Focus on a study of human geography, the bridges of the Rhône by Abel Chatelain, or how to discover the history and development of river crossings through time.
Situated on the banks of the Rhône at the end of the Rue du Port in Champagne, a distinctive building catches the eye: the Pile du Bac à Traille, a reaction ferry pillar, once used to transport passengers from one bank of the river to the other.
On 20 July 2017, in Chroniques Sauvages on France Inter, Robert Arnaut offered to (re)broadcast a radio programme from 1996. The Montgolfier brothers? 42 minutes devoted to the hot-air balloon and its inventors, the Montgolfier brothers, and the Annonay-Rhône region from which the first aerostat took to the skies… It’s a poetic, historic and technical…
Since 1782 and the first successful flight of an aerostat at Vidalon in the Montgolfier brothers‘ park, the Annonay-Rhône area has become the“city of hot-air balloons“.
Are you familiar with the parks and gardens in Annonay-Rhône and in the towns and villages of the conurbation?Here’s a closer look at the main green spaces in the northern Ardèche.
Vidalon is the business hub for the Annonay-Rhône conurbation, combining coworking facilities, training rooms, a business incubator and a business hotel.
The birth of the hot-air balloon, a story that’s several hundred years old in the Annonay-Rhône conurbation. A France Télévision report to (re)discover.
Annonay-Rhône and hot-air balloons go back nearly 250 years. Let’s take a closer look at this passion for flight, which originated in the Ardèche region.