© Tristan Shu

Ardeche in France to discover

Between canyons, underground caves and preserved areas, between chestnut groves, vineyards and perched villages, Ardèche region is very natural, rural, authentic and welcoming; a tasty land cultivating the art of living.

Wines: right bank, the rising sun.

Among the northern Côtes du Rhône of Ardèche, three renowned appellations have stamped their seals on this specific area of Ardèche to Valence north-west. Saint Joseph, Cornas, Saint Peray! Names evocative of racy wines, typical reds and sparkling whites.

Vins des Côtes du Rhône
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Chestnut, the taste of Ardèche

In Ardèche, chestnut represent landscape and seasons; it is a history, know-how, hot or iced, sweet or savoury pleasures. It is a little bit the soul of the land. With the AOP Châtaigne d'Ardèche (PDO) Chestnut of Ardèche, the chestnut growers strive to preserve it by guaranteeing the best.

Châtaigne d'Ardèche
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The Ardèche Gorges: let the show begin!

Curtain up in Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche! The setting of the Ardèche Gorges Nature Reserve is spectacular. The route progresses along the canyon, at each lookout point nature improvises while the sun plays with the shadows and the depths.

Gorges de l'Ardèche
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Heritage and art of living

Ardèche many "villages of character" turn history pages one by one and tell each other. From Boucieu le Roi to Saint-Montan via Alba la Romaine or Beauchastel, each stopover tells visitors its stone secrets, its calades, its gardens and terraces.

Village d'Ardèche