17 days in Ardeche & Paris Itinerary

17 days in Ardeche & Paris Itinerary

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17 days in Ardeche & Paris Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Tournon-sur-Rhone
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Paris
— 8 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Le Cheylard
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Lablachere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Saint-Montan
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h
End: London

2
nights
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Chateau de Crussol, then see the interesting displays at Cite du Chocolat Valrhona, then take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Eden, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Center of Tournon sur Rhone.

Plan my day in Tournon-sur-Rhone using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

London, UK to Tournon-sur-Rhone is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Tournon-sur-Rhone due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Tournon-sur-Rhone hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Tournon-sur-Rhone

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cite du Chocolat Valrhona, Chateau de Crussol
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Cite du Chocolat Valrhona ©
Cite du Chocolat Valrhona
Le Jardin d'Eden ©
Le Jardin d'Eden
Chateau de Crussol ©
Chateau de Crussol

8
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and The Catacombs of Paris. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning website .

You can take a train from Tournon-sur-Rhone to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tournon-sur-Rhone in August, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Le Cheylard.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Jardin d'Acclimatation ©
Jardin d'Acclimatation

1
night
Le Cheylard

Le Cheylard ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Ecole du Vent, contemplate the long history of Chateau de Maisonseule, then head outdoors with Base Aquatique Eyrium, and finally see the interesting displays at Arche des Metiers.

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Traveling by car from Paris to Le Cheylard takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Le Cheylard hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Lablachere.

Things to do in Le Cheylard

Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Ecole du Vent, Base Aquatique Eyrium
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Base Aquatique Eyrium ©
Base Aquatique Eyrium
Ecole du Vent ©
Ecole du Vent
Arche des Metiers ©
Arche des Metiers

3
nights
Lablachere

Lablachere ©
Family-friendly places like Grotte de la Cocalière and Les Loups du Gevaudan will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Lablachere side-trips: Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac (in Orgnac-l'Aven), Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois (La Grotte des Demoiselles & Kayaking & Canoeing) and Aven Armand (in Meyrueis). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Bois de Paiolive.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lablachere itinerary planner.

You can drive from Le Cheylard to Lablachere in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lablachere are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Saint-Montan.

Things to do in Lablachere

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois, Aven Armand, Les Loups du Gevaudan, Grotte de la Cocalière, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
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La Grotte des Demoiselles ©
La Grotte des Demoiselles
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Grotte de la Cocalière ©
Grotte de la Cocalière

1
night
Saint-Montan

Saint-Montan ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Saint Marcel, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Alain Dumarcher, and then Head underground at Escale Aventure.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Montan road trip app .

You can drive from Lablachere to Saint-Montan in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Saint-Montan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Montan

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Grotte de Saint Marcel, Domaine Alain Dumarcher
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Escale Aventure ©
Escale Aventure
Grotte de Saint Marcel ©
Grotte de Saint Marcel
Domaine Alain Dumarcher ©
Domaine Alain Dumarcher

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