Boucieu-le-Roi and Désaignes

Fortified medieval town

Two of the 20 villages with the label « Villages de Caractères en Ardèche » are located in the Ardèche Verte. Désaignes is an old fortified medieval town with historical monuments, castles and workshops of old professions. Boucieu-le-Roi is an old royal town full of historical monuments like the Pont du Roi or the Saint John Evangelist church. These two villages will take you to the medieval history of the Ardèche Verte.



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Discovering "l'Ardèche Verte"

The Ardèche Verte or Haut Vivarais is nestled between the parc naturel des Monts d'Ardèche, in the south, and the parc naturel du Pilat, in the north. The region offers an exceptional natural environment and a wealth of landscapes with green countryside, woods and mountains of more than 1300 metres. The landscape is scattered with picturesque villages, lakes and rivers. The region is ideal for hikers, anglers and those who love white water sports. The Ardèche Verte is also a region of traditions that is proud of its vineyards and heritage.