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Here is a list of natural sites in Ardèche located in the touristic territory of Berg & Coiron. To narrow your selection use the list of criteria on the left. Click on more information for a detailed description of each site.

Neck Basaltique

Neck Basaltique

The Neck of Sceautres is the most important in Europe.
There is a statue of the Virgen Mary at its peck. 130m above the village, the neck, plug of the old chimney of the volcano, allows us to discover the geology of the site.

Phone : 04 75 52 44 80

Coulées basaltiques

Coulées basaltiques

Remarkable natural site – Basalt columnar.
Of volcanic origin, the Coiron has the shape of an oak leaf, formed by basalt
flows during volcanic eruptions that occurred.
It stretches from the Escrinet pass to the Rhône Valley and dominates the limestone lands of the lower Vivarais.

Phone : 04 75 36 72 02

Church of Lussas

Church of Lussas

The first church in Lussas dedicated to Notre Dame was founded in 537, it is one of the 2nd churches that were constructed during the 12th century but destroyed during the 19th century. Therefore, the current church was built not long after that.

Phone : 04 75 94 20 06

Farm Olivier de Serres Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

Farm Olivier de Serres

Agriculture in 16th century France, with a focus on the remarkable writings of Olivier de Serres, sometimes referred to as the father of French agriculture.
Free thematic activities: artistic path and orienteering.

Phone : 04 75 36 76 56

Church of Villeneuve-de-Berg

Church of Villeneuve-de-Berg

Desire when the village was elevated in 1284, the church, dedicated at Saint-Louis benefactor of Vivarais area, was inaugurated in 1297. During his long existence, the church has suffered a lot of reorganizations, the latest in 1995.

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Dolmen at Mias

Dolmen at Mias

Neolithic dolmen of Mias.
Ardèche is one of the departments with the most dolmens. This Breton name means “stone table”, they are funerary monuments. They appear in 2500 years before J-C, end of the Neolithic and in the Bronze Age.

Phone : 04 75 94 20 06

Church of Mirabel

Church of Mirabel

The church of St. Etienne located at the end of the village was constructed during the latter part of the 12th century and may have been built on an earlier structure which has been referred to in writings as of 950AD.

Phone : 04 75 36 72 02

Neck Roche Chérie

Neck Roche Chérie

Located at la Roche Chérie, the neck is accessible by car in following the little hamlet. You can park you on the site. It is situed between 2 ledges of basaltic rocks. For the future: extension of the crossroads and parking.

Phone : 04 75 36 70 70

Museum Olivier de Serres Label Vignobles et DécouvertesAccessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

Museum Olivier de Serres

Experience 16th century agriculture over the seasons through texts by Olivier de Serres, an icon of modern agronomy. Guided and commented tours.
Sample farm produce (wine, juice, goat cheese). Foodie Ardèche breaks.

Phone : 04 75 36 76 56

Balmes de Montbrun

Balmes de Montbrun

Thirty caves, some of them consisting of 2 levels, have been carved into different places in the cliffs. You can still see how people once lived in the caves: beams, staircases, coves, skylights, gutters, grooving and seating.

Phone : 04 75 94 89 28