Désaignes

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownDésaignes
Insee code07079
Postcode07570
Latitude44.9952720
Longitude4.5165120
AltitudeFrom 380 to 1170 meters
Surface50.72 km²
Population1214 inhabitants
Density23 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townPrivas (at 59 km, 63 min)Labatie-d'Andaure at 5 km (9 min)
DepartmentArdècheLamastre at 8 km (11 min)
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

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.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Désaignes
MonumentsCastle of Désaignes

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

The year of the town and its inhabitants is punctuated by events of various kinds.

Early May is the Ardeche, mountain running, the championship round of the discipline with more than a thousand international competitors.

In July, the producers have their own festival of the cherry and picodon.

In August, the place where all the medieval village recovers within a day's medieval grandeur.

During the summer months - July to August - the temple for 40 years, six hosts classical music concerts, two venerable organ of 1900 and 1930 are at the origin.

Late October is the big show and the chestnut whose village has become a mecca in the department.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Segway tripSports sensations30 €Tence (23 km)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabinNature and the outdoors8 €Lapte (24 km)

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PHOTOS

View of the village from the vinesView of the village from the vines
 
The 14th century castleThe 14th century castle
Place de la MairiePlace de la Mairie
 
On the walls, the door JanotOn the walls, the door Janot
The Court of wellsThe Court of wells
 
The staircase of over 600 yearsThe staircase of over 600 years
The castle kitchenThe castle kitchen
 
VillageVillage
Hikers crossing Castle VergierHikers crossing Castle Vergier
 
Sub-wood to the stream of GrisardSub-wood to the stream of Grisard
shoemaker's workshopshoemaker's workshop
 
The medieval festival: the parade ridingThe medieval festival: the parade riding
Day medieval battle on the area of the castleDay medieval battle on the area of the castle
 
Concerts d ' been to the templeConcerts d ' been to the temple
Place Village 1900Place Village 1900
 
work in the vineyards by 1900work in the vineyards by 1900

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WEATHER

Thursday 23 October
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Night
Min. 5°C - Max. 9°C
Friday 24 October
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Min. 5°C - Max. 13°C
Saturday 25 October
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Min. 5°C - Max. 17°C

BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 1 bedroomMyrtille    
8.8
Lamastre
Ds our restored seventeenth, on a hill south farm, we offer a carefully decorated room with a private terrace equipped for rest, toilet and large bathroom adjoining but not private...
Located 3.3 km from Désaignes60 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes du Col du Marchand    
9.8
Pailharès
At 900 meters, on a mountainside in Ardeche, we welcome you as friends in an old farmhouse lovingly restored. Away from main roads, in a small hamlet where the houses do not see each...
Located 12.7 km from Désaignes58 € the double room 
Mill with 4 bedroomsMoulin de montabonnel    
9.8
Devesset
Bed and Breakfast in a restored the river, surrounded by nature, serene and relaxing mill. From hiking trails, 30 minutes walk from Lake Devesset. Large flowered courtyard with fountain...
Located 15 km from Désaignes74 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 7 personsLe Massoir
Désaignes
Our spacious apartment (gite) Isabel (100 m²; Max 7 P.)) is situated in the main building of our holiday house ‘'Le Massoir'', near the mediaeval village Désaignes, at the banks of...
Located in DésaignesFrom 690 € to 980 € per week 
Ground floor for 4 personsMaison 45m² au Vergier
Désaignes
This single storey house with a large, flat and sunny plot is always the delight of children and adults quiet. Located 450 m above sea level in the quiet and greenery of a small hamlet,...
Located in Désaignes300 € per week 
House for 18 personsDomaine Les Blaches  
8.7
Désaignes
This traditional, tastefully renovated farm lies on the edge of the extensive Ardèche Natural Park. Two ´gîtes´ and a safari tent are at your disposal here: La Blache, Le Marron and...
Located in DésaignesFrom 350 € to 600 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
130 places over 2,9 haCamping de retourtour    
8.6
Lamastre
Between Ardeche and Ardèche Plein Coeur in the heart of the Doux Valley, 1,5 km from the center of Lamastre and less than 100 m from the river and natural water, camping retourtour,...
Located 3.8 km from DésaignesFrom 13.36 € to 18.96 € per day 
40 places over 1,2 haCamping de la vallée du doux    
9.2
Boucieu-le-Roi
Josephine and Alain will welcome you into their campsite ** ardeche in green along the soft, for lovers of fishing, hiking, mountain biking, with many sites touristiques. Avec a warm...
Located 12.7 km from DésaignesFrom 15 € to 18 € per day 
48 places over 1,2 haCamping le grangeon    
9.5
Satillieu
Come relax at the campsite 'The Grangeon' in Satillieu in Ardeche Verte to forget a few days the stress of everyday life. This campsite in the wilderness, is ideal to relax and explore...
Located 17.8 km from Désaignes9.60 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel Des Négociants - Hotel in DésaignesHotel Des Négociants     
7.3
Lamastre
Including an outdoor pool and an à la carte restaurant, Hotel Des Négociants is located in Lamastre, within 50 metres from the small train station of Ardeche. It offers tastefully decorated...
Located 5.3 km from DésaignesRoom from 54 €
Hotel Escapade - Hotel in DésaignesHotel Escapade     
7.9
Le Crestet
Located 1 km from the hamlet of Monteil, Hotel Escapade features an outdoor swimming pool and a furnished terrace, in a natural setting. You can relax with a drink from the bar and...
Located 7.4 km from DésaignesRoom from 58 €
Domaine de Rilhac - Hotel in DésaignesDomaine de Rilhac     
8.6
Saint-Agrève
Set in a 17th-century farmhouse, this hotel is 1.5 km from Saint-Agrève and is surrounded by a nature park and the mountains. It features country-style accommodations with free Wi-Fi...
Located 9 km from DésaignesRoom from 95 €

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Les Célestins
Just 100 metres from the centre of Vals-les-Bains spa town, Les Célestins offers a bar, restaurant and terrace. Hiking routes are found in the area and...
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