Natural history museum of Ardèche - Paleodiscoveries
In a bright, modern decor, more than 600 original fossils tell the story of the rocks and landscapes of Ardèche. Embark on an unusual journey through 500 million years of history. This adventure is suitable for young children too, thanks to the explanations provided and to the...
Castel of Roure
A medieval château dating from the 15th century, a testament to the Wars of Religion. Explore these authentic rooms, the silkworm farm, the silk ecomuseum and the 360° panoramic view from the donjon. Meet the ghost from oblivion. Trebuchet demonstrations.
The ‘alternative tour’ is a new concept for a tour that is completely safe and suitable for anyone aged 0 to 108 who wishes to don a powerful head torch (provided) and explore a genuine but secured cave.
Aven Marzal : the cave
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...
Grotte de la Madeleine
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.
Museum of lavender
Come and see how essential oils are extracted, and how a flower is magically transformed by artisanal distillation.
Castle of Vogüé
The Château de Vogüé invites you to walk in the footsteps of the marquis of Vogüé and thus discover the history of this site and of the prestigious family from Vivarais.
Sainte Marie's abbey church
Cruas abbey church, Romanesque architecture masterpiece, is the witness of Cruas monks eventful past. Don't miss the monastic podium (12th century) rediscovered 40 years ago, as well as the crypt (11th century) and the mosaic (12th century).
Overlooking the Rhône valley from its neck, Rochemaure castle (black balsalt), probably built by the Adhémar family from Montélimar between the 11th and 12th century, has still not give up all its mysteries. The old village is well worth a visit and offers a wonderful lookout.
Farmhouse Daudet. Museum & Playground in the heart of nature.
In this authentic Provençal farmhouse, the family home of Alphonse Daudet, visit the Ardèche of the 19th century, learn about silkworm farming, past and present, and get to know...
Come and visit the museum and the archaeological site of Alba-la-Romaine. Travel back in time to the Gallo-Roman Ardèche!
Grotte de Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche
In the very heart of the Ardèche Gorges, you will be amazed by the immensity of this cave’s galleries, the wealth of its concretions including the bewitching limestone basin (gour) waterfall which is unique in Europe. One-hour visit. 2 sound and light shows.
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
In lush green surroundings, the majestic Cave and the modern Prehistoric Museum offer a participative tour that’ll have you dreaming, exploring and learning as you share this let-go experience.
Association "Découvrir Saint-Montan"
This exceptional fortress and village has been restored and rebuilt stone by stone using traditional materials and building techniques thanks to thousands of international volunteers every summer.
Un tailleur de pierre vous fait découvrir son village ...
An offbeat one-and-a-half-hour tour. Discover the architecture and medieval history of a feudal village accompanied by Saint Montan’s very own stonecutter.
Grotte Chauvet 2 - Ardèche
Discover the first masterpiece of humanity from 36000 years ago: hundreds of hunting, running or fighting animals drawn from life. In a 20 hectare park, the grotte Chauvet II - Ardèche (largest cave replica in the world) recreates the magic of the UNESCO World Heritage listed...
The 100-roomed Bishops Palace opens its doors to reveal the amazing gigantic fireplaces in its medieval kitchens, its unique painted ceilings, imposing front and terrace overlooking the Rhône and botanical garden.
Melvita | Organic beauty shop
"Established in 1983, the Ardèche organic cosmetics brand, MELVITA, invites you to learn about its history and values and to follow a product throughout the different production stages, on a free guided tour of the factory. 10% discount at the on-site boutique."
Rail bike in South of Ardèche
Discover this unusual activity that children and adults love. The rail bikes, these little trucks specifically designed for railways, will take you on an adventure of 1 hour 30.
Les amis de Saint-Montan, visite guidée
Near the Rhône between Bourg Saint Andéol and Viviers, the limestone hills covered in fragrant garrigue conceal the medieval town of Saint Montan, one of Bas-Vivarais’ prettiest sites. Admire the remains of an imposing fortress, old dwellings and narrow streets.
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...
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.
Arnaud Soubeyran Nougat Museum
... Since 1837, everything has been cooked in the cauldron and has been manufactured on site in Montélimar!
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
Visit one of the most beautiful caves in France. Between Gard and Ardèche, its exceptional setting allows you to discover the wonders of nature: discs, cave pearls, crystal basin... return by small train. A 1-hour walk accessible to all ages.
The Salamandre cave
Welcome to the Kingdom of the Crystal Giants. Discover this magical cavity adorned with gigantic concretions exalted by colour and sound: activities for all, emotion included.
André Blondel CNR Hydroelectric Power Plant
The CNR site includes a hydroelectric plant opened in 1952 by President Vincent Auriol, the biggest producer of hydroelectricity at that time, and a river lock, also the biggest of its kind then.
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