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Practical information

Opening Hours and rates

Opening hours

The Palais idéal welcomes you every day, Sundays and public holidays included, except on 01/01, from 15 to 31/01 included and on 25/12.

JANUARY
9:30 – 16:30

FEBRUARY / MARCH
9:30 – 17:30

APRIL / MAY / JUNE
9:30 – 18:30

JULY / AUGUST
9:00 – 18:30

SEPTEMBER
9:30 – 18:30

OCTOBER / NOVEMBER
9:30 – 17:30

DECEMBER
9:30 – 16:30

Sommet du Palais Idéal
Galerie du Palais Idéal

Individual rates 2024

Adult9.50 €
Child (6 to 16 years)
Free for child under 6 and disabled child up to 16
5.50
Reduced
Disabled people, jobseekers, students on presentation of proof
6.50 €
Audioguide 2.00 €
Online booking: -0.50 € per ticket

Group rates 2024

15 PERS.

Adult6.00 €
Child (3 to 16 years)
Free for child under 3 years old and disabled child up to 16 years old
4.00 €
Bus driver
1 person for every 20 people (10 for school groups) Free of charge
Free
Guided tour on reservation
1 hour service offered to adult groups of up to 50 people (subject to availability)
Entrance fee + 80.00 €

The coach park is subject to a charge (by credit card at the exit of the P3 car park): free for the first 3 hours or 10 € for the dayparking.

PAYMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS


COMING TO THE IDEAL PALACE OF POSTMAN CHEVAL

Le Palais idéal is located in the centre of the village :
8 rue du Palais – 26390 Hauterives – FRANCE

A7
Exit 12 > Grenoble
Exit 13 > Saint~Donat

A48
Exit 9 > La~Côte~St~André

A49
Exit 7 > Beaurepaire

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By car

Make sure you prepare your itinerary as well as possible, because even if the direction of Hauterives or the Palais idéal is relatively well indicated, it sometimes happens that the GPS gets lost in Drôme des Collines. Parking area less than 100 m from the Palais Idéal.

GPS COORDINATES
Lat 45.255889 Long 5.027794
Lat N 45° 15’ 21.2004’’ (+45° 15’ 21.2004’’) Long E 5° 1’ 40.0584’’ (+5° 1’ 40.0584’’)


NO CAR ?
Think about renting a car from a private person, easy and cheap.
www.getaround.com

CO-VOITURING
Are you planning to visit the Ideal Palace? Save money and the environment by sharing your trip with other visitors who had the same idea at the same time.
www.blablacar.fr
www.carstops.org

BY COACH AND MOTORHOME

Special parking area – follow the signs for the motorhome area in the village. Paid parking (payment by credit card only at the exit of the car park)

TARIFS 2023
FREE for the first 3 hours – 10 € per day


PUBLIC TRANSPORT

FROM THE TRAIN STATION IN SAINT VALLIER SUR RHÔNE
Take a bus from Saint Vallier to Hauterives (about 30 minutes journey)
See the bus timetable line 3
Take a taxi: Taxis Vallon
Tél. +33 (0)4 75 23 23 23

FROM THE TRAIN STATION OF ROMANS SUR ISÈRE
Take a bus from Romans sur Isère to Hauterives (about 30 minutes journey).
See the bus timetable line 12
Take a taxi : Taxis Drômois
Tél. +33 (0)4 75 05 15 05

TAXI À HAUTERIVES
Taxis de la Haute Galaure
Tél. +33 (0)4 75 68 80 52 / +33 (0)6 07 84 86 13
Taxi Genève
Tél. +33 (0)6 37 75 55 63


AROUND HAUTERIVES
Discover, eat and sleep in the surroundings:

website of the tourist Porte de DrômArdèche
website of Visites en Drôme