During your outing with Agri Rando, you will visit farms with diverse produce. The visits will be interspersed with various stops to head off on the discovery of the rich historical and natural heritage of the Dordogne valley. Tours de Merle, the Murel waterfalls and Roche de Vic offering a 360° view are some of these sites. Before continuing the adventure, a break to try the regional produce will be on offer to you.
One of the most breathtaking natural sites in France are undoubtedly the Gorges of Ardèche. The Pont d'Arc is a natural entrance to the gorges that extend over 30km as far as Saint-Martin d'Ardèche.
Visitors can explore the meanderings on foot or by canoe of the gorges fashioned by their course through the vast limestone plateau. This leisurely tour allows visitors the time to appreciate the diversity of landscapes in this natural reserve.
Admire the Cirque de la Madeleine, where
the river's course makes an abrupt 180-degree turn. Cross the Pont d'Arc and its 60m wide arch, and then experience a thrilling descent by kayak.
With so many assets, it is easy to understand why the Ardèche gorges have been classified as a Grand Site de France and remain one of the most popular tourist sites.
120km of tunnels spread over 7 floors and 50 metres underground. These are the numbers representing the Cave des Roches, the only caves in the world where mushrooms are cultivated within this configuration.
The mushrooms grow in an environment with a temperature of 13°, preserving their natural flavours.
You can visit the mushroom caves and discover this fascinating place. At the end of the tour, a visit to the shop will give you a chance to discover the various home-made products along with some regional specialities.
This is one of the twenty fortresses built at the end of the 10th century by Fulk III, the Black, the Count of Anjou, nicknamed the Black Hawk. The remains of the keep, restored by the architect William Dudley at the beginning of the 20th century, dominate the village.
However the keep suffered greatly following the bad weather in 2001.
Sitting on its limestone outcrop at the gateway to Quercy, the Castle of Turenne is open to visitors.
In the Guards' room from the 14th century, you can imagine how rich the castle was before Louis XV ordered it to be dismantled. He acquired it in 1738 from the previous Viscount, Charles-Godefroy de la Tour d'Auvergne, the Duke of Bouillon.
From the top of the César Tower which dates from the 12th century, there is a wonderful panoramic view. From there, you get an idea of the power of the viscounty which reigned as far as the eye can see in its golden age.