Discover the Ardèche
When we talk about the Ardeche, images of the famous Ardeche gorges, the spectacular natural landscapes and the villages of character nestled in cliffs come immediately to mind. With its exceptional heritage, it is the perfect destination for a green holiday or a nature escape. This region is a true paradise not only for nature lovers but also for white-water sports enthusiasts and lovers of old stones. It easily seduces families, groups of friends and couples who dream of relaxation and outdoor recreation. Don’t wait any longer and discover the region from our campsite Les Vans en Ardèche.
The territory of the Southern Ardeche abounds in natural and historical sites to discover in the heart of the Ardeche countryside. It lends itself to various leisure activities and discoveries. Lovers of hiking, canoeing and kayaking are the first to be satisfied with the hiking trails and gorges created by the river Ardèche in the canyons and the Rhone valley. The discovery of the gorges of the Ardeche in Canoeing, by mountain bike, on foot or simply for swimming are among the musts. Discover the Ardèche by bike, check out our selection of recommended tours. The preserved areas also hide lakes and rivers, ideals for fishing, swimming and walks. Discovery of volcanic sites, prehistoric caves (such as the Aven d’Orgnac or the Chauvet cave), medieval castles and picturesque Ardèche villages with narrow streets smelling the soil of South Ardèche are also on the program. You will also find spas to recharge your batteries in the middle of nature in Ardèche. Whatever your desires, you will find your happiness.
Your vacations in Ardèche will allow you to discover its famous tourist sites and the remains of a rich medieval past. Starting with the famous Gorges de l’Ardèche, Vallon Pont d’Arc, the mounts of Ardèche and breathtaking landscapes of the Mont Gerbier de Jonc, the Ray-Pic waterfall or those of the Mont Mézenc. The must-see places of the Ardèche also include the very picturesque Bois de Païolive and the Pont du Diable as well as the “Village de Caractère” such as Naves, Banne, Labeaume, Balazuc, Ruoms, Voguë and its castle, counting among the most beautiful villages of the Ardèche department and the Rhône Alpes region … To discover this region in a different way, visits to mysterious caves such as those of the Caverne du Pont d’Arc and the producers’ markets are excellent ways to do so. The Ardeche has plenty of surprises in store for you! Find all the tourist sites on Guide Ardeche.