Aubenas The Essential
The robust silhouettes of the château and the dome of St Benoît still stand out above the old ramparts, immutable witnesses to the town's rich past. In fine weather the small Vivarois city plays host to walkers and climbers. And all year round it's pleasant to stock up on local produce at the Saturday morning market.
It cuts a fine figure with its façade
Opposite the castle, the Maison aux