin nuclear power station !
Château de Suze-la-Rousse
A medieval fortress set in a huge wooded park planted with Mediterranean species, the château houses a magnificent Renaissance internal courtyard. Situated in prestigious vineyards, the place is dedicated to history and to the wine-growing / wine-making heritage of the area.
Grotte de la Cocalière
Come and discover the Cocalière, one of France's greatest caves, and set off on a wonderfull journey to the center of the Earth, between Gard and Ardèche. Return by little train.
Grotte de la Salamandre
The belvedere wheelchair accessible, the guided visit, the "Grand Rappel": 50 meters of descent, backstage of the Salamndre = 4 possibilities to discover this giant area decorated by splendid concretions revealed by light and music.
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