Your camping trip to the Ardèche

Breathtaking landscapes, exceptional hiking, incredible historical sites and an incredible playground for thrill-seekers: the Ardèche teems with riches.

When you spend your holiday in this beautiful French department, each member of your family will find something for them. 

What is there to do near Arc en Ciel campsite in the Ardèche?

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Tours

Chauvet II Cave

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Caves

Hiking

Mont Gerbier de Jonc

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Wine tasting

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Aven d’Orgnac Cave

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Canoeing down the Ardèche Gorges

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Skydiving

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Via ferrata

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Ventadour Castle

Hiking

Ray Pic Waterfall

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Ardèche Train

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Canyoning

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Saint-Marcel Cave

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La Madeleine Cave

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Cultural sites

Hiking

Païolive Woods

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Crussol Castle

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Bungee jumping

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House of Lavender

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Pont d’Arc

Vallon-Pont-d’Arc

You surely already know that there’s no visiting this town without going to see the famous Pont d’Arc. This monumental natural arch overlooks a magnificent beach on the banks of the Ardèche. In Vallon-Pont-d’Arc, don’t forget to visit the market, open every Thursday during the summer.

Our campsite is only three kilometres from this charming village, so you can even walk there. 

The Ardèche Gorges

Located at the border between the Ardèche and the Gard, this nature reserve boasts exceptional biodiversity. You may even be lucky enough to spot a Bonelli’s eagle, an endangered species of raptor.

This mountain landscape crossed by the winding Ardèche River will take your breath away. Hiking fans will love exploring the Ardèche Gorges by foot.

Ask for a map of the main hiking trails at the Vallon-Pont-d’Arc Tourist Office. You can also explore these landscapes by bike or in a canoe

Picturesque villages

The Ardèche Gorges are full of Small villages with rich history and culture

  • Vogüé is known for its castle and buildings carved out of the rock face.
  • Balazuc, whose winding streets and vaulted passages are worthy of the most beautiful medieval settings. 
  • Timeless Labeaume , with a charming church and small bridge over the river. 

Caves

Chauvet 2 cave, a UNESCO heritage site, is a reconstruction of the oldest decorated prehistoric cave in the world. Hundreds of works are reproduced. You can also visit the Madeleine de Saint-Remèze caves, with subterranean landscapes as grandiose as they are magical. 

Outdoor activities near Vallon-Pont-d’Arc

Near Vallon-Pont-d’Arc, you can enjoy many outdoor activities. Here are some of the options: 

  • canoeing down the Ardèche River
  • canyoning with a guide
  • ATVs
  • renting electric bicycles
  • renting paddleboards or pedal boats
  • ropes course with the kids
  • fishing in the Ardèche