Explore the Rocher de Brion, a basalt dyke perched 900 metres above sea level that was home to a medieval village with a castle between 950 and 1050. Admire the Ardèche mountains on one side and the Eyrieux valley on the other.
Come and explore the interpretation trail and enjoy the marvellous views over the Eyrieux and Dorne valleys! Along the trail, you'll discover the history of this natural masterpiece with the help of interpretation panels. You'll see the old quarry and the remains of a medieval village with its castle.

Discovering the Rocher de Brion for the first time is a revelation. An archaeological and geological site with a rare wealth of botanical treasures, it fascinates visitors with the combination of all these different and complementary heritages. You will walk through the remains of a medieval village created in the heart of an ancient volcano.

Recent archaeological digs have revealed a few things, but have also left many mysteries unanswered… enough to arouse your curiosity! You’ll go from surprise to surprise, from the ramparts built of basalt organs to the summit of the Rocher, offering a fantastic view of the Eyrieux valley to the north, the Château de Rochebonne just in front of you, and the Ardèche mountains.

Equipments / Services

  • Pets allowed

Opening / Rates

All year round, daily.
Free access.


Site de Brion
07160 Jaunac
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2024-03-21 20:08:47

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