The waterways offer beautiful shores of Ardèche in which to relax, but also offer plenty of adventure for lovers of canoeing and kayaking. Choose a campsite in this region and enjoy the fascinating natural surroundings!
If you are fond of water sports and extreme sports then stay in this beautiful region of France. Canoeing and kayaking are excellent opportunities for sport and at the same visit the beautiful landscapes of Ardèche. Here you will pass through narrow gorges and impressive rock formations. We advise you to find a shady spot in camp, under the trees, because the summers are hot in this region. Highlights include the majestic gorges of the Ardèche. The rocks of the water consumed over time created a wonderful arched bridge, a brand of this region.
The Ardèche is not only famous for its rivers and deep gorges, but also for the beautiful forests and limestone caves. Aven d'Orgnac, for example, is a charming cave located in the picturesque village of Vallon Pont d'Arc. Cévennes and the Ardèche Mountains offer face long journeys on foot or by mountain bike. Do not miss the ancient villages, easily reached from the campsite, where you can buy the typical French markets.
Average summer temperature: 28 degrees
Ancient cave paintings
Natural Bridge of Pont 'd'Arc
Goat's cheeses; Chevreton and Pico Dons
Wine, cheese and 'marrons glaces'
Of course it is advisable to arrange a trip in a canoe or kayak on the river Ardeche. If you prefer to take a refreshing dip, Labeaume enjoys a beautiful beach and stunning rock formations.
Shopping can be perhaps too relaxing in a pedestrian city like Lyon. Just follow the pedestrian zones of the ‘Rue de la République’ and ‘Rue Président Edouard Herriot’ to empty your wallet. For those who prefer to buy fresh local produce, the village of ‘Argentiere’ has a perfect market for this.
Love the Ardèche but don’t have enough time to visit it all? Do not worry about that, the Ardeche Miniature will help you do this.
Specialties of the region; ‘marrons glaces de l'Ardeche’ are an excellent souvenir. Another typical dish of the region is the ‘Poulet aux Ecrevisses’, a particular combination of chicken and shrimp.