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  • 1 Gorges de l'Ardèche Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 07150 Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

    The famous Pont d'Arc requires no introduction. This monumental natural arch ushers you into one of the most imposing natural phenomena in the southern region of France in a most grandiose fashion. Most of the gorges were declared a protected nature ..

  • 2 Aven d'Orgnac Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Industrial tourism and theme park

    pl. Robert-de-Joly F - 07700 Saint-Remèze

    This sinkhole was discovered by Robert Joly in August 1935 and turned out to be a magnificent network of chambers with a great variety of concretions. Shaped by underground waters, the huge chambers are a testament to climate change in the quatenary ..

  • 3 Panorama Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 07130 Saint-Romain-de-Lerps

    Two viewing tables have been set up on either side of a chapel, commanding a grandiose, sweeping view which covers no less than 13 departments. To the east, the eye is drawn to the Vercors, with, beyond, the sparkling summits of the Alps and Mont Bla..

  • 4 Castle ruins Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    N86 F - 07130 Saint-Péray

    Situated on the Crussol mountainside, the ruins of the villette (small town) were a refuge for plain dwellers in times of trouble. Access to the castle dominating the Rhône from a height of 230m is along the side of the fortifications. It offers a re..

  • 5 Notre Dame Cathedral, Le Puy-en-Velay Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    r. des Tables F - 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay

    A Unesco World Heritage Site, this marvellous Romanesque-style building owes its originality to the influence of the East: inside, the nave is covered by a series of domes. The cathedral is an exceptional place, appearing to defy the laws of gravity ..

  • 6 Basilique Notre-Dame-du-Port Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    r. du Port F - 63000 Clermont-Ferrand

    This basilica is the most famous of the Romanesque churches of Lower Auvergne. Its assorted decoration contributes to the overall sense of harmony. Inside, the richly decorated chancel is surrounded by an ambulatory opening onto four radiant chapels...

  • 7 Puy de Dôme Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 63870 Montrodeix

    This volcano at an altitude of 1 465m commands a fine view of the Monts Dômes chain. To the north are volcanoes with craters (Petit Puy de Dôme, Grand Suchet, Puy de Côme, Pariou and Louchadière) and without (Petit Suchet, Clierzou and Sarcouy). To t..

  • 8 Dôme mountains Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 63000 Clermont-Ferrand

    Around 80 volcanoes stretch 40km westwards from Clermont, between the Sioule gorges and Grande Limagne. They are fascinating all year round, beginning with the Puy de Lemptégy (1018m), a fine example of an open-crater volcano. After hiking to the Puy..

  • 9 Saint-Même Cirque Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 73670 Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont

    Near Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont, this site at the heart of the Chartresue massif offers views over a rocky limestone landscape 400m high: from the cave halfway up, the Guiers Vif gushes forth forming two lovely waterfalls. The cirque is the starting po..

  • 10 Priory Church of St Peter and St Paul Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    F - 03210 Souvigny

    Two Romanesque bells dominate the priory. Only the left gate remains of the Romanesque building's west façade, preceded by an avant-corps with a gate and a wide Flamboyant-style aperture (15C). The central nave testifies to the influence of Cluny (do..

  • 11 Vallée de la Jordanne Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 15590 Mandailles-St-Julien

    The beauty of this valley comes from its villages clinging to the mountainside as well as the views of its summits, which are somewhat Alpine in appearance. Along the D17 from Rudez to St-Curgues-de-Jordanne, there are several departure points for hi..

  • 12 Rocher de Ronesque Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    D 459 F - 15130 Cros-de-Ronesque

    Formed on the site of an old peneplain, then covered as a result of volcanic activity and deeply sculpted by vast valleys, this rock is one of two basalt plateaux in the Carladès (part of the Vic-sur-Cère region). You can drive to a tiny chapel from ..

  • 13 Cirque du Falgoux Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    Pas de Peyrol F - 15140 Le Falgoux

    The Mars valley begins its life at the Falgoux cirque, hollowing out its course at the foot of the Puy Mary. This glacial cirque contains the largest forest in the département, made up of pectinate pines grown for commercial purposes.

  • 14 Belvédère de Mallet Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 15390 Auriac-de-Faverolles

    Beyond Auriac-de-Faverolles, visitors can embark on a number of scenic excursions along the D13, taking in the flooded valleys of the Truyère and Bès rivers. Once across the Bès, the road climbs upwards, offering views (to the right) of two rocky isl..

  • 15 Banne d'Ordanche Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 63150 La Bourboule

    This area is an ideal spot for a summer stroll and a popular location for model aeroplane enthusiasts. Leave Murat-le-Quaire on the D609 and follow the winding road as far as the car park. From here, a path leads up to the high pastures and an inform..

  • 16 Méandre de Queuille Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 63780 Queuille

    Hewn into the fractured rocks of this granite plateau, the Méandre de Queuille is sculpted by the Sioule river, which is widened at this point by a dam. The concave bank of the loop is high and studded with rocks; on the convex bank opposite, the riv..

  • 17 Corniche du Chassezac Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 07140 Mazet-Plage

    To come upon the grandiose Chassezac Canyon all of a sudden, as it winds its way along the feet of cliffs full of holes, turn left off the road going to Mazet beach into the first large car park, then take the path marked "Corniche", which ..

  • 18 Massif du Tanargue Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 07380 Jaujac

    This granite and gneiss mountain has been shaken to its core by geological movements, which have given it a somewhat tattered look. The terrain and the rather harsh climate make it a great spot for rock climbing and cross-country skiing, with devotee..

  • 19 Gerbier-de-Jonc Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 07510 Sainte-Eulalie

    It would be hard to miss this mountain, which looms at an altitude of 1 551m along the ridge separating the Loire and Rhône basins. Mt Gerbier, part of the Mézenc mountains, is made up of phonolithic rock, which forms unstable sections of fallen rock..

  • 20 Col de Rousset Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    D518 F - 26420 Saint-Agnan-en-Vercors

    This pass (1 254m) is located at the climatic border between the Northern and Southern Alps. Stop at the car park on the right at the entrance of the tunnel and look back towards Die. All the magic of the Drôme is laid out in the distance: limestone ..

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