Ardèche and Drôme, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ardèche and Drôme, France? If you're planning to go to Ardèche and Drôme, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Ardèche and Drôme, France

Based on the climate and weather in Ardèche and Drôme, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Ardèche and Drôme, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ardèche and Drôme, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Ardèche and Drôme, France by month

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January

January in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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February

If you visit Ardèche and Drôme during February, you may notice that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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March

March here is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

Traveling to Ardèche and Drôme in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you visit Ardèche and Drôme during May, you may notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

June in Ardèche and Drôme is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Ardèche and Drôme in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Ardèche and Drôme in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you go to Ardèche and Drôme in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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November

November in Ardèche and Drôme is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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