Hôtel Helvie
5 Avenue Claude Expilly
07600 Vals-les-Bains

4 star hotel in the Ardèche

The Hôtel Helvie is nestled in Vals-les-Bains, in the southern Ardèche, in the heart of the Regional Natural Park des Monts d'Ardèche.

An exceptional natural and historical heritage to discover from the hotel

How to find us?

By car

- From the North (Paris or Lyon) :  A7 motorway (direction Marseille). Exit 16 : take the direction of Le Pouzin Privas-Aubenas; follow the D104 until Vals-les-Bains. or Exit 17.Follow the direction of Aubenas.

- From the South (Marseille, Montpellier) : A7 motorway (direction Lyon). Exit 18 : take the direction Viviers, then Alba-la-Romaine then folllow the N102 until Vals-les-Bains

- From the West (Clermont-Ferrand) : A75 motorway (direction Montpellier/Issoire). Exit 20 : Take the N102 until Vals-les-Bains.

GPS Coordinates

Latitude : 44 655497 
Longitude : 4 367089​

By train

Train station SNCF Montélimar : ligne TGV et lignes TER (Valence, Miramas, Avignon, Lyon)

Gare SNCF de Valence : ligne TGV et  lignes TER (Lyon, Romans, Avignon, Briançon, Genève, Marseille)

Nearby main towns

Distances in kms between theHôtel Helvie in Vals-les-Bains and : 

TOWNDISTANCES EN KMSTIME
Montélimar46 km50 mn
Valence74 km1 h 15
Puy-en-Velay87 km1 h 30
Grenoble166 km2 h 15
Lyon175 km2 h 15
Clermont-Ferrand205 km3 h 00
Marseille212 km2 h 20

Tourism

The Hôtel Helvie is the ideal starting point to spread around the Ardèche and discover all its natural treasures : prehistoric caves, famous Pont d'Arc, spectacular gorges, lakes, mountains ...

Discover also the picturesque villages, practice outdoor activities  and water sports ...

Vals-les-Bains combines tourism with authenticity and emotion!

Natural sites : 

  • Cévennes : le Pont du Diable, Cascade du Ray-Pic
  • The mountain : Mont Gerbier-de-Jonc, lac d'Issarlès, Mont MézencThe caves : grotte Chauvet, grotte de la Cocalière, Aven d'Orgnac
  • Southern Ardèche: bois de Païolive, gorges de l'Ardèche
  • From the Coiron to the Ardèche valley: vallée de l'Ibie

Activities

Sports and outdoor activities: hiking, canoeing, canyoning, rafting, swimming, horseback riding, dog sledding, mountain biking, paragliding, fishing, climbing, acrobatic tree courses...

Historical and cultural sites : 

  • Villages de caractère : Antraigues, Vinezac, Vogüe, Balazuc, Labeaume, Jaujac, Meyras, Bannes...
  • Aubenas cité d'Art et d'Histoire
  • Vestiges antiques d'Alba-la-Romaine
  • Abbatiale de Cruas