15 days in Ardeche Itinerary

15 days in Ardeche Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Tournon-sur-Rhone
— 3 nights
Train + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
2
Orgnac-l'Aven
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Aubenas
— 6 nights
Drive:  10 h 45 min
End: Brussels

3
nights
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone ©
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee archeologique de Soyons and Espace Du Parchemin et du Cuir. Head to Boulangerie Baudouin, Le Delice Ardechois and La Fromagerie de Saint Perayfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Tournon-sur-Rhone side-trips: Domaine Boissonnet (in Serrieres), Jardin La Terre Pimprenelle (in Alboussiere) and A La Bosse des Anes (in Saint-Julien-le-Roux). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Chateau de Crussol, head outdoors with Panorama de Saint-Romain-de-Lerps, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center of Tournon sur Rhone, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Neron.

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Brussels, Belgium to Tournon-sur-Rhone is an approximately 8- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, Tournon-sur-Rhone is somewhat warmer than Brussels - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Orgnac-l'Aven.

Things to do in Tournon-sur-Rhone

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Soyons, Saint-Peray, Domaine Boissonnet, Boulangerie Baudouin, Le Delice Ardechois, Jardin La Terre Pimprenelle
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Passerelle Marc Seguin ©
Passerelle Marc Seguin
Chateau de Crussol ©
Chateau de Crussol
Musee archeologique de Soyons ©
Musee archeologique de Soyons

4
nights
Orgnac-l'Aven

Orgnac-l'Aven ©
Orgnac-l'Aven is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.The Aven d'Orgnac cave is located near the village. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac and Les Defiles de Ruoms. Let the collections at Museum Alphonse Daudet and L'Atelier de Maud capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orgnac-l'Aven: Cap07 (in Sampzon), Saint-Remeze (La Miellerie des Garrigues, Picobrasserie La Renarde, &more) and Le palais des Eveques (in Bourg-Saint-Andeol). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at River and Nature, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Saint-Montan, look for gifts at Nougaterie du Pont d'Arc, and relax in the rural setting at Ardeche Lamas.

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Do a combination of train and taxi from Tournon-sur-Rhone to Orgnac-l'Aven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In August in Orgnac-l'Aven, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Aubenas.

Things to do in Orgnac-l'Aven

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Remeze, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, Cap07, Les Defiles de Ruoms, Le palais des Eveques
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River and Nature ©
River and Nature
Aven Grotte Forestiere ©
Aven Grotte Forestiere
Les Defiles de Ruoms ©
Les Defiles de Ruoms

6
nights
Aubenas

Aubenas is a commune in the southern part of the Ardèche department in the Rhône Valley in southern France.It is the seat of several government offices. Discover out-of-the-way places like Le lac d'Issarles and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Popular historic sites such as Le ron des fades village miniature and Chateau de Ventadour are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to La Passerelle Himalayenne (Le Vieux Pont) (in Rochemaure), Caveau des Vignerons d'Alba (in Alba-la-Romaine) and La Dolce via (in Les Ollieres sur Eyrieux). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Chateau d'Aubenas, shop like a local with Mercurart, contemplate the long history of Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation, and take in the exciting artwork at La Maison des Artisans.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Aubenas online vacation planner.

You can drive from Orgnac-l'Aven to Aubenas in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Aubenas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aubenas

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Balazuc, Joyeuse, Le ron des fades village miniature, Mercurart, Balmes de Montbrun
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Le ron des fades village miniature ©
Le ron des fades village miniature
Chateau de Ventadour ©
Chateau de Ventadour