Monts d'Ardèche natural regional Park

DISCOVER the Ardèche mountains


Quality of life, rich cultural heritage, wide open spaces: Ardèche is an outstanding area. Recognised as such through the creation of the Monts d'Ardèche natural regional Park in 2001.

An exceptional cultural heritage

P1130925The Park is witness to generations of human presence, our forefathers learnt to manage this rough and wild country, so they could live in harmony with nature: cultivated terraces, chestnuts, clever water management systems, hamlets built together on the slopes, mills etc.

Imposing countryside

canyoning-dans-la-Besorgues-NKThe natural Park reveals hidden treasures for all lovers of unspoilt countryside, authentic sites and local produce... Anyone fond of hiking, walking and outdoor activities will be delighted.


A wide range of activities


With more than 4000 km of hiking trails, 16 marked paths, 18 museums and historic houses, a wide range of outdoor activities, the Monts d'Ardèche is an ideal region to discover while having a wonderful holiday.


The Park's celebrations

march-de-la-myrtille-2012-NKThe agenda of the Monts d'Ardèche regional natural Park is full of numerous events. Guided walks, "Castagnades" (picking up chestnuts) from the Monts d'Ardèche, the blueberry fair, the Chestnut festival in May, the celebration of droving... All these events are special moments for you to share with us.


  • 11... "Castagnades", autumn chestnut fair.
  • 4000... kilometres of hiking trails!
  • 18... themed museums and historic houses to visit.
  • 1753... altitude of the highest mountain in the Park: the Mont Mézenc
  • 16... marked paths in the Park, to walk with friends or family!

While in the Monts d'Ardèche Park, little roads will lead you to lovely discoveries: a hamlet, cultivated terraces, a river, a volcano... and surely your own private piece of paradise!


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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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Carte du Parc

Aventurez-vous sur les petites routes et découvrez au détour d’un virage, un hameau, une auberge, un gîte, une rivière… et sûrement votre petit coin de paradis.

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Guide découverte des Monts d'Ardèche

Grâce à son art de vivre, ses richesses patrimoniales et ses grands espaces, l’Ardèche s’est au fil du temps révélée comme un territoire d’exception. Cette reconnaissance s’est traduite par la création du Parc naturel régional des Monts d’Ardèche en 2001 puis par sa labellisation en tant que Geopark mondial UNESCO en 2014.

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    Jaujac, Parc des Monts d'Ardèche


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