Préaux

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TownPréauxSaint-Romain-d'Ay at 2.8 km
Insee code07185Saint-Jeure-d'Ay at 3.5 km
Postcode07290Satillieu at 4 km
Latitude45.1416260Saint-Victor at 4.7 km
Longitude4.6633410Vaudevant at 5.4 km
AltitudeFrom 353 to 980 metersSaint-Alban-d'Ay at 5.4 km
Surface22.33 km²Quintenas at 5.6 km
Population654 inhabitantsÉtables at 6.6 km
Density29 inhabitants/km²Saint-Félicien at 6.7 km
Chief townPrivas (at 87 km, 79 min)Cheminas at 7.2 km
DepartmentArdècheArdoix at 7.5 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Préaux is a small town of about 660 inhabitants, situated at the foot of the mountain Seray.

The village is huddled around its majestic church steeple reaches. During your break in the town, you will be charmed by its old stone streets and walls, its old houses steeped in history but very much alive today and in the heat of meetings ...

Let us guide you to enchanting places of green landscapes, meadows, streams and terraces, in a natural environment ... There will delight families and lovers of the great outdoors.

The history goes back to Préaux Celts and Roman civilization. Formerly called Pradella (document 1040), Préaux is an attractive village which has preserved beautiful relics of the past, carved lintels, sign shoemaker, cross plague ... discover strolling through its streets.


SIGHTSEEING

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Natural sitesPass of Juvenet

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Go for a hike nature and heritage in early July.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Not far from Préaux are beautiful sites such as:

The Basilica of Lalouvesc.

The Romanesque church of the 12th century Veyrines in Saint-Symphorien-de-Mahun.

The Shirat Blanc in Saint-Symphorien-de-Mahun.

The castle of Ay and Shrine of Our Lady of Ay (Black Madonna) in Saint-Romain-d'Ay.

The gorges of the Ay starting Ardoix.

The ruins of the castle Oriol.

The fortified church Quintenas.

Lake Saint-Meinettes Jeure-d'Ay, fishing is allowed.

The church of Saint-Pierre-sur-Doux and beautiful coffered ceiling.

The miniature village Pailharès.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Hot-air balloon flight in the ArdècheNature and the outdoorsFrom 169 € to 210 €Annonay (12.6 km)

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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 July
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Min. 18°C - Max. 23°C
Thursday 24 July
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Min. 15°C - Max. 23°C
Friday 25 July
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Min. 16°C - Max. 24°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Tournesol  
9.3
Tournon-sur-Rhône
Leah and Cyril welcome you in a frame decorated with wood and stone walls. Orchestrated by Chef Cyril, enjoy delicious cuisine made with fresh, seasonal produce. On sunny days, enjoy...
Located 15.1 km from Préaux25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Château  
7.4
Tournon-sur-Rhône
Located on the banks of the Rhone, opposite the slopes of the Hermitage Restaurant du Chateau welcomes you for a relaxing gourmet. You can enjoy a traditional French and regional cuisine...
Located 15.7 km from Préaux28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Fontager
Serves-sur-Rhône
Château de Fontager In the restaurant, our Chef will pamper guests from near and far to enjoy gourmet cuisine. The lounges and dining rooms invite intimacy, while the restaurant can...
Located 15.8 km from Préaux34 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
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 8.6 km from Préaux58 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsFerme de la cartara  
Colombier-le-Jeune
Cartara welcomes you in the Ardeche... ... In English, German, Dutch and French... Of course! Located 20 minutes from the Rhone Valley and the famous vineyards of St Joseph, Hermitage...
Located 15.4 km from Préaux62 € the double room 
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 17.5 km from Préaux60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsLe Mas à Saint-Victor  
9.1
  SPECIAL OFFER
Saint-Victor
Nature lover... You are one of those who love hiking, discover the forest to find the calm and cool and get some mushrooms or chestnuts... The bike rides... You lulled by birdsong the...
Located 3.9 km from PréauxFrom 280 € to 390 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsGites du domaine de Maure
Quintenas
Le Domaine de Maure, 6ha of private property, fenced at the forefront of the Ardèche Verte geographical, welcomes you in its two adjoining cottages to mansion owners Very close to the...
Located 6.3 km from PréauxFrom 430 € to 470 € per week 
House for 12 personsGite les restanques  
9
Vernosc-lès-Annonay
The cottage Restanques welcomes you in Ardeche for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Isolated 500 m from the village on an area of ​​1 ha, it offers you a vacation in a natural and pleasant...
Located 9.5 km from PréauxFrom 660 € to 1000 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
48 places over 1,2 haCamping le grangeon    
9.7
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 4.8 km from Préaux9.60 € per day 
40 places over 1,2 haCamping de la vallée du doux    
9.3
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 12.4 km from PréauxFrom 15 € to 18 € per day 
94 places over 2,5 haCamping Les Sables    
8.4
Tournon-sur-Rhône
Camping Les Sables, for holidays and family-friendly in the Ardèche, with children club, mini golf, multi sports. Every day tournament is organized (football, volleyball, petanque...)...
Located 13.2 km from PréauxFrom 13 € to 17 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Restaurant Chaléat Sapet - Hotel in PréauxHôtel Restaurant Chaléat Sapet     
8.2
Satillieu
The Hotel restaurant Chaléat Sapet is located in the village centre of Satillieu, 12 km from Annonay. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub. The spacious guest rooms at the...
Located 3.8 km from PréauxRoom from 51 €
Best Western La Gentilhommiere - Hotel in PréauxBest Western La Gentilhommiere     
7.3
Satillieu
This Best Western hotel is located in the Ardèche Verte region, a 15-minute from Annonay village. It has 2 swimming pools and a Hammam. La Gentilhommière offers rooms with satellite...
Located 4.6 km from PréauxRoom from 62 €
Hôtel du Midi - Hotel in PréauxHôtel du Midi     
8.1
Annonay
Located in the city centre and set in a building from 1836, Hôtel du Midi offers rooms which feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a telephone and a private bathroom with...
Located 11.1 km from PréauxRoom from 56 €

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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...
Ardèche
La Cardinale
Situated in southern France in the unique region of Ardeche, La Cardinale Hotel-Restaurant is set on 65 acres of verdant...
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