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Discover Châtillon-en-diois

The village of Châtillon has a rich cultural and natural heritage : it’s surrounded by the Glandasse mountain, the Bez river and vineyards. Its architectural heritage is impressive with its medieval alleys and its botanical path. Indeed, an incredible collection of plants spreads across the village. Two circuits provide an opportunity to discover the village :

Historical tour :
This circuit is made of 14 landmarks dedicated to Châtillon’s architecture and history. It’s a historical trip from roman times all the way to the 20th century. Discover the castle’s site, the remains of the ramparts, the medieval alleys, the 18th century’s flourishing commercial, agricultural and industrial life, the two churches, the townhouse and its mural paintings, the school and what remains of the imperial gendarmerie.
Guided tour for groups by reservation (

Botanical tour :
Châtillon-en-Diois is part of « Drôme’s botanical villages ». This circuit is dedicated to climbing and ground-covering plants. It allows you to discover 350 species of plants. Each plant is labelled according to international standarts. You can get a presentation sheet  from the town hall or the tourism office. Le circuit is taken care of by the city and the « Fleurs et Fontaines » association.

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Other activities in an around Châtillon

  • Guided hikes with donkeys with the «  refuge d’archiane »
  • Walks through the Jean Giono forest
  • « Sentier des cabanons » (footpath winding into the vineyard)
  • Horse and horse-drawn carriage rides
  • Local swimming pool (numerous activities)
  • Boulodrôme (« jeu de boules » pitch)
  • Fishing spots
  • Mountain-bike trails
  • Wine-cellar visits. Discover wines from the vineyards that spread across the Vercor national park’s southern slopes
  • Recreational center for children at  « ABRACADABRA »
  • Tree-climbing with « Arbo-magic »
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain biking, canyoning, kayaking, rafting, speleology, via ferrata… with Aloa’Venture www.aloaventure.com

For more information regarding those activities, get in touch with Châtillon’s tourism office, Square Jean Giono. Phone :

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.For more information you can also visit : www.drome-dispo.com or www.diois-tourisme.com for online booking