Canoeing in South Ardeche

Canoeing, canoeing sensation, the Ardeche offers you a multitude of facets to explore with family or friends.

pont d'arc ardècheA key activity for outdoor tourism since the 1970s, canoeing is an essential activity in the Ardeche. In fact, the Auvergne-Rhone-Alps region has given birth to numerous international champions in the category. Benoit Peschier the Vallonnais won the gold medal at the Olympic slalom in 2004.



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The Pont d’Arc valley in Ardèche is the best known site for canoeing with the family. Your campsite is located near the Pont d’Arc.

The gorges of Ardeche are the natural spectacle of the most beautiful in France. Following the section of the river Ardeche along the 32 kilometers of descent in the throats, you have the choice of practicing the activity of white water according to your desires:

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The contemplative descent that reveals cliff landscapes along the crystal clear water course. You will cross small technical passages such as the water slides of the river but overall, a zen ride is offered to you!

The sporting descent for the thrill seekers, you will find your happiness in the rapids, sailing between the rocks, taming the “potholes” and other technical passages of the bubbling river! Although you run the risk of your kayak turning, the whitewater activity is supervised by certified instructors offering security for reckless practitioners.

Several formulas are available to you for the descent of the gorges of the Ardèche in canoe:

The formula discover, in 2 steps of your camping or the sporting descent a little more upstream of the river. You can rent your canoe (canoe-kayak) or be accompanied by a nature guide.
The formula “bivouac” with a descent of 2 days with a night in one of the bivouacs of the national nature reserve of the Ardèche.
Book now your accommodation or camping site in Ardèche near the Vallon Pont d’Arc and enjoy the river activities with your family!