Days Out: Valence & Drome

Le Chateau de Grignan
This Chateau is one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture anywhere in France. The origins of the building date back to the 11th century.The chateau and gardens are open daily. Based at Grignan (26)
Minature Village
Minature village with over 80 houses, more than 1,000 figurines, figures and animals. Many of the scenes are animated with over 15,000 accesories on show. Based at Little Tuiliere, Grignan (26)
Butterfly Garden
Park housing hundreds of different rare breeds of butterflies from all over the world. Visitors may even see butterflies been hatched from incubators. Located at Le Jardin des Decouvertes, ferme aux papillons, Route de Gap, Die (26)
Aquarium des Tropiques
Aquarium with hundreds of tropical fish in 26 seperate aquariums. The aquarium has fish from all over the world. Based at 23 route de Crest, Allex (26).
Crocodile Farm
Rare collection of over 400 Crocodiles and alligators from around the world. The farm is spread over 8000 square metres and also features a group of giant tortoises from the Seychelle islands. Based at Les Blachettes, Pierrelatte (26).