Excursion: The Ardèche plateau (Mazan, Gerbier, Issarlès)
Place du Champ de Mars
Cultural activities in Jaujac, Ardèche
Opening : All year round, daily.
Discover the three most famous natural sites in the Ardèche Mountains: Mont Gerbier de Jonc, Issarlès Lake and Mazan Abbey... Other departure points available on request.
All the diversity of the Ardèche...
Ardèche Transport Excursion will take you to three sites in the Ardèche region that have character. Architectural or natural heritage, these are places to see!
A beautiful day in perspective in four stages: the abbey of Mazan via the Roux tunnel, the Lake of Issarlès then the Mont Gerbier de Jonc and its market of local producers.
The Roux Tunnel
This tunnel is now a road linking Saint Cirgues en Montagne and the Aubenas region but the origin of this construction is railway...
The magnificent remains of this 12th century Cistercian abbey, which have been partially restored, are listed as historical monuments.
Mazan Abbey had the largest church in the Vivarais region and was a monastic complex of incredible size.
Today it is home to a contemporary art exhibition by Felice Varini, including the magical Golden Circles...
You will discover the history of this abbey during a guided tour.
The Lake of Issarlès
This is one of the "nuggets" of the Ardèche department.
With a surface area of 97ha and at an altitude of 1000m, this expanse of water offers a grandiose landscape where it is possible to enjoy swimming or walking.
Catering and picnics are available on site.
The Mont Gerbier de Jonc
The Mont Gerbier de Jonc is the most famous of the "sucs" of the Monts d'Ardèche and welcomes at its feet the sources of the Loire river
Due to its particular shape and the extraordinary richness of the surrounding nature, the Mont Gerbier de Jonc is an essential site in the Ardèche department. At its foot a market of local producers awaits you...
Child (under 12 years old): 44 €.
Return transport from Jaujac (Possibility of departure from the place of your choice. Under conditions)
Guided tour of Mazan Abbey
Free access to the site and the Mont Gerbier House.
- Bank/credit card