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The Ardèche plateau is a region rich in heritage, natural and cultural.
Beyond our towns, discover the region and its major sites, only a few kilometers from home.
Castle of Arlempdes
Historical remains in a village classified among "the most beautiful villages of France" and "Village Auvergne character." Built on a volcanic peak by Montlaur Arlempdes the first Loire chateau (twelfth to the fourteenth century), overlooking stunning wild gorges. One of the most unusual Velay sites. Complete restoration of the Saint-Jacques (twelfth century) in 2003. Open from March to October. Open Houses (ticket and key to ask the Manoir hotel from 8h to 18h). Guided tours (30 minutes) from 1 July to 31 August from 14h to 18h except Saturday. Classified site.
Tel. : +33.(0)220.127.116.11.14
Lake of Naussac
Tel. : +33.(0)4.66.69.01.38
Abbey of Notre Dame des Neiges
The Abbey of Notre Dame des Neiges, founded in 1850 is a haven of beauty and peace. The community of Cistercian monks, Trappist said, is pleased to welcome you.
Saint Laurent les Bains
Tel. : +33.(0)18.104.22.168.00
Racket / orientation site of le Pal
Saint Cirgues en Montagne
Northern area of la Chavade - Bel Air
Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, buoy.
Pont du Diable (Devil's Bridge)
Lookout Causeway which was a breathtaking view overlooking the Pont du Diable.
Web : http://www.thueyts.fr
Geological curiosity, waterfall Pourcheyrolles was born of a volcano. It springs from a basalt flow of 32 m high overlooking the Fontaulière.
Tel. : +33.(0)22.214.171.124.72
Ray Pic waterfalls
On the road from Péreyres to Lachamp Raphaël, gazebo with table orientation can admire the site of Ray Pic. A new footpath, (15 minutes walk) to get to the foot of the falls is open to the public again.
Tel. : +33.(0)126.96.36.199.99
The Mézenc phonolitic dome is a complex formed by coalescence of several mounted lava. Culminating at 1754 m, it is part of the volcanic massif of the same name.
Mount Mézenc has exceptional flora and its summit offers spectacular views. Paragliding, acrobatic, cani-activities, hiking together: this is a paradise for outdoor activities to be found on the website respirando.fr
In winter, the resort of Estables, nestled at the foot of Mont Mézenc, maintains its image as a family resort. The slate roofs and thatch confreres a real authenticity to the village, which is the highest in the Massif Central. Downhill skiing, cross country skiing or biathlon, snowshoeing, dog sledding, paragliding and even snowkiting await you!
Tel. : +33.(0)188.8.131.52.78
Mont Gerbier de Jonc
Needle volcano lava cooled long ago, the Loire has its cradle at the foot of this amazing natural viewpoint above 1551 m.
Tel. : +33.(0)184.108.40.206.78
Ruins of the Abbey of Mazan
Mazan Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey Vivarais installed in the twelfth century. She had the largest church ever built in Vivarais. Founded between 1119 and 1123 she left magnificent ruins, partly restored.
Tel. : +33.(0)220.127.116.11.04
Nordic station of la Croix de Bauzon
Main Alpine resort in Ardeche : tracks of all difficulties - snow cannons - Nordic skiing - equipment rental - (inn hotel, residence, gite ...) reception and accommodation facilities.
Tel. : +33.(0)18.104.22.168.93
Spa resorts in Ardèche.
Used since the Middle Ages, since ancient times, the Ardèche has several hot springs with specific properties. These waters to recognized therapeutic effects are at the origin of the emergence of three famous spa towns: