Things to do 

During your stay we will be happy to explain what to see and where to go to make the most of all the different facets of our beautiful region !

pont d'arc grotte


Between the Ardèche River Gorges Nature Reserve and the Cevennes, Southern Ardèche has an exceptional variety of wildlife, plants and geology. Our rolling rocky hills and streams are ideal for all outdoor sports - swimming, trail biking, hiking, canoeing, canyoning, climbing and caving…
The local limestone has been eroded by streams over the millennia to form amazing cave systems well worth a visit including the Aven d’Orgnac, the Grotte de la Madeleine and l'Aven Marzal…


The many dry stone villages of character include Balazuc, Naves, Labeaume, Thines, Banne and Vogüé… all worth exploring!
You can also discover traces of our oldest ancestors among the dolmens (burial mounds) scattered throughout the woods.
Partez également à la découverte de nos ancêtres au travers les nombreux dolmens disséminés dans les bois.

Balazuc Naves


Southern Ardèche has many museums conserving local arts, crafts and traditions including Vinimage (winemaking), Ma Magnanerie (silk worm rearing), and the Chestnut Museum…