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Le Château, a campsite near the Ideal Palace of the Postman Cheval

The Drôme des Collines is the ideal region to recharge your batteries, to discover an exceptional cultural heritage and gastronomy, to visit or to go on foot or by mountain bike.

Located less than an hour from Lyon, we offer you ideas for outings and visits in the vicinity of Camping Le Château.

Come and dream around the Ideal Palace of the Postman Cheval

The Ideal Palace of the Postman Ferdinand Cheval ….

Built in the village of Hauterives, only 300m walk from Le Château campsite.

The spectacular realisation of the dreams of a country postman who devoted his life to it.

 

10,000 days, 93,000 hours, 33 years of trials…

The moving story of a man who, throughout his life, single-handedly built the building of his dreams: Le Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval, a magical place unique in the world… a masterpiece!

 

One of the most beautiful naive art structures of its time.

 

“A visit not to be missed and exceptional”.

Marques Avenue

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Great Deals

5 km away, the farm “des Chèvres qui dansent” in Grand Serre offers a free visit. You will be able to participate in the milking of the goats to collect the milk used to make cheese. A tasting is planned as well as a sale on the spot.

A must! Factory outlets only 15 minutes from the campsite: it’s here

With Lafuma, Lafuma mobilier, Millet, Eider, Oxbow, Aubade, Jars céramique and Revol porcelain!

28 km away, in Romans sur Isère, Marques Avenue offers you more than 100 factory outlets, low prices and a pleasant setting!

33 km away, in Tain l’Hermitage, in the heart of the Rhône Valley, the “Cité du Chocolat” stands alongside the historic Valrhona chocolate factory.

Take the time to reach Tournon by the footbridge over the Rhône to discover its magnificent castle.

The Jaboulet and Chapoutier wine cellars and the little vineyard train will welcome you for tastings and a few aperitifs in the vineyards. A breathtaking panoramic view!

La Cité du Chocolat

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The Slides Parc water park is made up of around twenty modules with an obstacle course, giant slide, climbing wall, catapult, etc…

Laughter guaranteed!

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This medieval village, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, is considered one of the jewels of the Rhône-Alpes heritage.

You will discover the abbey church, its Antonine treasure and its museum dedicated to the Hospitallers of Saint Anthony. Not forgetting its art shops and the village square where craftsmen and traditional restaurants mingle.

A visit “out of time” with or without a guide.

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The largest animal park in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes. In an exceptional natural environment, you will meet more than 130 species! Walking tour of about 3 or 4 hours, car safari of about 1 hour. On site a snack bar, picnic area, and Safari Splash: a 600 m2 multi-sensory water play area.

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Nestled in the exuberant nature of the Choranche cirque, in the Vercors massif, the Grotte de Choranche is one of the most beautiful caves in France!
The fistulous stalactites, real calcite straws, overhang the lakes and underground rivers. The chambers are more than 30 metres in diameter and 15 metres high, offering remarkable underground views!

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Dedicated to white water sports (rafting, kayaking, white water swimming, stand up paddle). The leisure centre is ideal for spending a pleasant day with family or friends.

Picnic area and restaurant on site.

Easy-buggy

Get behind the wheel of a Buggy and go out into the countryside to discover the Drôme des collines. Supervised rides 7 days a week on reservation.

Several formulas for guaranteed sensations!

Driver’s licence required, passengers from 4 years old

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For almost a thousand years, mysterious springs have graced the landscape and given rise to a curious rock: tuff… Stop in front of these incredible natural constructions formed by the limestone waters coming from the Chambaran plateau.

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Dans un cadre magnifique, venez découvrir un site exceptionnel et ses 4 labyrinthes formant spirales, impasses et chemins romantiques. Plus de 6000 arbres et 7 km de parcours dans la tonnelle de Glycine, Lavandes, Cyprès et Charmilles. Un site idéal pour les enfants, les jeunes et toute la famille.

Aires de pique-nique, plage de sable fin avec aire aquatique et brumisateurs,
parkings gratuits et animaux autorisés.

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A tropical reserve of 10,000m2, this is the largest European park dedicated to reptiles.

700 animals in semi-liberty, 600 species and varieties of exotic plants in a luxuriant jungle.

Here you will travel far!

Surprising daily entertainment, play areas and exclusive experiences.

Take advantage of the day to admire some of the magnificent villages in the south of the Drôme: Mirmande, La Garde Adhémar…

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At Lac des Vernets, the pleasures of water are omnipresent. Pedal boats, canoes and, for the little ones, a supervised swimming pool. Picnic area, snack bar, etc.

Before or after swimming, go to St-Barthélémy-de-Vals and discover the Roches qui dansent…

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With all its activities, the Oasis Aventura Park allows you to spend an unforgettable day of leisure and offers a wide choice of activities for both adults and children!

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Pedal in the heart of a preserved nature, on an old railway line. A fun and friendly experience to share with family and friends.

Activity to be combined with the steam train.

Reservation required at least 48 hours before the date.

Musee-de-la-chaussure

In Romans, the shoe capital, come and discover shoes from the oldest to the most extravagant in the exceptional setting of the former Convent of the Visitation. In the town, eight monumental shoes lead you directly to the museum.

Every Sunday morning there is a lovely market in the historic lower town.

Bateau-à-roue-royans

Experience a suspended moment on the water, 1h30 of commented cruise.

Not accessible to wheelchair users.

Dogs on a lead are allowed.

Good deal: smart packages by grouping activities.

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In an exceptional setting, an unexpected place where well-being rhymes with nature. Spa with hammam, relaxation pool, relaxation area…

Face and body treatments, wellness massages, compose your ideal relaxation.

Restaurant on site.

Lyon

A city that preserves a heritage of which its inhabitants are proud and which they enhance by bringing them to life: The traboules, the visit of Fourvière by funicular, the restaurants with their many specialities, the bookshops on the banks of the Saône, the art galleries or the second-hand goods and architecture that enliven Vieux-Lyon are some examples.

ViaRhôna

This 815 km cycle route takes you from the Alpine panoramas to the beaches of the Camargue, crossing the emblematic landscapes of the Côtes du Rhône vineyards and those of southern Provence. Along the way, the ViaRhôna covers more than 2,000 years of history and rich heritage, alternating between safe greenways and shared roads.

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The atmosphere of the past is striking!

The Mastrou, the Train des Gorges, the Lamastre express or the Train du marché choose the formula that will please you.

You can combine 2 activities: Steam train + Velorail.

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Exhibitions and displays, a walkway with spectacular views over the rivers and the listed site of the Hanging Houses.

A unique collection of nearly 2000 bottles of water from all over the world.

Tasting and relaxation at the water bar to finish your journey along the water.

A place to share with your family in Pont en Royans.

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On the Vernaison river which flows straight down from the Vercors through the Grands and Petits Goulets, a cool place, easily accessible on foot. Perfect for a 15 minute family walk. At 200 meters, you will find the green waterfall.

Fishing is possible, swimming is not allowed, picnic.