TheArdèche, Situated in the southeast of France, in region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Near Provence and near the Valley of the Rhône offer a strong diversity of landscapes and climates. The climate moderated in the North offers magnificent hilly landscapes. The South has a more Provençal climate, where sun, multiple activities and natural sites are there to charm you. Mainly rural, the Ardèche has a 550 000 hectare surface on 339 municipalities and approximately 286 000 inhabitants. The department distinguishes itself with five geographical zones : The green Ardèche, the Ardèche tray, the country of Privas, the region of Aubenas and the South Ardèche. The tourist activity is the mainspring of the department, the gites, the campsites, the guest houses or hotels are especially many in the South of the Ardèche. Here are some marvels to discover : the bridge of Arc, the Gorges of the Ardèche, the Cave Chauvet, the Mount Gerbier de Jonc, the Waterfall of Ray Pic,… The diversity of its landscapes in fact one of the first french tourist poles.