Village of La Garde Adhémar
10 minutes from Grignan, the white stones of La Garde-Adhémar dazzle with the sun of the Drôme provençale. With magnificent spots on the Rhone valley and the mountains of Vivarais, this perched village will seduce you. Thanks to its history, you will be able to admire a medieval architecture that has been preserved.
Discover the charming village of La Garde Adhémar
In the heart of nature, between forests, vineyards, it is a fabulous place to recharge and relax. Small haven of peace known for its richness in terms of entertainment and architecture. Hiking, cycling, mountain biking or the famous educational farm, many activities to satisfy you. The village of La Garde-Adhémar also has a strong history and a rich heritage of listed historical monuments. The magnificent Church of Saint Michel built in the 12th century, a jewel of Provençal Romanesque art.
And, why not make a stopover after going to the Pierrelatte market on Friday? Or make a small detour on the way back from Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux? You can also easily plan a day to have time to enjoy the hikes but also to watch the sun set over the Rhone valley.
Visits to do in La Garde Adhémar
The Remarkable Gardens
Come also to discover the sublime “Remarkable Gardens“, a label of the Ministry of Agriculture. A real must-see site in La Garde-Adhémar, the herb garden promises you a moment of discovery around hundreds of species of medicinal plants. On certain summer evenings, the garden hosts an ephemeral bar where you can enjoy relaxing with friends or family.
The Valley of the Nymphs
In this enchanting area, the tranquility and splendor are unforgettable.
Perched in the middle of the countryside, in the shade of majestic oaks, the gentle murmur of a spring gushing from the stone awaits you at the Val des Nymphes. A small oasis of paradise not to be missed.
A little bit of history, the Val des Nymphes was originally a Celtic devotion to the goddesses of rivers and prosperity, the Nymphs. The site was then Christianized by the construction of a priory. Today, only a pretty Romanesque chapel of the 12th century which was restored in the 80s, remains. You will find on the site 3 ponds in operation.
You will have understood it, the Garde-Adhémar is to be added to your planning of visit.
The Tourist Office of the village proposes you guided tours in order not to miss anything
Themed tours :
– Abbey and churches: the church of Saint-Michel, the Chapel of the White Penitents, the Chapel of Notre-Dame (Val des Nymphes site)
– Castles and ramparts: the ramparts, the feudal castle
– Unusual: the site of the Val des Nymphes (worship of water deities and mother goddesses)
– Panoramas : the view on the Rhone valley and the Vivarais mountains
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