Camping le PEYROLAIS
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History and architecture enthusiasts will feast on villages steeped in history, their museums and Provençal built heritage.
Start with a visit to Saint-Julien-de-Peyrolas, the village where you will stay, with the scent of history and Provençal terroir. Small fortified city of the XNUMXthe century, you will be able to stroll in its typical alleys, among the remains of the old ramparts, its place of the keep and its superb Romanesque church.
Many villages will delight you with their beauty and traditional architecture. Among them, some are classified among the Most Beautiful Villages of France:
- Aiguèze. You will enjoy a spectacular panorama on the arrival of the gorges of the Ardèche and Mont Ventoux. Medieval village with a rich and authentic history, your steps will take you through its narrow streets with houses oscillating between Romanesque and Renaissance, on the rampart walk of its old castle or to its beautiful parish church with multiple artistic influences. More information on provenceoccitane.com.
- Montclus. Nestled in an exceptional natural setting, in a bend of the Cèze river, you will cross the Moulin bridge to reach this remarkable village with small medieval alleys which have retained its charm and authenticity over time. All information on provenceoccitane.com.
Continue your historic journey to Bagnols-sur-Cèze, on the banks of the Cèze, capital of Occitan Provence. A former medieval village, the city will delight lovers of classic facades and mansions, including the most emblematic, the Town Hall. On the second floor of the town hall, the Albert-André museum of modern and contemporary art will offer you the opportunity to browse the works of Bonnard, Matisse or Renoir.
Do not miss its renowned market every Wednesday morning, present in its alleys since the XNUMXthe century! Information on provenceoccitane.com.
If you prefer to delve into the origins of art, head to the Caverne du Pont d'Arc, an identical replica of the famous Chauvet cave. A 36-year voucher to return to the origins of art and discover more than 000 prehistoric drawings and paintings. An incredible and unmissable visit!
All the information for your visit on: pontdarc-ardeche.fr.
If you like to succumb to the charm of natural sites, the Ardèche is the ideal region to satisfy your desires.
Among the many possible visits, do not miss one of the specificities and wonders of the Ardèche: its underground caves. Among them, two deserve your attention:
- Aven d'Orgnac. Great site in France, you will discover a magical world, in a real underground cathedral with extraordinary volumes! Continue your visit with the city of prehistory, a museum space that will immerse you in the origins of humanity. Information on orgnac.com.
- La Grotte de la Madeleine, on Saint-Remèze. Directly above the Gorges de l'Ardèche, the Madeleine cave will impress you with its volumes and curious concretions, highlighted by a stunning sound and light show! Do not miss the view from its belvedere, offering a unique point of view over the gorges. Information on grottemadeleine.com.
Find all the information on the different sites and possible visits on: provenceoccitane.com.
It's impossible to talk about the Ardèche without addressing one of the region's flagship sports: canoeing. Whether you are a beginner, seasoned practitioner or just curious to discover the Ardèche on the water, you will find something to satisfy your desires depending on your level.
Discover the charter Canoe.
Alone, in pairs, with family or friends, you can descend the Cèze or the Ardèche at your own pace, and complete courses of different lengths according to your desires and your abilities. You can either rent a canoe or surround yourself with a professional guide for your descent.
The Ardèche is THE must-see canoeing spot in France, accessible to all. Routes ranging from 7 to 30 km are possible, over a half-day, a day or even several days. You will be struck by the splendor of these gorges cut into the rock and the richness of its natural heritage. If you take the time, you might spot Bonelli's eagle which has taken up residence in the gorges. Do not miss the passage under the mythical Pont d'Arc, this majestic natural arch. The 7 km descents will be particularly suitable for family initiation with children. From 12 km of course, you will enjoy the joys of the river, between rapids and slides, these natural slides. For the more athletic or the most motivated, very beautiful descents of more than twenty kilometers can be proposed to you in the Nature Reserve, accessible only on foot or by canoe, to discover the most secret but also the wildest part. gorges. Experienced kayakers can, if they wish, try the full descent of the Ardèche for around thirty kilometers, to fill up on thrills! For the descent of the Ardèche, go to: canoe-kayak-ardeche.com and face-sud.com.
For the rental of canoes and the organization of descents of the Ardèche over 12 km, the camping invites you to contact his partner ALB Canoes on Saint-Martin d'Ardèche.
For rental or a descent over 24 or 32 km, contact the partner of the camping Les Bateaux du Pont in Saint-Martin d'Ardèche.
La Cèze offers great opportunities for family downhill skiing. Several rapids, simple and easy to cross, will help you navigate and will make this descent a fun and educational course, ideal for learning with children. Various routes, generally between 5 and 12 km, will be offered. From the small introductory course to longer descents to discover the natural sources, the very rich flora and fauna and finish with the Gorges de Saint-Gély, you will inevitably find a ride that suits you! Do not miss: the many beaches that punctuate your route and allow you to take well-deserved swimming breaks! Information on ceze-canoes.fr.
Find all the information on professionals and river descents on: provenceoccitane.com.
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