Discover the Vans
The Village Les Vans is located at the foot of the Serre de Barre in the department of Ardeche more precisely in Southern Ardeche or South Ardeche, and near the plateau des Gras, the Gorges de l’Ardèche and your vacation rental at Camping Les Vans. Ideal place to discover the Southern Ardeche on vacation. It is pleasant to stroll all year round in the alleys of the old town where you can enjoy the stores, the wash house, the church and the museum. You will find near Les Vans many Ardèche villages lost in the middle of nature. You will enjoy a very friendly atmosphere with the market on Saturday morning or the night market on Tuesday accessible from your Camping Les Vans 4 stars (July-August) as well as many music concerts, traditional festivals, the fireworks on July 13th… So much so that it is an ideal destination for a vacation in Ardèche, in the former Rhône Alpes region.
In the surroundings of the village, many hikes are possible: with the famous walk in the wood of Païolive where you will see the Bear and the Lion and a superb viewpoint on the Chassezac (extends 15 km south-east of your Camping Les Vans), which has a great biodiversity. For sport lovers, you will be delighted by the variety of activities: a 10 km canoeing descent through the magnificent Chassezac Gorges or can enjoy swimming as well as a picnic, mountain biking, climbing, paragliding, Via Corda, caving, slackline. Official website of the tourist office of Les Vans : www.cevennes-ardeche.com. You can also discover the prehistoric caves that are the Chauvet cave and the Pont d’Arc cave.