20 days in Ardeche Itinerary

20 days in Ardeche Itinerary

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20 days in Ardeche Itinerary

Start: Miami, Florida
Fly + Drive:  24 h
1
Meyras
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Labastide-de-Virac
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Balazuc
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Saint-Montan
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Alba-la-Romaine
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
7
Rochemaure
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Aubenas
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
9
Vals-les-Bains
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  24 h
End: Miami, Florida

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day
Meyras

Meyras ©
Meyras is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.GeographyThe river Lignon forms part of the commune's southeastern border, then joins the Ardèche, which flows east through the commune. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Ecomusee du moulinage, then find something for the whole family at La Foret de l'Aventure de Jaujac, then make a trip to Coulees Volcaniques, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Hautsegur.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Meyras trip planner .

Miami, USA to Meyras is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Miami in December, expect Meyras to be cooler, temps between 50°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Labastide-de-Virac.

Things to do in Meyras

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jaujac, Ecomusee du moulinage
Highlights from your plan
La Foret de l'Aventure de Jaujac ©
La Foret de l'Aventure de Jaujac
Chateau de Hautsegur ©
Chateau de Hautsegur
Ecomusee du moulinage ©
Ecomusee du moulinage

1
night
Labastide-de-Virac

Labastide-de-Virac ©
Labastide-de-Virac is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern FranceIt features a small fort dating back to the 16th century. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Roch, then Head underground at Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac, then explore the fascinating underground world of Aven de la Forestiere, and finally have fun at Indy Parc.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Labastide-de-Virac road trip planning app .

You can drive from Meyras to Labastide-de-Virac in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Labastide-de-Virac are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.

Things to do in Labastide-de-Virac

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Orgnac-l'Aven, Indy Parc, Eglise Saint-Roch
Highlights from your plan
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Eglise Saint-Roch ©
Eglise Saint-Roch
Aven Grotte Forestiere ©
Aven Grotte Forestiere

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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue de Carpentras, learn about winemaking at Chateau la Nerthe, then contemplate the long history of Roman Theatre of Orange, and finally step into the grandiose world of Forteresse de Mornas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Meteosite du Mont Aigoual, delve into the distant past at Notre Dame des Songes, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Pierre.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Vallon-Pont-d'Arc day trip planning website .

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is just a short distance from Labastide-de-Virac. In December, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 36°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Balazuc.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Notre Dame des Songes, Roman Theatre of Orange, Chateau de Suze-la-Rousse, Meteosite du Mont Aigoual, Chateau la Nerthe
Highlights from your plan
Forteresse de Mornas ©
Forteresse de Mornas
Meteosite du Mont Aigoual ©
Meteosite du Mont Aigoual
Synagogue de Carpentras ©
Synagogue de Carpentras

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night
Balazuc

Balazuc ©
Balazuc is a French commune in the Ardèche department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of southern France.The village has been labelled a "Village of Character" by the Departmental Committee of Tourism. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get your game on at MPKARTING.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Balazuc trip itinerary tool .

Balazuc is just a short distance from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc. In December, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Saint-Montan.

Things to do in Balazuc

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Joyeuse, MPKARTING, Tour de Brison
Highlights from your plan
Tour de Brison ©
Tour de Brison

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nights
Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan ©
On the 23rd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Viviers Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Chateau Bizard, then pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle, then see the interesting displays at Atelier musee de la soie, and finally examine the collection at Musee de la truffe et du vin.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saint-Montan online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Balazuc to Saint-Montan in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Saint-Montan can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel to Alba-la-Romaine.

Things to do in Saint-Montan

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle, Musee de la truffe et du vin, Domaine des Escaravailles, Chateau Bizard, Viviers Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle
Atelier musee de la soie ©
Atelier musee de la soie
Jardin des Herbes ©
Jardin des Herbes

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night
Alba-la-Romaine

Alba-la-Romaine ©
On the 26th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Chateau D'Alba la Romaine, then make a trip to Site Archelogique d'Alba-la-Romaine, and then examine the collection at Jardin des Herbes.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Alba-la-Romaine using our trip planner.

Alba-la-Romaine is just a short distance from Saint-Montan. In December, daily temperatures in Alba-la-Romaine can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rochemaure.

Things to do in Alba-la-Romaine

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Balmes de Montbrun, Jardin des Herbes
Highlights from your plan
MuseAl ©
MuseAl
Jardin des Herbes ©
Jardin des Herbes
Chateau D'Alba la Romaine ©
Chateau D'Alba la Romaine

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nights
Rochemaure

Rochemaure ©
Rochemaure is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France. On the 27th (Wed), shop like a local with L' Artisan Nougatier and then examine the collection at City Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rochemaure vacation builder .

Rochemaure is just a stone's throw from Alba-la-Romaine. In December, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 39°F. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Aubenas.

Things to do in Rochemaure

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Le Poet-Laval, Montelimar, Village de Mirmande, Abbatiale Sainte-Marie
Highlights from your plan
L'Artisan Nougatier ©
L'Artisan Nougatier
Village de Mirmande ©
Village de Mirmande

2
nights
Aubenas

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. On the 29th (Fri), stop by Boulangerie Baudouin, Le Delice Ardechois and then examine the collection at Arche des Metiers. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mende Cathedral and then trek along Chemin Urbain V.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Aubenas trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Rochemaure to Aubenas in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Aubenas are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vals-les-Bains.

Things to do in Aubenas

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Mende, Arche des Metiers, Boulangerie Baudouin, Le Delice Ardechois, Le Jardin de Nelly
Highlights from your plan
Chemin Urbain V ©
Chemin Urbain V
Mende Cathedral ©
Mende Cathedral
Arche des Metiers ©
Arche des Metiers

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nights
Vals-les-Bains

Vals-les-Bains ©
Vals-les-Bains is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France. Get some historical perspective at Chateau de Craux and Chateau de Maisonseule. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chapelle des Penitents and Maison Champanhet (espace muséographique). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vals-les-Bains: Saint-Etienne (Church Sainte Marie & Musée du vieux Saint-Etienne), Collegiale de Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau (in Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau) and Chateau de Montivert (in Saint-Andre-en-Vivarais). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Francois Régis, stop by Boulangerie Baudouin, Le Delice Ardechois, contemplate the long history of TOURIST OFFICE OF VALS LES BAINS, and examine the collection at Espace Joseph Besset - Musee du charronnage au car.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vals-les-Bains trip tool .

Vals-les-Bains is very close to Aubenas. December in Vals-les-Bains sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vals-les-Bains

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Eglise Sainte Marie, Chapelle des Penitents, Espace Joseph Besset - Musee du charronnage au car, Musee des papeteries Canson et Montgolfier, Chateau de Montivert
Highlights from your plan
Collegiale de Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau ©
Maison Jean Ferrat ©
Maison Jean Ferrat
Chateau de Craux ©
Chateau de Craux