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Crocodile Farm – 50 Kms

Welcome to the fascinating world of reptiles. With ten species of crocodiles, Aldabra and Galapagos giant tortoises weighing between 80 and 150 kilogrammes, monitor lizards, snakes, tropical fish and birds, the Crocodile Farm has over 400 animals living on its premises. The park is composed of 8,000 m2 and 1,200 m2 conservatories and an outdoor […]

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Erik Borja’s zen garden – 20 kms

Started in 1973 and regularly improved since then, all these Japanese and Mediterranean-inspired gardens were designed as a complete work by Erik Borja, sculptor and plastic artist. A location for harmony and serenity to commune with Mother Nature. Ever since interested in Japanese civilization and particularly in landscaping, Erik Borja gives us here his own […]

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Bird Zoo – 45 Kms

While walking through this zoological and botanical park you will discover more than one thousand birds ( 200 different species ) of the 5 continents, scattered along 6 shaded and undulating hectares. A peculiar care was taken in order to show splendid birds, while respecting their biotope for their own well-being. But the Birds’ Garden […]

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Rail-Bike – 20 Kms

The Gorges du Doux rail-bike follows twelve kilometres of the historic Vivarais Railway Line built in 1891. Carved into the mountainside, featuring many notable landmarks (bridge, viaducts, tunnel), this line offers a unique way to discover the magnificent landscape of the Gorges du Doux, tributary of the northern Rhône. More at    http://www.velorailardeche.com/index-gb.php

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Postman Cheval’s Ideal Palace – 40 kms

April 1879. During one of his rounds, Ferdinand Cheval, rural postman, 43, stumbles against such an odd stone that it awakes a dream. Real self-taught, he devotes 33 years of his life to build a dream palace in his garden alone. His inspiration comes from nature, postcards and the very first illustrated magazines that he […]

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Via Rhona – 9 Kms

ViaRhôna has a grand ambition – to lead you by bike, beside the Rhône River, from Lake Geneva to France’s Mediterranean beaches! Follow a route linking the Mediterranean to northwest Europe that has been used by successive civilizations for over 2,000 years. Wonderful landscapes, towns, villages, vineyards and gastronomy await you along the way. The […]

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Tournon castle – 9 Kms

Dating from the 10th, the 14th and the 16th Century , the castle of Tournon, labelled “Musée de France”, houses the museum. Discover the rich and varied collections from the middle ages to the present day. It includes history of navigation on the Rhône. More at    http://www.ville-tournon.com/chateau-musee

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Tourism Office

We’re here to serve you all year round at our offices in central Tain l’Hermitage and Tournon-sur-Rhône. Tournon office : Centre culturel de la Tourette BP47 07301 TOURNON SUR RHONE cdx Tain Office : Place du 8 mai 45 26600 TAIN L’HERMITAGE Tel : 00 (33) 04 75 08 10 23 Fax : 00 (33) […]