Your vacation residence in Ardèche
Your vacation residence in Ardèche
In the heart of a green setting, a stone's throw from the river Chassezac and the typical Ardèche village of Casteljau, our team awaits you for a rejuvenating getaway in our residence, the ideal base for passionately savoring the Ardèche and its riches.
The little plus : the Château atmosphere offered by this splendid wooded domain, for a total disconnection.
The perfect place to discover the jewels of the southern Ardèche
Are you looking for a rental in Ardeche ? Located in a magnificent garden with trees, between forest and scrubland, in a bucolic setting, mixing simplicity and sweetness of life... Lou Castel is in complete osmosis with the beauty of the surroundings. A stay out of time and far from all pollution awaits you, to simply enjoy the many riches that nature offers us during your vacations in Ardeche.
The visits not to be missed :
Activities and leisure activities in the vicinity :
Hiking in Ardeche and cycling to discover the region
Cycle tourism, or how to discover the Ardèche while preserving nature. For your comfort, the residence has two bicycle rooms, one of which has an electric connection (except during the summer school vacations).
What to do in Ardèche ? What if you discovered the region by bike ! Gentle family rides or a real sporting challenge on small country roads leading to formidable passes in a preserved nature... to each his own!
Your 3-star residence in the South of Ardèche
In total harmony with its preserved setting, all the apartments of the Lou Castel residence have a large bay window opening onto a private terrace on the ground floor or a balcony on the first floor. Choose between four types of fully-equipped, bright and comfortable accommodations in our vacation residence in Ardèche.
Our rental in Ardeche with swimming pool includes 94 apartments from 2 rooms for 2 people to 3 rooms for 6 people with balcony or terrace, located on the ground floor or second floor. Accommodation, bed linen and towels, outdoor parking are included in the price. To complete your experience with us: access to the swimming pool and the sports grounds as well as the animations during the summer school vacations are also included in the formula.
The + : towels and household linen, cleaning kit provided.
This flat is adapted for people with reduced mobility
Service & Facilities included
- End of stay cleaning (except kitchen area) : 49€ to 77€.
- They are welcome: pets (dogs and cats under 8 kg). 14€ per night and per animal
A snack bar for your summer vacations in Ardèche
On vacation, it is even more important to eat well... If you can combine gourmet food and culinary discovery, it's even better!
Your vacations in Ardèche or the pleasure of eating
During your vacations, take advantage of your stay to treat yourself to local specialties from the Ardèche ! Local and seasonal products are honored in the recipes of the local restaurant owners. In summer, make your life easier, a snacking service is available directly on site!
From July 9 to August 27, the residence's snacking service offers light recipes to take back to your apartments or to enjoy on the sunny terrace of our 12th century castle...
Two evenings a week, treat yourself to a moment of relaxation and tasting : a guinguette party and a barbecue night are organized during the summer vacations. Our chef honors local and seasonal products, for the greatest pleasure of his guests! (guinguette party with extra charge)
Because we work with producers located less than 150km from each of our locations, we want to introduce them to you.
Every autumn the emblematic fruit of the Ardèche, the chestnut, makes its comeback.
10 villages in the Monts d'Ardèche Regional Natural Park live to the rhythm of the Castagnades festivals: festive gatherings in the village squares, "Castagnades" menus in restaurants and gourmet walks await you!!
Your Vacances Bleues Residence in Ardèche
What to visit in the Ardèche ? Thanks to its numerous natural sites and its rich architectural heritage, the south of the Ardèche abounds in leisure activities for all: hiking or mountain biking, white water sports, walks and discoveries of the "Villages de Caractère"...
The residence Lou Castel is the ideal place for vacations in Ardeche combining relaxation, conviviality and activities!
Looking for a relaxing and multi-activity stay?
During the summer vacations, experience a 100% vitamin-packed holiday!
Our residence is transformed into a holiday club, for the pleasure of young and old.
All animations included in your stay from 02/07 to 27/08/22.
- Daytime activities: sports tournaments, gym, aquagym, walks...
- Yoga classes, at an extra cost.
- Family outing with a visit to a producer: wine, goat farm...
- Entertainment every evening: "Apéro by VB," musical evenings...
Bonus: a guinguette party and a barbecue evening are organised during the summer holidays. (guinguette party with extra charge)
- Outdoor heated swimming pool with paddling pool, open from 30/04 to 24/09.
- 1 multisports field, 1 volleyball court, 1 petanque court.
- 2 table tennis (rackets and balls on sale at the reception).
- 1 table soccer (paying).
- 1 playground for children
- 1 game room with billiard room in the castle
A river for white water sports just a few steps from the residence
The Chassezac and its gorges, the second largest river in the Ardèche, are only 20 minutes away from the residence for the more athletic, or 5 minutes by car for families with children. On the spot, a free parking is at your disposal. Ready for an invigorating dive? Here, a multitude of white water sports await you :
- canoeing, kayaking, rafting, canyoning
- white water swimming
- via ferrata, climbing, speleolo
- accrobranche course
In Ardèche there is no lack of activities ! Every summer Sunday at 7pm, a welcome drink is organized in the presence of our service providers: canoe rental, canyoning, caving, mountain bike rental... or even prehistory specialists... come and meet them and book your discovery activities.
Hiking trails marked out from the residence
From the fast walk to the trail for the most efficient... to climb on the paths of the south Ardèche, it is to renew with a preserved nature, in the heart of landscapes of any beauty.
>> The region is full of easy, moderate or sporty hiking trails for all types of walkers.
There are many marked trails starting from the residence and the region is full of walks for all levels of ability.
- The Casteljau peninsula and the Grotte du Renard, discovery of the Chassezac gorges with passages at river level.
- The Necropolis of Granges and its dolmens.
- The Païolive wood and the Granzon stream, enchanting landscapes, a mineral and vegetal chaos in a site classified as a Sensitive Natural Area.
The southern Ardèche offers several signposted mountain bike routes. An ecological way to visit the nuggets of the country of the olive tree, the vine and the chestnut tree. You can also try your hand at velorail, an unusual outdoor activity!
Mountain bikers, welcome to your home. Casteljau is the ideal playground, from the classic trail to the more athletic trial, you will be seduced by these exceptional and spectacular routes!
You will discover the emblematic landscapes of the south of the Ardèche, including the Païolive wood and its many natural and heritage treasures, and will hurtle down the slopes of the Cévennes mountains through a breathtaking landscape.
The southern Ardèche, a region to explore
- Villages of character : Les Vans, Naves, Banne, Balazuc, Thines...
- Caves in the Ardèche such as the Chauvet 2 cave.
- Antraiques-sur-Volane, the village of Jean Ferrat.
- The Chassezac and Ardèche gorges.
- The Monts d'Ardèche Natural Park and the Cévennes.
A Vacances Bleues club designed for families
Our children's clubs and Teen's world are free
Our teams of professional activity leaders organise daily activities for your children and teenagers from 3 months to 17 years old, in fun and safe areas dedicated to each age.
- Les P'tits Nosors 3 to 8 years
- The Juniors 9 to 12 years
- Teen's world 13 to 17 years
Bloubi, the Vacances Bleues mascot, will meet you in our clubs for moments of sharing::
- BLOUBI challenge : a collective game of skill.
- VB FAMILY : A family activity that brings together young and old: olympiads, orienteering races…
- BLOUBI party : Every evening, meet on the dance floor with the animators !
- BLOUBI awards : At the end of the stay, the graduation ceremony with a photo session and a dedication of Bloubi.
For an easy arrival
Résidence VACANCES BLEUES
How to reach us
From Paris :
By A71 or A77 then A75 - Motorway exit: N°17 towards Montelimar nord then N102
By A6 then A7 - Motorway exit: N°16 towards Loriol towards Privas/La Voulte/Livron/Loriol then N104
By planeMontpellier airport at 140 km. Nîmes airport at 100 km.
Montélimar station at 70 km.
Reception opening hours :
(depending on the season)
Arrivals: from 5pm
Departures: before 10am
Phone : +33(0)4 91 00 96 48
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