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The Stevenson Trail - Cevennes
The Stevenson Trail
From Le Puy en Velay to Saint-Jean-du-Gard. You traverse the Natural Park of the Cévennes as Robert Louis Stevenson did. The Stevenson Trail

Self-guided walks


ARDECHE : Vals les Bains

Walking holiday and health spa rejuvenation

In the heart of the Vivarais mountains, Vals-les-Bains is an excellent centre for exploring the beautiful valleys of the Ardèche and the Volane rivers. There are many walking routes and the centre is equidistant from the famous Gorges of the Ardèche, the Massif of the Tanargue and the mountains of Ardèche.
What could be more natural than to take life easy while benefiting from the pampering and rejuvenation offered by the magnificently renovated thermal baths?

Walking holiday and health spa rejuvenation

What we offer
 [Vals-les-Bains] -
Vals-les-Bains From a centre Self-guided
Period  
Cost per person
Single bedroom
Single participant
 
May 15, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
Hôtel 3 ***
795 €
140 €
0 €
May 15, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
Hôtel 2 **
695 €
115 €
0 €

Single bedroom: Supplement for single bedroom - Single participant: Supplement for Single Participant -
ProgrammeDAY 1: Welcome at the hotel at the end of the afternoon.

DAY 2: Circuit of Thieure : Two small hill-climbs, and a walk along a banks of the river Volane where you can bathe, the walk also takes you through several typical Ardèche hamlets .

DAY 3: Circuit of the three rivers .

DAY 4: Aïgo Vivo : This takes you from Antraigues (a village with plenty of character) to Vals les Bains.

DAY 5: The Ste Marguerite.

DAY 6: Circuit to the Orientation Table : The walk takes you to Saint Julien du Serre (where there is a Romanesque church which is well worth looking at)
The holiday finishes at the end of the afternoon.



Description sheet Document PDFWalks in France Vals les Bains.pdf

Duration6 days - 5 nights - 5 days walking - 5 sessions of rejuvenation.

CommentsWalk in yhe morning and sessions of rejuvenation in the afternoon


CommentsHotel ** or *** depending on the option chosen.


Getting thereBy car:

Vals Les Bains is on the D578 in Ardèche, 630 Km from Paris, 121 Km from Lyon, 71 Km fromValence and 6 Km from Aubenas.

From Paris, take the A6 to Lyon, then the A7 towards Marseille. Take the exit signposted: Privas / Loriol sur Drôme / Montélimar- sud (Bretelle A7 / N 304). Continue to Vals by the D578.

By train:
TGV (High Speed Train) to Valence then taxi to Vals-les-Bains.


GradientEasy to medium; 3-4 hours' walking per day. The walking is suitable for anyone who has the necessary minimum of fitness. Some of the walks are a little more difficult as there are some steep slopes.

Level of difficulty

The price includes: - Half board
- 5 sessions in the health centre
- A guidebook (for 1 to 4 people).
- Accommodation tax


The price DOES NOT includes : - Transportation to or from the railway stations of Valence
- Complementary care in the health centre
- Insurance
- Drinks
- The midday picnic and personal expenses.



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