The surroundings and activities

Mountains, hills, plains and valleys, caves, rocks and rivers … let yourself be tempted by the wide variety of landscapes with castles, Romanesque churches and ruins. Join in the many cultural festivities. Le Chastan is located in the heart of the Drôme, one of the most beautiful regions in southern France and offers both the purity of the mountains and the gentle influence of the southern Mediterranean. The ideal combination for your holidays in the midst of nature. Whether you fancy a siesta under a tree, walking in the mountains, a stroll around a market, lazing on a terrace or a refreshing swim in the river, it’s all here!

  • – Playing Petanque or enjoy the hammock in the shade of a tree (on site).
    – A visit to the local craft market in Dieulefit or enjoy a terrace under the plane trees in Saoû.
    – Visit picturesque villages or cultural heritage and castles (Le Poet-Laval, Suze-la-Rousse, Grignan, Adhémar-Montélimar) or the Tower of Crest (highest fortified tower of France, 52 m, XII and XV century).
    – Enjoying dinner in one of the many fantastic restaurants in the neighbourhood.
    – Descent of the river La Drôme by Canoe (20 min. away).
    – Marked bicycle and mountain bike trails and some serious ‘cols’ for biking enthusiasts, the Mont Ventoux at 70km from here.
    – The lavender route (late June / early July).
    – A game of tennis (in Saoû area, 4kmaway or free court in Puy-Saint-Martin, 8km away).
    – 11 Mapped itineraries (for car or motorbike)