These few suggestions are just a sample of what you can experience here: for you, it might be taking a bol of air at the top of the peaks, or go and meet the inhabitants who make the Vercors. For others, the call of history or nature will be even stronger.
The Tour de Crest is to be discovered, relive the resistance at the Memorial Museum of Vassieux en Vercors. Further north, the palais du facteur Cheval unveils its mystery, the shoe is the honor at Romans and prehistory reveals its secrets at the grottes de la Luire. Further south, the villages of Mirmande or La Garde-Adhémar will charm you.
And to discover the exceptional fauna and flora, mountain pastures, forests, Natura 2000 sites of the parc des baronnies provençales and the Vercors Park are natural treasures. The “lavender postcard” spots will make your friends dream !
So many reasons to come and recharge your batteries in the Vercors and have a wonderful time.
Things to do in the Drôme
The Drôme region is rich in sports and leisure activities. The activities to do in the Drôme are many and varied, all based on communion with nature :
- swimming in natural pools, such as in the Roanne basins
- canoeing, rafting and canyoning in the Drôme river
- hiking (and horse riding) near the lavender fields
- cycling around the vineyards of Die;
- fishing in the Drôme;
- climbing in about fifteen sites such as the Archiane cirque
The resorts of the Drôme give you adrenaline with devalkart,Trottinherbe, 4 seasons luge.
For family outings, ideas such as the Chocolate City in Tain-l’Hermitage, the Nougat Museum in Montélimar, the crocodile farm in Pierrelatte, the wheel boat further north in Royan-Vercors or the garden of petrifying fountains will enchant young and old.
So don’t wait any longer, come and join us at Camping la Pinède for an unforgettable stay.
The vineyards and gastronomy
Your taste buds will crave for more : 1400 hectares of vines spread over several AOC will allow you to discover Clairette and Crémant de Die, but also still wines.
Treat yourself to local specialities : ravioles dioises aux herbes, picodon, honey, walnuts, Diois lamb, … to be found on the markets and at the many local producers
The lavender is part of the landscape and producers open their doors for wellness products but also gourmet recipes.
The Drôme valley has many organically cultivated farmlands, farmers have made the Diois the one of the first organic regions in France, you will therefore be able to find many authentic and quality products. Moreover, the Bio-vallée association aims to make the valley a reference territory in terms of sustainable development.
Die and the Diois
During your stay at our campsite in Die, you won’t have time to be bored!
Close to the campsite, discover the centre of Die and stroll through its renowned Wednesday and Saturday market, dream of the ferme aux papillons in Die, taste at the Muséobulle de la cave de Jaillance and in Vercheny at Clairette Museum. Explore the narrow streets of the picturesque village of Châtillon-en-Diois and then refresh yourself at the Saut du Claps in the bacs of the Roanne valley.
Don’t forget the star plant: lavender and all its secrets by visiting the distilleries (Distillerie des 4 vallées or Bleudiois in saolaure-en-Diois).