Jardin des Trains Ardéchois

Tourist attractions

Trains run through stations, tunnels and rivers among 900 bonsai trees and 1000 figurines in an amazing garden grown with 25 years of passion. A family-friendly trail, virtual journey, games...see another side to the Ardèche!

In an exceptional setting mixing vegetation and sound models, you will discover the Ardèche differently! Result of 25 years of passion for the territory, this large garden of 2800 m² allows you to discover the remarkable sites of the department, from Haut Vivarais to the Gorges of the Ardèche through the Rhône valley and the Ardèche Volcanoes. Among the achievements of emblematic elements of the Ardèche, you will find in particular faithfully reproduced the Pont d'Arc and its cave, the Mont Gerbier de Jonc, the Intermittent Fountain of Vals-les-Bains, the Lake of Issarlès or the Castle of Crussol… Among the 1:22 scale models, several trains thread their way between the 900 bonsai trees, cross the viaducts spanning the rivers, cross the stations and tunnels of a vast circuit 750 m long. Their sound animations will immerse you in the atmosphere of the trains of yesteryear.
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Spoken languages

  • English
  • French


From 08/04 to 09/07/2023, daily between 2 pm and 6 pm.

From 10/07 to 31/08/2023, daily between 10.30 am and 7 pm.

From 01/09 to 10/09/2023, daily between 2 pm and 6 pm.

From 11/09 to 20/10/2023, every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 5.30 pm.

From 21/10 to 05/11/2023, daily between 2 pm and 5.30 pm.


Services provided

  • Pets welcome
  • Educational visits
  • Coach access
  • Motorhomes allowed


  • Picnic area
  • Bar
  • Toilets
  • Exhibition space
  • Themed path
  • Car park
  • Coach parking


Adult: 8.80 € Child: 6.50 € Family pass: 33 € Student: 7.50 €. Free entry for children < 3 years. Group rate available for > 20 people.

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash


  • Maximum group size: 100
  • Minimum group size : 20


  • Activity
  • Recreational activities
  • Theme park



  • In the country
  • Close to a motorway
  • Village 2 km away