25 rapids on the Ardeche river for canoeists and lots of relaxation for the less energetic. From the resort you can leave for every kind of adventure! What are you waiting for?
The Verdon gorges form the largest canyon in Europe, the most beautiful and famous, where in some places the rocks rise sheer, towering over 700 metres. The Verdon River and its tributaries have carved over millennia these impressive gorges in the limestone, leaving views and scenery it is truly beautiful. The bends of the river are lovely to see, even from the vantage points along the highway. There is organised by the canoe trip for the whole family!
Near Vallon Pont d'Arc you will find shops, restaurants and a beautiful exhibition on prehistoric cave drawings of the Chauvet caves.
We strongly advise you to take a trip in a canoe along the river Ardèche crossing the Pont d'Arc, a natural arch over the river. Or if you just want peace of mind, all localities in the region have a wonderful natural surroundings. The Ardeche has everything you need!
Average summer temperature: 28 degrees
Ancient cave paintings
Natural Bridge of Pont 'd'Arc
Goat's cheeses; suchas Chevreton and Pico Dons
Wine, cheese and 'marrons glaces'
If you get chance take a trip in a canoe or kayak on the river Ardeche. If you prefer to take a refreshing dip then visit La Beaume where you can enjoy yourself on a beautiful beach and its stunning rock formations.
Shopping is easy in a pedestrian city like Lyon. Just follow the pedestrian zones of the ‘Rue de la République’ and ‘Rue Président Edouard Herriot’. For those who prefer to buy fresh local produce, the village of ‘Argentiere’ has a perfect market for this.
Love the Ardèche but do not have enough time to visit it all? Not to wory - the Ardeche Miniature village 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.