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Gorges de l'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France
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Amazing views

It took us about 2 hours to travel along the length of the gorge. There were lots of parking areas... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Another Week in the Ardeche

Second visit to the gorge and more things found to wonder at. What a lovely area. We went just out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Gorges de l'Ardeche, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It took us about 2 hours to travel along the length of the gorge. There were lots of parking areas to view the various sections of the gorge. Well organised, with viewing platforms..

Thank PJJNuneaton
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Second visit to the gorge and more things found to wonder at. What a lovely area. We went just out of season. Found a few things closed but it was much quieter!

Thank mikeyskay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are many, many walking trails through the area of the Ardeche, particularly around the gorges. The trails are sometimes well-marked, but sometimes not. Regardless, the variety of terrain is stunning, from gorge views to desert-like scrub, through vineyards, chestnut groves, and surprising hamlets. The...More

Thank Robert I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other reviewers have captured what an excellent outfit the Outdoor Experience are and I would really recommend this holiday. We are a family of four (incl 2 daughters 11 & 13) inexperienced kayakers, a bit unsure what we were doing there to begin with, but...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove the road through the Gorge, and decided to come back to take a kayak through it. It's a beautiful! The colors were just changing, and the water was perfect for kayaking. It was a great day!

Thank Peggy5757
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute must if you are in Ardeche! Best to experince by Canoe and paddling through yourself - there are more than enough agencie that rent out boats for half day or longer trips...

Thank Marc G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drive the Gorges of the Ardeche and what a spectacular journey well worth it. Great parking / view points along the way with impressive views Can't recommend enough

Thank Kara H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have canoed down many rivers in France but this one excelled all others. Amazing scenery, wonderful clear water, a few rapids to add to the excitement, great local facilities.

Thank turnerl955
Reviewed September 15, 2017

We followed the D290 along the gorge from Vallon Pont d'Arc to St Martin d'Ardeche. The first fantastic sight is the Pont d'Arc, soon after you leave Vallon. There is a big car park on the left of the road (free when we were there),...More

1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We rode the Gorges on our tandem bike, loaded for touring. The views were stunning. There are a lot of well laid out overlooks. We rode in September so while there was traffic, it was not super busy.

Thank claude_monnier
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Questions & Answers
Justin E
April 27, 2015|
Response from Patrick H | Property representative |
Hello Justin, check out The Outdoor Experience if you are looking for a tour. Regards.
April 4, 2015|
Response from D C | Reviewed this property |
A bit late now but others may read this. I have been to all three places. Ardeche best for river trip; verdon good for walking and big open views, tarn more family friendly for both of the above activities. All are... More
Shayla B
March 31, 2015|
Response from Daniel C |
Hi Shayla,if you would like a guided river trip through the Gorges de l'Ardeche then check out 'Experience Ardeche'. They have trips running from April through to the end of September.