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  • 1 Parchment Museum

    Experience a family business listed as a Rare Craft since 2011 and approved as a Living Heritage Business in 2013.
    4, La Combe du Prieuré
    07100 Annonay
    Adult: 6 €
    Child: 4 €
    Group adults: 5 €. Free entry for children < 5 years.
    Year ticket : 15€
    The museum is free on December !.
    All year round
    Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 2 pm and 6 pm.
    Closed from 8th February to 8th March 2020.
  • 2 Cité du Chocolat Valrhona

    Although chocolate is a product appreciated by all, its mysteries still have to be discovered. It is to unveil what is hidden within a square of chocolate that Valrhona decided to create the "City of Chocolate".


    An interactive and multi-sensory discovery area. Valrhona's expertise will be available to everybody with the emphasis on entertainment, education and how to tickle taste buds, which will allow gourmets and professionals to explore, admire, listen, touch, smell and mainly taste chocolate in all its forms. A first floor has opened including a full-chocolate restaurant, a pastry laboratory to experience by yourself but also a space dedicated to craftsworkers from the chocolate sphere and to Valrhona history. Chocolate shop and tickets for the visit and workshops online:
    12 avenue du Président Roosevelt
    26600 Tain-l'Hermitage
    Adult: 9 to 10.50 €
    Child (5-12 years): 7.50 to 8.50 €
    Student: 8.50 to 9.50 €
    Job seeker: 8.50 to 9.50 €
    Large family: 31 to 34 €. Free entry for children < 5 years. Group rate available for > 20 people.
    Yearly pass : adults €25 / children €20 : unlimited access to the discovery tour of the Cité du Chocolat, 10% outlet on the discovery and pastry workshops, 10% outlet at the restaurant "Comptoir Porcelana".
    From 01/01 to 29/02/2020, daily.
    Closed exceptionally on 13/01, 14/01, 15/01, 16/01, 17/01, 18/01, 19/01 and bank holidays.
    Exceptionnally close to january the 19th.
    From 01/03 to 31/10/2020, daily.
    Closed exceptionally on May 1st.
    From 02/11/2020 to 28/02/2021, daily.
    Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.
  • 3 Strange Museum

    Come to discover, nested at the bottom of an alley, the Strange Museum, by Odile and André Douzet.
    29 rue du Plat
    07340 Serrières
    Free to participate. Rate in appreciation of the public.
    For groups, rate on request.
    Throughout the year, on booking only
    Closed on Friday.
  • 4 Bargees' Museum

    The museum is inside the Saint-Sornin chapel, a classified monument. It has three main sections: - a collection of recently uncovered religious frescoes - the necropolis church - canal transport and bargee crosses (fixed to the front of the barges).
    Ancienne Eglise Saint Sornin
    Quai Jules Roche Sud
    07340 Serrières
    Adult: 4 €
    Group adults: 4 €. Free entry for children < 12 years.
    From 01/06 to 15/09.
    Closed on Tuesday.
    Closed exceptionally on July 14th and August 15th.
    From 10:00 to 12:00 am and 2:30 to 6:00 pm.
    Visit for a group all the year, on demand.
  • 5 Barou milling

    The workshop still in service on Vinzieux, is specialized in the manufacturing of viscose textile. A second workshop, today stopped, can be visited for the most great pleasure of our eyes.
    Pont de la Pierre
    07340 Vinzieux
    Prices not available.
    All year round, daily.
    Ask the Tourist Information Office to visit this monument.
  • 6 Aromas' house

    Come and discover the wines' aromas in a fun decor with a presentation of 9 families of aromas.
    Cave Saint-Désirat
    Quartier Tine Rodet n°8
    07340 Saint-Désirat
    Free entry.
    From 01/01 to 31/12, daily.
    Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.
    From 9 am to 12 pm and 2 to 6:30 pm.
  • 7 Canson and Montgolfier paper mill Museum

    The paper mill museum is in the house where the Montgolfier brothers (inventors of the hot-air balloon) were born. It brings 17th-21st century paper milling to life with machines, demos by guides and more.
    700, rue de Vidalon
    07430 Davézieux
    Adult: 5.50 €
    Child: 4.20 €
    Group adults: 5.50 to 6.90 €
    Group children: 4.20 to 5.50 €. Free entry for children < 6 years, the drivers. Group rate available for > 15 people.
    All year round, every Wednesday and Sunday between 2.30 pm and 6 pm.
    July and August : everyday from 2:30 to 6 pm.
  • 8 Still Museum - Jean-Gauthier Distillery

    The "Still Museum" retraces the life of the "bouilleurs de cru", or jobbing distillers, at the period when the right to distill was still handed down from generation to generation.
    600, route du Syrah
    07340 Saint-Désirat
    Free of charge. 2,5€/pers for a group (more than 20 persons) with a free sample bottle.
    From 01/07 to 31/08, daily.
    Week : 8 am to 12 pm and 2 to 6 pm
    Saturday, sunday and Holy Days : 10 am to 12 pm and 2 to 6:30 pm.
    From 01/09 to 30/06, daily.
    Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.
    Week : 8 am to 12 pm and 2 to 6 pm
    Saturday : 10 am to 12 pm and 2 to 6:30 pm
    Sunday and Holy Days : 2 to 6:30 pm.
  • 9 Espace Joseph Besset - Wheelwrighting to coachwork museum

    Guided tour of 2 sites (900m) telling the story of J. Besset from his wheelwright apprenticeship to car body work and making coaches. Video room, small-scale models, vehicle exhibition. Tour option including museum and Iveco Bus.
    Route de Burdignes
    07690 Vanosc
    Reduced price: 4 €
    Adult: 6 €
    Group adults: 4 €
    Group children: 2 €. Free entry for children < 15 years.
    From 15/04 to 15/10/2020 between 3 pm and 6.30 pm.
    Closed Monday and Tuesday.
    All over the year on appointment.
  • 10 Moulin sur Cance bridge

    Moulin sur Cance
    07430 Vernosc-lès-Annonay
    Free access.
    All year round, daily.
  • 11 Mineral & Co

    2 avenue de la Gare
    Immeuble Le République
    07100 Annonay
    Free of charge.
    All year round
    Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 9 AM and noon and between 2.30 PM and 6.30 PM. On Saturday between 9 AM and noon.

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