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  • 4 L'arche naturelle du Pont d'Arc départ des majestueuses gorges de l'Ardèche
  • 5 L'Aven d'orgnac, labellisée grand site de France
  • 6 Jeu de lumière dans les Gourds de la Grotte St Marcel
  • 7 Voyage à - 36 000 ans dans le cadre unique de la grotte ornée du Pont d'Arc (Grotte Chauvet)
  • 15 A voir à proximité de très nombreux vestiges du néolithique
  • 9 La célèbre descente en canoés des Gorges de l'Ardèche
  • 8 Les vertigineuses Gorges de l'Ardèche
  • 18 Decouverte de la speleologie
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Leisure activities

The first time he comes to southern Ardèche the visitor is surprised by the wild beauty of the landscapes. The main features : the limestone plateau covered with shrubs and forests where ruiniform rocks with extravagant and fantastic forms can be come across, such as in Païolive Wood.This plateau is drilled by numerous swallowholes and caves (such as Orgnac); and notched by deep gorges at the bottom of which clear rivers flow.


 

Land of men since the dawn of Humanity, their footprints have been recently discovered and are to be admired in the “Pont d’Arc cave” (Grotte Chauvet)

 

  • “Pont d’Arc cave” (Grotte Chauvet) >> >> link to its website
  • The region offers one of the largest known concentration of dolmens in France,
  • and also Many castles and typical villages are to be discovered as you will walk, ride or drive about.

If you take the time to discover that region , you will go back home with wonderful memories. !

The activity book at your disposal will give you all the information to organize your stay, such as information about walks, hikes, climbs, as well as detailed maps of the region.

 

Nearby

 

Outdoor activities: :

 

    • Canoeing, canyon(eer)ing,
    • Potholing, climbing,
    • Hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, biking,
    • Swimming,
    • Fishing,
    • Adventure leisure parks,
    • Some ideas of nice walks and things to do nearby >> Website,

     

    Tourist sites to be visited :

     

      • The famous Pont d’Arc and the river Ardèche gorges, Ruoms road cut high into the side of the cliff,
      •  The Cirque des Gens, a rock amphitheatre circled by hugged cliffs,
      • Aven d’Orgnac, Orgnac cave (classified « Grand site de France ») >> website link
      • Grotte de Cocallière cave >> website link, Madeleine cave>> website link
      • Saint Marcel cave >> website link, Forestière cave >> website link
      • Aven Marzal cave >> website link
      • Typical villages such as Labeaume, Balazuc, Vogue, Banne, Naves, and so on.
      • The Hanging Gardens of Récatadou (Labeaume) >>> see video below
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      • The Castles of Largentiere, Montreal, Vogue,
      • Museums and exhibitions,

       

      Places to be enjoyed :

       

      • Day and night markets during summertime,
      • Flea markets,
      • Music festivals and concerts
      • Fairgrounds

       

      And…. not to be missed :

      • French food and cuisine to be experienced from a large range of numerous restaurant
      • ….As well as pubs, bars and nightclubs.