La Cité du Chocolat, Valrhona chocolatier in Tain l’Hermitage
Wine tourism: the northern vineyards of the Rhône Valley stretches from Vienna to Valencia along 4,700 acres of eight appellations: Côte-Rôtie, Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage, Condrieu, St. Joseph, Castle Grillet, Saint-Péray and Cornas.
L’Ardéchoise: the biggest cycling event in Europe on 3rd weekend in June and dozens of circuits run all year round in the area : www.ardechoise.com
And also :
The nature and historical heritage of Val d’Ay: Lalouvesc, a spiritual center at 1080 m is a pilgrimage site with panoramic views of the Alps, the Romanesque priory of the 12th century. Veyrines is the sanctuary of Our Lady of Ay in St Romain, the village of St Symphorien and home to the Gallic oppidum of Chirat Blanc.
Following the GR 42 signs, there are dozens of natural trails and paths to follow whether it be for hiking, biking or riding, including all difficulties and all distances.
Equestrian centres: Maison des Poneys (04 75 08 20 30), Ferme Equestre of Arthieux (04 75 34 94 05), Ecuries de Vaillant (04 75 68 50 99), La Marjorie (04 75 67 71 40)
Indoor and outdoor swimming: Satillieu’s waters, the river Ay, Lake Menettes, The Doux gorges, Lake Devesset (48 ha, swimming, sailing, pedaloes …)