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Gorges de l'Ardeche

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Of course beautiful, but very much crowded

Beautiful nature, no doubt about it. But too much people in the places indicated as "must see" by... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cédric C
Beautiful gorge- ideal to kayak or canoe

We kayaked 24 km on the Ardeche. It was a beautiful river, with towering cliffs all along. Some... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Carol H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful nature, no doubt about it. But too much people in the places indicated as "must see" by the different guides, ast least in the high seazon. I enjoyed the most going higher in altitude and enjoy the beautiful landscapes from there. Enjoyed less the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cédric C
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We kayaked 24 km on the Ardeche. It was a beautiful river, with towering cliffs all along. Some wild water- most of which was no challenge for us. We did get swamped at one spot, but recovered fine.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol H
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We spent the night, went kayaking, and had a great dinner at La Chelsea in town. It was a unique experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan H
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Spending a great vacation time in Ardeche area and found quite a lot of enchanted places like the Gorges with the Pont d'Arc highlight. Inspiring and chilling. We spend several days in the different Areas of the Gorges and will come back soon!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Highly recommend a visit. Ideal for canoe enthusiasts. Very well organized. Best to get there early in the morning before the buses arrive if possible. If driving by car there are many viewing places along the way.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely drive with plenty of stopping places for photos. If it’s a sunny day the colors on the rocks are beautiful. Takes about 40 minutes to drive depending on how often you stop to gawk.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Beautifull place to do canoe, hiking, trecking.. You have different types of camping places. You can come with dogs, children. Best not in July and August

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David A
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Our family enjoyed a fun and thrill packed day canoeing in the Ardèche which is a great way to view the amazing landscape the rIver gorges offer, culminating in the Pont D’Arc a spectacular archway in the rock which is almost 200’ by 100’ high!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daddiole
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We drove this route from north to south, stopping at virtually every belvedere or balcon, and had an exceptional 3 hours. The reviews of this gorges are not over-rated...the views were stunning and more importantly, varied. We didn't have time to indulge in the canoeing,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Our thrilling, two-day canoe descent of this wonderful gorge was very professionally organised/ led by the excellent Outdoor Experience’s river guides. Our guide, Chris, ensured that we safely navigated the challenging sections, but also absorbed the magnificent scenery and its history. Being novice canoeists (and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Justin E
27 April 2015|
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Response from Patrick H | Property representative |
Hello Justin, check out The Outdoor Experience if you are looking for a tour. Regards.
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mugsylosangeles1
4 April 2015|
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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
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Shayla B
31 March 2015|
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Response from TheCliftonFamily | Reviewed this property |
We went with Danny too. Absolutely recommended
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