Huddled in the Volane Valley, surrounded by greenery and springs, Vals les Bains will enchant you by its charm.
This small provincial town is perfect to relax or play French bowls in its calm and peaceful shady parks (4 hectares). The natural geyser, the soft murmur of the wild and capricious Volane river as its "no-kill" trout Fishing circuit, the spring water cure are some closed activities you will take advantage. The mild climate of this part of France will offer you hot summer days that water and trees will cool to to give you wonderful nights. Vals is also active and entertaining with its casino, its theatre, its numerous celebrations, its olympic pool, its mini-golf and its markets : the nocturnal one on Thursday in july and August and the colorful and local one of Sunday morning.
Like its water, Fresh and sparkling, Vals will energize your vacation and at the same time revitalise you...
Geographic center of Vivarais, departure point of lots of touristic tours around the Ardeche or Volane Valleys, Vals les Bains is situated at an equal distance from the Gorges of Ardèche, the "pont d'arc cavern" (Chauvet's cave), the Tanargue mountain range and the Ardèche mountains.
You reasons for coming to Ardèche can be cultural, athletic, festive or gastronomic. All kinds of distractions are offered : visiting museums and castles, villages and touristic sites : historical or geological. You can also discover and enjoy a luxuriant and various nature, (preserved from industries and pollution) in your plates with tipical flavours, and outside through different sports like canyoning, swimming in rivers, rock climbing, horse riding, bike, montain bike... Other possible pleasures or entertainements : game festival, photography, music or documentary film Festivals...
For all tastes and all ages, a common factor : NATURE... wild, generous, intact...
Ardèche will please you, you will not be able to forget it !