In the Valley of the Ardèche: the small village of Balazuc perched picturesquely situated on the top of a steep rocky slope overlooking the Gorge of the River Ardèche.
The area around Balazuc was already inhabited in the stone age. Finds from the neolithic and the end of the bronze age prove it. Remains from antiquity show that the was inhabited by Gauls. At that time the village served as a fortress for the defence against the roman conquest | France