Where is Ardeche’s very own Champs Élysées ? Just walk down the cardo (main street) in Alba Helviorum!

Stroll Around the ancient city

Hidden away for over 1500 years, the renowned ancient city is visible once more. Today, you can see the Roman theatre again and innumerable other archeological finds. Across the plain spread a prosperous market town with its theatre, shops, temples and administrative centre. Stroll around the ancient ruins and explore a Roman town right here in the heart of Ardèche !

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MuséAl, the archaeological museum

At the MuséAl, experience first-hand the everyday life of the Helvians in their ancient city. Uncovered during archeological excavations, these artefacts, both familiar and mysterious, reveal the origins of our culture and tell us a lot about our own lives today.