Monts d'Ardèche natural regional Park

DISCOVER the Ardèche mountains

History and heritage

The Monts d'Ardèche natural regional Park is a middle mountain region which offers varied landscapes with in places a real sense of wildness which contrast with the cultivated terraces, there is a strong emphasis on the growing of chestnut groves, historic know how, volcanism and an outstanding architectural heritage.chapelle st mdard NK - Copie web

From the unique villages at the foot of the volcanoes, to the deep gorges shaped by the tumultuous mountain streams, the diversity and quality of the landscapes of the Monts d'Ardèche are majestic. So don't wait to venture in to this region and discover its great heritage and witness its outstanding beauty.


Museums and historic houses

Find the numerous places of interest marking out the valleys! All these places have one thing in common, they embrace the history and heritage of the Monts d'Ardèche. They are major sites helping you to discover and understand the unique surroundings of the Monts comuse du moulinage - Copied'Ardèche.

Most of the historic houses and museums have permanent exhibitions. They also provide a wide range of activities for all visitors: walks, workshops, concert... an open invitation to a living discovery of our cultural heritage!


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Must-see places

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The Monts d'Ardèche natural regional Park has been created in a land of diverse, high quality landscapes.

Among the numerous special places to discover, some are a must to be seen.


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Architectural and cultural treasures

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The geological history has created a region of strong contrasts. Man got used to this difficult landscape, they built and cultivated its sheer slopes living in harmony with nature. Day after day, stone after stone, a history has developed, marked by the tenacity of its inhabitants.
Find out now the traces of this remarkable history.

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Majestic nature

From the bottom of the southern valley to the windy crests exposed to the harshness of the climate, the Monts d'Ardèche natural regional Park is also appreciated for the diversity of its natural wealth.mont gerbier-de-jonc - sources de la loire - Copie

Here, a peat bog, there a wood of tortuous beech trees, a fast flowing river.

From the spring daffodil to the wild and fragile orchids: the diversity of flora is not only seen in our protected areas. It's everywhere, even up to the walls of the old houses.

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Arts and crafts

For over ten years the Monts d'Ardèche natural regional Park has invited you to discover its richness of the knowledge and artistic skills, meeting these talented creators in the heart of their workshops.

Fine craftsmen, artists, visual and work in the villages, valleys, and the slopes of the Monts d'Ardèche, welcoming inhabitants and visitors alike in to their workshops most of the year.

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Stays, week-ends and theme afternoons

All through out the year, the inhabitants of the Monts d'Ardèche, fond of their work and their region, offer you farm visits, cook workshops, taste week-ends... 


terroir 1 - photo 3 - CopieThere are many ways to immerse oneself in to the local way of life, for special moments of sharing and conviviality. No folklore here, no recipes written down ... only real and spontaneous moments for curious visitors.


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Project followed by

Elected member: Jean-Daniel Balayn

Project officer: Nicolas Klee

Nicolas Klee

Soustainable tourism

Parc Naturel Régional des Monts d’Ardèche 
Domaine de Rochemure 
07380 JAUJAC 
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Guide des Maisons et Musées - Pass'Parc

Ecomusées, moulins et moulinages, énergies renouvelables, patrimoines culturels, agricoles et religieux

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