Located on a track and figure Roman, one of the few who joined the Rhone valley to the Auvergne, the Gallo-Roman village was known very early in development that has a medieval capitals Vivarais. The many territorial conflicts have turned into a walled city whose ramparts remain, a military fortress of the 12th century, a castle of the fourteenth, a church of the seventeenth, with narrow streets, old gates, squares and peaceful atmosphere special . Religious wars have also strongly marked the area and explains the presence of an important temple built on a castle.
Agricultural land in a mountainous country very hilly - 380 to 1100 meters - that agriculture is still very present with productions of various meats, chestnuts and goat cheeses AOC, various fruits ... In recent years this country has gradually opened up to tourism through the opening of private structures and major tourist events: festivals, fairs and events.
The long history of the village he left a rich heritage composed of monuments which have been gradually restored. Site registered since 1972 in the inventory of Historic Monuments, he received in 2007 the label of Village Character.
Partner of the municipality, the Office of Tourism offers tours of the medieval village and castle of the 14th century with its museum of rural life and displays that are installed. Added to the church and the temple with its venerable organ, the discovery of the oven in the cobbler's workshop and cellar tasting of local products with local producers.
The nature lovers to explore this area through more than 200 km of marked trails on foot, but also ATV (possibility of renting ATVs) or horse (riding stables 1 km from town).
The River Sweet is converted into water level of supervised swimming and fishing for trout is a particularly popular practice of some athletes.