Different spots to discover
Palais du bonbon et du nougat (Nougat and candy Palace)
In Montélimar, discover the history of nougat but also its artisanal making in the Candy Palace. Dive into the world of chocolate and rediscover all the toys from your childhood in the Toy House. A place not to miss while you are in Montélimar!
Domaine d’Eyguebelle (Eyguebelle Domain)
This domain is only a few minutes by a car from the Bastide. Eygue-belle or Belle eau (aquarelle in Latin) is a name with a real Provençal ring. You will discover the local and artisanal craft of syrup and liquor-making according to the Abbey monks’ recipe. (Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health. To be consumed moderatly.)
Olive de Nyons (Nyons Olive)
30 minutes away from Bonlieu Sur Roubion, come and discover the olivetree museum which retraces the history of Nyons’ olivetrees. You may also purchase local products at the Vignoris store, such as the olive oil carrying the designation of origine label (AOC) since 1997.
La ferme aux crocodiles (Crocodile farm)
Located only 30 minutes away, enjoy a pleasant time with family in the fascinating world of reptiles. This gigantic animal park also contains over 600 species of exotic plants.
Château de Grignan (Grignan Castle)
25 km away, this beautiful castle overlooking the Grignan village will plunge you into the life of Mrs. De Sévigné but also into French way of life at different times.
La Grotte Chauvet - Pont d’Arc (The Chauvet Cave)
Only an hour away from the Bastide, slip into the life of Men from 36000 years ago with the Chauvet Cave replica (a few kilometers from the original). Listed as Unesco World Heritage, it harbors unique masterpieces forever frozen in their clay and limestone canvas.
Le Pont du Gard (the Gard bridge)
An exceptional natural site, the Gard Bridge, listed as Unesco World Heritage, is currently the most visited Antique monument in France. Starting mid-june, you will be able to enjoy its developed beaches along the right river bank of Gardon, a few meters from the bridge.