There are many villages in the area that are definitely worth a visit. Balazuc and Labeaume are among the most beautiful villages in France and are located only a few km from oour holiday homes.
In Labeaume at the other side of the bridge there is a viewpoint where you have a beautiful panoramic view over the whole village and the river.
Chauvet was discovered in
1994 by Jean-Marie Chauvet, Éliette Brunel and Christian
Hillaire. The cave contains the earliest known drawings in the
world (30,000 to 32,000 BC). At 1 mile from the real cave, a
copy has been built that is certainly worth a visit.
Phone +33 475 94 39 40
IIn the cave of Lablachère
you can taste and buy numerous quality wines and regional wines.
Highly recommended are the wines Chatus, Faisses, Viognier and
the organic wine Les Beauzons.
Phone +33 475 36 65 37
One of the most beautiful
caves in France is located in the neighbourhood. The Cocalière
cave is definitely worth a visit. During the summer it is nice
place to cool down.
Phone +33 466 24 34 74
PAINTBALL offers you an outdoor sports activity where teams
can compete on different terrains. Equipped with one
air-filled marker and biodegradable paintballs, a safety
mask, a suit and a protective chest protector.
Phone +33 475 89 09 09
farm is a zoo with a large indoor enclosure that houses many
hundreds of crocodiles. This crocodile zoo is located in
Pierrelatte. In addition to the crocodiles, there are also
turtles and birds to view.
Phone + 33 475 04 33 73
La Bambouseraie de Prafrance is a park with a bamboo forest
with stems up to 28 m high. The park was planted in 1856 by
Eugène Mazel. In this park there are also redwood trees and
one Japanese garden. This park is also accessible by a steam
train from St Jean du Gard.
Phone +33 466 61 70 47
The tower is said to have been built in the 8th century. In the summer, the tower still serves as a lookout for forest fires. From this one place you have a beautiful panorama. With clear weather you can even discover the Alps.
A few miles back you can visit Auberge de la Tour de Brison, where you can have a drink or a delicious meal (especially desserts) while you can enjoy the view.
In our holiday
homes you can find different maps with described walks.
We can also provide you with a hiking GPS or the GPX files of these hikes.
At Tour de la
Vierge in Chapias you have a very nice view of the complete
region, similar as at Tour de Brison.
The Chapias Tower is located on the route to the village Labeaume.
The Pont du
Gard is an aqueduct/bridge built by the Romans in the first
century AD. The structure is 49 meters high, making it the
highest antique bridge in the world. The bridge consists of
3 rows of arches placed on top of each other (6 arches in
the bottom layer, 11 in the second layer and 47 in the top
layer). This structure was also very rare in ancient times.
The gigantic structure was completed by about a thousand
people in just 5 years!
Phone +33 466 37 50 99
For those who
want to do urban exploring, we know some top secret places
in our area that are worth discovering.
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region is very suitable to be explored by motorbikes. A long
the way you can enjoy many beautiful panoramic views and
nice villages. We have several GPX motorcycle routes
Certainly a challenge for the better cornering!
town of La Garde-Guérin in the Cevennes used to be the
domain of the equal knights who guided and protected
travelers on the Voie Régordane.
The lookout tower from the 12th century offers a beautiful view over the gorges of the Chassezac.
artificial lake of Villefort welcomes you for water sports,
hiking, or simply to enjoy the sun on the equipped beach.
The nautical base team is at your disposal every day from 9
a.m. to 6 p.m. in a good-natured and relaxed atmosphere. As
you wish, you can enjoy sailing lessons with a qualified
instructor, or sail with friends, alone or with family on
our various boats.
The nautical base is open every year from mid June to the end of August.
Located in the
Ardèche, in the heart of the Tanargue massif, the Croix de
Bauzon ski station is located at 1365m altitude.
Croix de Bauzon is a nature and recreation area for hikers, mountain bikers and skiers.
In the Ardèche you have numerous restaurants with typical regional dishes: Auberge Les Murets, L'Olivier de Paiolive, Auberge Gonflée, Hotel de l'Europe, Auberge de la Tour Brison, Le Grain de Malice, Le Jardin Des Secrets and many others.
We are happy to give you
The vineyards in the south of the Ardèche offer a strong impression of the diversity of country wines, of the grape varieties and the wines with guaranteed designation of origin.
Lablachère has a cooperative winecave with very good regional wines.
Winegrowing is now the main
agricultural production in the Ardèche.