Sightseeing in Southern Ardèche: top destinations To discover near La Grand'Terre Campsite

Southern Ardèche is full of lovely, charming villages and tourist attractions. Our articles are designed to simplify your sightseeing in and around Ruoms, and above all to ensure you have a fantastic holiday in our region!


Begin your trip in the village of Ruoms By staying at La Grand'Terre Campsite

Our family-friendly campground is located right nearby the mediaeval village of Ruoms, just brimming with curiosities.

If you want to learn everything there is to know about Ardèche wine, Néovinum offers a guided tour of a traditional wine cellar, followed by a tasting.

Lastly, for a festive, sociable holiday at a 4-star campsite, nothing beats the famous Aluna Festival, held each summer in Ruoms.

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Then explore Vallon-Pont-d'Arc Near the Ardèche Gorges

South of Ruoms is the charming village of Vallon-Pont-d'Arc. To discover its every facet, you could begin by admiring the stone archway of the Pont d'Arc before visiting the Pont d'Arc Cave.

Your stay will also be an opportunity for a sensational canoeing trip down the Ardèche Gorges, organized by Base Nautique du Pont d'Arc.

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Take advantage of them For sightseeing near Pont-d'Arc

A few kilometers from Vallon Pont-d'Arc, the villages of character Labeaume and Balazuc should fill lovers of history and picturesque places.

Sampzon is also a must, especially thanks to the mythical Rocher de Sampzon which overhangs it and offers a view on a phenomenal landscape.

The Castanea Museum in Joyeuse, also in the area, will make you discover the history of the chestnut in Ardèche.

For speleology enthusiasts, the Madeleine Cave in St-Remèze organizes guided tours dedicated to the whole family. You will also find the Lavender Museum.

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Visit the loveliest villages of character In Southern Ardèche

If you love nature and puzzles, the villages of Banne and Les Vans will win you over with the mysterious Païolive Wood flanking them.

Southern Ardèche has no shortage of charming spots. For example, not far from Ruoms, the village of Vogüé and its famous Renaissance château look forward to your visit.

For a gorgeous finish, venture to the northern part of Southern Ardèche and wander through Antraigues-sur-Volane, a village of character surrounded by beautiful rivers.

Not to mention: 

  • Aven d’Orgnac – Cave and Museum of Prehistory
  • Aven Grotte Forestière Cave
  • La Cocalière Cave (Gard department)
  • Cave of Saint Marcel d’Ardèche
  • Grotte de la Salamandre Cave (Gard department)
  • Mont Gerbier-de-Jonc – Source of the Loire
  • Ray-Pic Waterfall

As well as the following cultural activities:

  • La Ferme aux Crocodiles
  • Alphonse Daudet Museum – House of Ardèche Traditions
  • Terra Cabra – From goats to Picodon cheese
  • Château de Montréal
  • Château des Roure – Silkworm farm and silk museum
  • Verrerie d'Art – Glass blower
  • Le Mas du Moulin – Petting zoo
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