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©renaissance day at the Prieuré de Charriére in Châteauneuf de Galaure (drôme)|Patrick Gardin
ActivitiesGo back in timethis summer

Go back in time

When you love history, you choose guided tours. In Porte de DrômArdèche, there are passionate people who love, restore, safeguard and reveal all the secrets of sites such as Charrière in Châteauneuf-de-Galaure or the city of Diane de Poitiers in Saint-Vallier.

St Vallier:
City of Diane de Poitiers

Visit the city of Diane de Poitiers, countess of Saint-Vallier, duchess of Valentinois, favorite of Henri II, king of France.
Jean Tracol, the president of the association of the heritage of the town, classified as a remarkable heritage site, will reveal all the secrets of the town: Désiré Valette Hall, the Stone Bridge, the grain market, the street of the franchise….

An incredible journey back in time rich in details and anecdotes.
Guided tour every Wednesday from July 1 to August 31 from 18h to 20h.

At the time of the Benedictines

The association Patrimoine Castelneuvois has at heart to safeguard and bring to life this fabulous 16th century Fransiscan convent.
Major works have allowed the rebuilding of the roof of the chapel, the installation of stained glass windows, the maintenance of the surroundings….
Numerous events take place throughout the year (concerts, exhibitions, markets…) and in the summer, guided tours by site lovers.

Prieuré de Charrière in Châteauneuf-de-Galaure
Guided tours on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays from 15h to 17h.

New in 2022

Virtual reality

Other treasures

to discover

A small but rich heritage in Porte de DrômArdèche. You can discover for yourself other historical sites around the Ideal Palace during your stay: the Tower of Albon (cradle of the Dauphiné), the Tower of Arras/Rhône and its panorama on the Rhône, the stained-glass window in St Martin-des-Rosiers (Europe’s largest modern stained-glass window), the Marc Seguin Bridge (last suspension bridge still in service), the village and historical route of Moras-en-Valloire….

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©Visit of Moras-en-Valloire

The guided tours are always very enriching. They tell us anecdotes about the sites and we understand better the history of the place. Alone or in group, we love it!

Group of friends, visit on May 05, 2022

To vary the pleasures

In order not to get bored, we propose you other ideas of activities and outings for this summer. There is something for everyone: food lovers, sports enthusiasts, children …
All activities are to be booked online or directly at the tourist office in Hauterives