10 days in Ardeche Itinerary

10 days in Ardeche Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  12 h 30 min
1
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Labastide-sur-Besorgues
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tournon-sur-Rhone
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc ©
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a capital of prehistoric and cultural tourism. Visiting Caverne du Pont-d'Arc and Gorges de l'Ardeche will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac and L'Atelier de Maud. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vallon-Pont-d'Arc: Saint-Montan (Chateau de Saint-Montan & Escale Aventure). Next up on the itinerary: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, examine the collection at Museum Alphonse Daudet, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Picobrasserie La Renarde, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de la Selve.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vallon-Pont-d'Arc trip itinerary maker.

Manchester, UK to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is 1 hour. Traveling from Manchester in May, expect Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Labastide-sur-Besorgues.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Remeze, Saint-Montan, Les Defiles de Ruoms, Chateau de la Selve, Verasoie Musee Magnanerie
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Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Verasoie Musee Magnanerie ©
Verasoie Musee Magnanerie
Les Defiles de Ruoms ©
Les Defiles de Ruoms

3
nights
Labastide-sur-Besorgues

Labastide-sur-Besorgues ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Base Canyon de la Besorgues and La Foret de l'Aventure de Jaujac. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Le ron des fades village miniature and Chateau de Craux. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Labastide-sur-Besorgues: Ecole du Vent (in Saint-Clement) and Le lac d'Issarles (in Le Lac-d'Issarles).

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Labastide-sur-Besorgues itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Labastide-sur-Besorgues takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tournon-sur-Rhone.

Things to do in Labastide-sur-Besorgues

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jaujac, Chateau de Craux, Le ron des fades village miniature, Maison Jean Ferrat, Ecole du Vent
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Le ron des fades village miniature ©
Le ron des fades village miniature
Chateau de Ventadour ©
Chateau de Ventadour
Maison Jean Ferrat ©
Maison Jean Ferrat

2
nights
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone ©
On the 3rd (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Eden, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Center of Tournon sur Rhone, then snap pictures at Passerelle Marc Seguin, and finally stop by Boulangerie Baudouin, Le Delice Ardechois. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Domaine Boissonnet and then head outdoors with Barrage du Ternay.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tournon-sur-Rhone road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Labastide-sur-Besorgues to Tournon-sur-Rhone takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tournon-sur-Rhone

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boulangerie Baudouin, Le Delice Ardechois, Barrage du Ternay, Domaine Boissonnet
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Barrage du Ternay ©
Barrage du Ternay
Domaine Boissonnet ©
Domaine Boissonnet
Historic Center of Tournon sur Rhone ©
Historic Center of Tournon sur Rhone