Chestnut markets – Castagnades

Chestnut market (castagnade) in the Ardèche

Chestnuts are an important agricultural product of the Ardèche. For centuries farmers have cultivated the chestnut trees, also known as ‘arbre à pain’ (bread tree). The fruits served as a basis for flour or were eaten in many different ways. Today chestnuts from the Ardèche are still a mark of quality. A special treat are … Read more

The Aven d’Orgnac cave

Aven d'Orgnac

The Aven d’Orgnac cave is one of the biggest limestone caves in France. The southern Ardèche is limestone country. Over the course of countless ages rainwater and rivers have created rocky outcrops and many caves. You can visit at least ten different caves in the Ardèche. The Aven d’Orgnac is perhaps the biggest one and … Read more

The Grotte Chauvet 2

35000-year old drawings in the Caverne du Pont d'Arc

The Grotte Chauvet 2 beautifully and truthfully showcases 36000-year old cave paintings that have been reproduced up to the millimetre. The original cave “La Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc”, discovered in 1994, is a UNESCO World Heritage site with no access except for scientists. This has been done to preserve the integrity of the site and its … Read more

Proudly presenting the new website

The swimming pool with its terrace, deck chairs and sun shades.

Bonjour! Thank you for your interest in Le Moulin de Lande. From July 30, 2017 onwards our website has a new look. Photos have a higher resolution. It’s easier to see availability. You can book online instantly. And of course the website looks great on all devices. Kind regards, Céleste and Theo Schoenmakers