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Annonay

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ardèche

Annonay - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ardèche
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Annonay is located north of the department, 15 minutes from the Rhone Valley. This is the largest city and most populated of the Ardèche.

This city is called also "the city of inventors" has a very strong story. The balloon is born with its two inventors Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier, their nephew Marc Seguin is no exception either, born in Annonay, he created the cable suspension bridges of iron and tubular boiler.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAnnonay
Postcode07100
Latitude45.2394030 (N 45° 14’ 22”)
Longitude4.6673490 (E 4° 40’ 2”)
AltitudeFrom 270m to 746m
Surface area21.20 km²
Population17379 inhabitants
Density819 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePrivas (65 mi, 1h23)
Insee code07010
IntercommunalityCA Annonay Rhône Agglo
DepartmentArdèche
TerritoryDrôme-Ardèche
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Roiffieux2.1 mi (9 min)
Boulieu-lès-Annonay3 mi (8 min)
Davézieux3.5 mi (11 min)
Saint-Clair4 mi (12 min)
Quintenas4.6 mi (10 min)
Villevocance4.8 mi (9 min)
Saint-Alban-d'Ay4.8 mi (11 min)
Saint-Marcel-lès-Annonay5.2 mi (13 min)
Saint-Cyr5.3 mi (14 min)
Vernosc-lès-Annonay5.4 mi (14 min)
Peaugres5.9 mi (14 min)
Savas6.1 mi (18 min)
Colombier-le-Cardinal6.6 mi (18 min)
Vanosc7.1 mi (15 min)

Things to see and do

The heritage of the city, although modest and discreet cache treasures. Old doors, beautiful fountains, old fortified houses and chapels are there to remind qu'Annonay has a long history!

Two museums tell different aspects of the heritage of this city, the Museum Vivarois Cesar Filhol Museum and Parchment and Leather.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Each year, many events are held in the city. The most important is probably " The art of flight " celebrating for a whole weekend the invention of " hot air balloon ". But do not forget the large market or the Gourmandises d'Ardèche which brings together many producers who enjoy the many delights Ardèche.

Moreover, the beginning of each year Annonay makes its festival with the "First Film Festival " which attracts every year more and more people.

Photos

Parcheminerie Dumas - Museum Parchment and Leather
Parcheminerie Dumas - Museum Parchment and Leather
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Parchment and Leather Museum - Passage through a fuller
Parchment and Leather Museum - Passage through a fuller
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Ardèche Grand Air - The free spirit
Ardèche Grand Air - The free spirit
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Ardèche Grand Air - An inventive world
Ardèche Grand Air - An inventive world
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Ardèche Grand Air - A Natural World
Ardèche Grand Air - A Natural World
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Air Grand Ardèche - A greedy world
Air Grand Ardèche - A greedy world
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Place des Cordeliers in Annonay
Place des Cordeliers in Annonay
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Weather

Friday 16 november
Min. 5°C - Max. 16°C
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Saturday 17 november
Min. 5°C - Max. 12°C
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Sunday 18 november
Min. 1°C - Max. 11°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

In and Around Annonay, discover the Peaugres Safari Park, the Museum of Papeteries Canson and Montgolfier, the medieval village of Boulieu, the museum of the wheelwright Vanosc because at the museum in St. Désirat Alembic and the Museum of sailors in Serrières (the latter only open in summer).

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay
Clay modelling in the Ardèche mountains
Arts and Crafts450 € Glun (18 mi)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Entertainment10 € Lapte (19 mi)
Segway trip
Entertainment30 € Tence (20 mi)
Visit to a truffle farm
Local flavours10 € Romans-sur-Isère (21 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Towers Trail
HikeEasy1h30Tournon-sur-Rhône (14.3 mi)
Walk around Devesset Lake
HikeEasy1h30Devesset (18 mi)
The Vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Désaignes (18.4 mi)
Panoramic circuit
Village visitIntermediate4h00Désaignes (18.4 mi)
From Désaignes to Nozières
HikeAthletic7h00Désaignes (18.4 mi)

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