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Rochemaure: a village with outstanding character

Rochemaure offers an amazing castle with ramparts going down into the valley, Notre-Dame-des-Anges’ beautiful chapel, a medieval village and the old bridge above Rhône restored as a Himalayan footbridge.

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The village of Rochemaure is an exceptional classified and registered heritage. The buildings are black and white because of basalt and limestone combinations which give it an elegant look.
The medieval castle from the 12th century, the ramparts from the 13th century, Jovyac’s castle from the 16th century and Olivier de Serres’ hydraulic system are classified monuments.
The old bridge, Notre-Dames-des Anges’ chapel, the old village are in the inventory of registered heritage.
But Rochemaure is also well-known for:
- ViaRhôna: the cycling road from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean Sea alongside the Rhône, which is 100 meters from the village. You will be able to cross the Rhône on the Marc Seguin’s old bridge, restored as a Himalayan footbridge.
- A beautiful view on the Rhône valley
- Lots of trail where you can discover many stunning volcanoes scenic


Free access. To continue exploring this character village, you can follow a trail from “Rando-Patrimoine” brochure and go on a treasure hunt (available for free at Rochemaure tourist information point, closed to the pharmacy).
Guided tour of the dungeon and the old village from June 30th to September the 2nd, daily (adult €3/ free entrance for children). Advance booking is required, group tour all year long, (please contact the Tourist office Sud Ardèche Rhône et Villages for more information).

Equipments and services

Equipments : Restaurant

Opening times

All year round, daily.

Rochemaure: a village with outstanding character

Rochemaure: a village with outstanding character
Le Village
07400 Rochemaure

The nearest tourist office


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