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Vals-les-Bains

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ardèche

Vals-les-Bains - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ardèche
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Vals-les-Bains is a beautiful small town of about 3500 residents whose heritage reflects the wealth drained by the Hydrotherapy for two centuries.

City water per excellence with a thousand years of history, marks the confluence of three rivers: the Ardeche, Voltour and Volane. Here, the blue gold is everywhere. Alternately, it can be fun, fun in the water in the rivers or in the Olympic pool. It can also be for sports fishing enthusiasts. Lovers of open spaces, hiking, fitness, enjoy the many opportunities for outings. Between lazing by the water and discover the young volcanoes sites (Ray Pic falls, Roman heritage, castles...) Vals-les-Bains is the ideal starting point for all tours.

shaded park, singing fountains, intermittent source, Champanhet House - Museum of expertise Ardèche etc. are all treasures to discover in the heart of the city to the charms Belle Epoque.

spa whose reputation is more to do in terms of treating diabetes and digestive disorders, Vals also wants welfare station. The spa offers a range of treatments and swimming pool, jacuzzi, hammam and Aquajets in its spa area.

Casino, theater, cinema make Vals a living place, warm and festive's Festival Game, sound Tuesdays and night markets (Thursday) in season, Abeillades in September, the exhibition Sweets and Delicacies end November rallies, Christmas market, cultural season at the theater... all contribute to make this city water Ardèche a cultural city and recreation in all seasons.

Geographical information

MunicipalityVals-les-Bains
Postcode07600
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Latitude44.6651500 (N 44° 39’ 55”)
Longitude4.3648700 (E 4° 21’ 54”)
AltitudeFrom 226m to 967m
Surface area19.20 km²
Population3531 inhabitants
Density184 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePrivas (32 km, 36 min)
Insee code07331
IntercommunalityCC Pays d'Aubenas-Vals
DepartmentArdèche
RegionRhône Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Labégude2.1 km (5 min)
Ucel3.5 km (6 min)
Mercuer5.4 km (11 min)
Aubenas6.1 km (11 min)
Lalevade-d'Ardèche6.3 km (10 min)
Saint-Privat7 km (12 min)
Prades7.2 km (12 min)
Antraigues-sur-Volane8.2 km (13 min)
Saint-Andéol-de-Vals8.3 km (16 min)
Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas8.5 km (13 min)
Saint-Étienne-de-Fontbellon8.8 km (16 min)
Chirols9.9 km (17 min)
Aizac10.5 km (17 min)
Pont-de-Labeaume10.6 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

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Vals-les-Bains station
Vals-les-Bains station
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Vals-les-Bains station
Vals-les-Bains station
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Château Clément
Château Clément
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Vals-les-Bains station
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Vals-les-Bains station
Vals-les-Bains station
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Geyser
Geyser
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Vals-les-Bains station
Vals-les-Bains station
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Vals-les-Bains station
Vals-les-Bains station
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Vals-les-Bains station
Vals-les-Bains station
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Vals-les-Bains station
Vals-les-Bains station
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Vals-les-Bains station
Vals-les-Bains station
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Vals-les-Bains station
Vals-les-Bains station
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Vals-les-Bains station
Vals-les-Bains station
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Geyser (intermittent source)
Geyser (intermittent source)
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Geyser
Geyser
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Aerocanyon for families in the Ardèche Cévennes
Nature and the great outdoors38 € Labastide-sur-Bésorgues (7.9 km)
Visit to Lussas animal park
Entertainment5 € to 8 € Lussas (10.9 km)
Canyoning or via ferrata in Ardèche
Sports sensations39 € to 45 € Sanilhac (17 km)
Relax at Isla Cool Douce leisure park
Nature and the great outdoors3 € to 4 € Chauzon (21 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoe
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 155 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (29 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Chalias
HikeIntermediate3h00Montpezat-sous-Bauzon (13.5 km)
Don Rock
HikeEasy3h00Albon-d'Ardèche (18 km)
Upper Blajoux Valley
HikeEasy1h30Sanilhac (18 km)
Saint-Jean Rock
HikeEasy3h00Gluiras (24 km)
La Dolce Via
Cycling itineraryEasy4h00Les Ollières-sur-Eyrieux (25 km)

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Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

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Hotels