14 May 19The Naturoptera: an original place in Sérignan-du-ComtatArm yourself with a magnifying glass and a butterfly net and conquer the world of our insect friends. Like the famous naturalist Jean-Henri Fabre, take the time to observe and study these small animals that guarantee the balance of our environment. Collect as much information as you can in the aisles of the permanent exhibition, take part in a workshop or a naturalistic outing.Practical information
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The Naturoptera is open all year, except on December 24th, 25th and 31st, as well as on January 1st, Easter Sunday and May 1st.
• Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9h - 12h30 and 13h30 - 17h
• Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 1:30 pm - 6 pm
10 May 19The crocodile farm in PierrelatteThe crocodile farm is a French zoological park located in the Drôme, Pierrelatte. It consists of a greenhouse of 8,000 m2 and an outdoor course of 4,000 m2, where you can see more than 350 specimens of crocodilians: Nile crocodiles, alligators, caimans, etc., as well as turtles , varans and snakes.
In addition to its tourist aspect, this farm created in 1994 by Luc and Eric Fougeirol, actively participates in the conservation and protection of species by collaborating with scientists.https://www.lafermeauxcrocodiles.com/infos-pratiques/tarifs.html
02 Mar 19Les Baux-de-Provence: Van Gogh appears on the quarries of lightsWhile the Picasso exhibition and the Spanish masters have just ended with 594,000 annual visitors, the Carrières de lumières will dedicate the year 2019 to Van Gogh.
The artist, with his exacerbated pointillism and the colors as bright as the Provence he painted and depicted, will again be honored as in 2008. An exhibition will be dedicated to Van Gogh, in "Starry Night", the Friday, March 2 until January 5, 2020.
Address: Careers of Lights, road Maillane aux Baux-de-Provence.
23 Feb 19the Gorges de l'ArdècheThe Gorges de l'Ardèche are a must, natural site of great beauty, in a particularly well preserved environment. Lovers of nature activities, escape or simple discovery will be conquered by the Gorges de l'Ardèche.
The Gorges de l'Ardèche in Canoe
If you only have to do a canoe trip in your life, it is the Gorges de l'Ardèche, as the show is great and the environment remarkable.
The descent of the Gorges de l'Ardèche by canoe or kayak is accessible provided you meet a few prerequisites: Being in good physical condition, swimming, comply with safety instructions and ensure that the conditions of descent Gorges are good .
Upstream of the Gorges de l'Ardèche, many service providers rent canoes or kayaks and take care of you at the end of your descent.
The descent of the Gorges de l'Ardèche is about thirty kilometers, in one or two days.
Two bivouac areas exist and allow to "camp" in the middle of the Gorges de l'Ardèche, knowing that camping wild (outside these areas) is strictly prohibited.
Although the water of the Ardèche is often calm and limpid, the Gorges de l'Ardèche have no less than fifteen rapids, hence the importance of not leaving his lifejacket.
23 Feb 19Vaison la Romaine - jewel of Roman ProvenceJewel of Roman Provence as its name suggests, Vaison la Romaine is one of the must-see sites of Haut Vaucluse.
The city, of the highest archaeological interest, is divided by the river Ouvèze.
On the right bank are two neighborhoods, the site of the ancient Roman colony and the contemporary part of Vaison.
Archaeological excavations have revealed immense and luxurious Gallo-Roman houses with elaborate interior layout.
They were decorated with mosaic floors, marble marquetry, statues, basins, atriums and private baths ...
You will see during your visit, that the art of living was already refined and that they attached a lot of importance to the artistic creation! (description of the excavations of Puymin and Villasse sites at the tourist office).
In the Middle Ages, villagers settled in height, at the foot of the castle to protect themselves from looting and invasions.
The castle is now in ruins, the Upper Town is a picturesque site to visit.
Even if it climbs a bit steep, go to the top of the Haute Ville, the panorama offered on Vaison and its surroundings will largely reward your effort!
Thus, in the sumptuous setting of Mont Ventoux and the famous Dentelles de Montmirail, you will have traveled 20 centuries of history of Comtat Venaissin and Provence.
23 Feb 19Isle sur la Sorgue - Capital of antiquity and flea market - Venice ProvençalWith 7 "antique villages", there are more than 350 antique dealers and junk dealers open all year round on weekends and holidays in Isle sur la Sorgue. This figure can triple at major annual fairs. They make Isle sur la Sorgue the biggest flea market in France after Paris.
Isle sur la Sorgue has many art galleries spread throughout the city.
The Sunday morning market, which is one of the most lively and colorful in Provence, the floating market in August.
23 Feb 19The wine routeThe most popular wine of our visitors, AOC, BIO, Côtes du Rhône wines, Côtes du Ventoux wines, Grignan les Adhémar ... its red, purple dresses ..., its white, translucent luster with flavors and scents developed under our beautiful summer sun, will transform your wine. palace in that of a worthy oenologist. Many tastings will punctuate your route, but beware! Free tasting to consume with moderation ... We wish you good roads!- Grignan the Adhémar:The four soils of Grignan-les Adhémar
The subsoil is mainly clay-limestone or sandy, with the presence of large pebbles rolled by the Rhone or terraces formed of calcareous gravel and old alluvium bordering the Rhone plain. There are 4 great terroirs:
The center: a chain of hills with sandstone soils;
The south-east: steep plain, very stony or gravelly terrain;
The west: a set of terraces formed of calcareous gravel and ancient alluvium bordering the Rhone plain;
The North :terroirs composed of large round pebbles rolled by the Rhone.
A production dominated by red wines
Red wines account for 72% of production, rosés 22% and whites 6%. This appellation affirms its personality within the Rhône Valley by the successful marriage of 6 red grape varieties: Syrah, Grenache, Carignan, Mourvèdre, Cinsault and newly introduced in the specifications, the Marselan. These are dark ruby-red wines, with red fruit coulis, blackcurrant and bigarreau; well balanced wines, frank, clean, vinous with a finish on ripe tannins.
23 Feb 19New Castle of the Pope - Activities in the heart of the vineyardLocated in Provence, in the Vaucluse department, our territory extends over the communes of Caderousse, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Courthézon, Jonquières and Orange.
Ideally located, close to Avignon, we enjoy a cultural dynamism. Our small Provencal villages have kept their typicality, giving to discover the authentic image of Provence.The AOC Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the first AOC created in France, offers many activities to visitors wishing to know its wines: tastings, visits of estates, food and wine pairings, discoveries of the vineyard on foot, by bike etc. We invite you to discover the many activities to practice as a couple, with friends, ... to discover in a fun way our beautiful vineyard.