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Address: Gorges de l'Ardeche, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France
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07944951576
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Beware if canoeing, I almost drown

This gorge is stunning and the only way to really appreciate it's beauty is from the bottom which means canoeing or kayaking. A couple of years ago I went canoeing here with my... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This gorge is stunning and the only way to really appreciate it's beauty is from the bottom which means canoeing or kayaking. A couple of years ago I went canoeing here with my family. We had canoed in France many times before but this was difficult. We had a number of nasty capsizes. My children became hysterical about getying back... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Had an awesome time here, hired a Canadian canoe and camped along the way down, was really peaceful with the odd fast rapid for excitement, would definitely recommend for families (as long as they are old enough to swim).

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We hired canoes from our campsite and decided to leave early as the river gets very busy, very early. The rapids were very tame but due to the volume of canoes all trying to run the rapids at the same time it gets congested and lots of overturning on one particular set of Rapids. This was the only one where... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A wonderful drive from Vogue to St. Martine with great places to stop with viewpoints .Scenery is magnificent and the natural bridge Point d Arc is fabulous.

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Thank Nelson K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Staying in the Rhone valley this is one of the must see places to visit. A beautiful long gorge cutting deeply through the rock. The arch cut through by the river affording lovely beaches for swimming and canoeing and restaurants hotels and camp sites too.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

It's like going back before time began, tranquil waters, Rapids, caves, crystal clear water, wild boars and on and on. A trip never to be forgotten

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We only visited part of the l'Ardeche by driving from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc towards Aiguèze for about 3 hours. - There are total 11 official view points in 30km with clear signs on the road, don't waste your time to find any suitable spot because those view points are really nice enough for breathtaking pictures - This driving direction advantage as you... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

France is full of visual delights. Our all-time favourite so fara; Les Gorges du Verdon in eastern Provence, but Les Gorges de l'Ardeche are also very impressive -- and the top sight is Pont D'Arc, one of the world's most impressive natural bridges. Avoid the summer, and weekends in the shoulder seasons, because the traffic will be very slow and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

we done a two day kayaking trip down the Ardeche with "Experience Ardeche" Once you pass the day trippers on the Kayaks you hardly meet another soul as there are few roads which actually get you into the Gorges. This is a great way to see the region & we stayed overnight at a bivouac where there were facilities for... More 

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

we went with ardeche adventures and had an amazing trip well worth doing this as the scenery is great and its grea for kids a real adventure

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