Ruoms is a medieval and tourist village on the banks of the river Ardèche.
Near the Arleblanc camp-site, Ruoms is a medieval village with well preserved ramparts and 7 round towers. The omnipresent limestone reminds visitors that Ruoms was formerly famous for its quarries. Labaume stone was even used for the base of the Statue of Liberty in New York.
Ruoms is also famous for its wines, sold by the UVICA (The Ardèche winemakers association) – and by the Arleblanc Domaine grocery
With its Friday morning market and its shopping streets, Ruoms bustles.
Drive down through the defiles of Ruoms. The road winds through limestones cliffs, tunnels and vaults hacked through the rocks.