The region of Ardeche is located in the south central portion of France and takes its name from the Ardeche River which flows nearby. Staying in any of the villas Ardeche has to offer will place you in the middle of this historic, cultural and beautiful French department. Invest some time in finding your dream Ardeche self catering Apartment and we guarantee you will enjoy a great Ardeche holiday. Whilst on your holidays Ardeche, take a look at the plateau of the Ardeche River and you can see menhirs and dolmens dating back several thousand years. For a truly authentic culinary experience, make sure you pick up plenty of traditional local produce when shopping for your meals in your Ardeche self catering holiday homes, enjoy typical French home cooked fare to give you an energy boost which will allow you to make the most of all that the magical region of Ardeche has to offer.
Nature has blessed Ardeche with a rich and varied landscape and therefore choosing the location of your villa Ardeche carefully can put you within close proximity to towering, awe-inspiring mountains, plateaus, plunging valleys and gushing rivers. Some of the self catering Ardeche holiday homes are located close to the world-renowned Rhone Valley, a beautiful place of fruit orchards and fertile plains. You could also choose a mountain facing villa Ardeche, since the granite mountains of Ardeche include awe-inspiring peaks and mountain lakes as well. There is the volcanic lake of Issarles and the impressive sloping volcanic formations which make for great places to explore. Self catering Ardeche homes can also be found near the plateaus of Cevennes which are known for their greenery. You can also enjoy water sports like kayaking and canoeing when you stay in any of the villas Ardeche. In fact, with its extensive network of water bodies, Ardeche is a very popular holiday destination for lovers of all kinds of water sports. If a sporting holiday is your idea of heaven, then self catering Ardeche cottages are cleary the solution for you, You can also opt to stay dry and remain on land if you enjoy cycling as well. Pedalling through the crags and limestone formations here can be a once in a lifetime experience.
If you are a lover of French wine then staying in a villa Ardeche will give you the wonderful opportunity to sample some of the best local wine Ardeche is famous for. Some of France’s best vineyards are found in Ardeche and no matter what your budget, you can find the perfect wine to complement your traditional French meal here. Shopping for arts and crafts is also an interesting holiday activity to be enjoyed in Ardeche. Don't forget to buy and sample some of the region's world famous Picodon cheese and to enjoy the trail of the sweet chestnut and the Madeleine cave.
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