In the heart of the legendary Hermitage and Crozes-Hermitage vineyards
By staying at l'Abricotine, you are barely 1 hour from Lyon and Grenoble, in the heart of the Drôme orchards with their prestigious Hermitage and Crozes-Hermitage vintages, but also close to remarkable tourist sites. From Mercurol, many hiking trails (from 2 to 17 km) lead you through vineyards and orchards. Tours that can also be done by bicycle, also along Via Rhona. Fans of the precious beverage can push open the doors of independent producers' cellars to get as close as possible to these famous treasures.
?In Tain l'Hermitage, the most gourmet of you will delight in visiting the city of Valrhona chocolate.
15 km away, Romans, the capital of footwear invites you to discover its international luxury shoe museum, its leather goods shops or the magnificent open-air shopping center of Marques Avenue, located in the heart of the town center in the former barracks rehabilitated by architect JMl Wilmotte, which offers the possibility of shopping pleasure with its designer stores at reduced prices. A little further, 30 km away, Hauterives is home to the astonishing Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval and Saint-Désirat, the Alambic museum with its 1400 m² of exhibition space devoted to the profession of mobile stills (copper devices, collection of materials, utensils and other tools from all over France).
40 km away, in the Vercors chain, a unique site at the gates of the imagination awaits you: the Choranches caves, a unique cavity where fistulous stalactites, real limestone crystal straws compete in beauty with turquoise green reflections underground lakes.
?With the family, a visit to the Peaugres Safari 30 minutes away is a must. Reuniting more than 800 animals in semi-freedom on foot or by car over nearly 80 ha will be an opportunity to share pleasant moments with your children.
Do not hesitate to ask us, we will be happy to advise you in the discovery of our magnificent region.