Visit the cave of Vallont Pont d’Arc
Vallon Pont d’Arc located in south Ardeche, is famous for its prehistoric sites and cultural tourism.
This village has only 2,000 inhabitants in winter but sees its population multiplied by 10 in summer. At the footstep of the famous Nature Reserve of the Ardeche Gorges, Vallon Pont d’Arc attracts more and more tourists wanting to discover or rediscover this classified site as one of the finest in France.
Along the river, you will pass under the famous Pont d’Arc, a natural arch over 60 meters high and classified “Grand Site de France”.
The ‘Pont d’Arc’ arch has become one of the favorite areas of interest to visitors including athletes. Indeed, many try the descent of the gorges of Ardeche in a canoe or kayak, hiking along the famous river. A road above overlooks these gorges, where one can enjoy magnificent views.
Take advantage of your stay in campsite Vallon Pont d’Arc to discover its village. The feudal castle housing seven Aubusson tapestries classified as historical monuments, museums and its market are all visits to be made in the heart of the village.
Its animations are also part of the charms of Vallon Pont d’Arc. The Lavender Festival, the Olive Festival and the Prehistory Days are some of the most beautiful events. These are opportunities to get a closer look at the culture and people.
As Vallon Pont d’Arc marks the starting point of the natural reserve of the Gorges d’Ardèche, the descent by canoe or following the hiking trails overlooking the canyons seduce the most sportive. It is possible to make this discovery by boat for the most lazy.
Many other leisure activities await you around Vallon Pont d’Arc, such as the prehistoric caves such as the Grotte de Chauvet, Saint-Marcel-d’Ardèche, the Château des Roure 15th century, the Aven Marzal and many others.
More information on www.vallon-pont-darc.com.