Discover the history and soul of Ardeche in 21 character villages 

Tucked away in the Ardeche countryside, the stones of these enchanting perched villages have been soaking up the southern sun for generations.  Each one is steeped in medieval atmosphere and authenticity, determined to maintain its local traditions.  Scattered along the valleys that run from north to south, the villages are lively, picturesque and sometimes mysterious too, the 21 emblematic communities all linked by the ‘Villages de Caractère’ quality charter.   Their aim, to provide a warm welcome and to invite visitors to share in their expertise and dynamism.  Architectural treasures that are guaranteed to put you under their spell. 

Remarkable villages to discover from north to south Ardeche

Couple at “Le Bec Figue” Bistrot de Pays, in the village with outstanding character of Labeaume, in summer

Bistrot de Pays – Le Bec Figue

An authentic village bistro in the heart of Labeaume, Le Bec Figue offers homemade dishes with a southern flavour, prepared with seasonal fresh produce sourced from local farmers and growersRecommended by travel guides, with a specialist grocery on site and with locally-made icecreams.   

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