The Gorges de l’Ardèche : 31 km – 1 day

Route to discover the Canyon of the Ardèche Gorges through the nature reserve, its heritage, its fauna and its flora.

Duration of the descent : 
5h30 / 6h30 paddle time according to water level. The earlier you start, the more time you will have on the river to stop, swim, pick nick, amuse…

Parcours :
From Vallon Pont d’Arc to Sauze

Highlights of the 31 km descent :
Passage of the rapid Le Charlemagne, the Pont d’Arc, through the nature reserve of the Gorges de l’Ardèche, the rock of the Cathedral, the Cirque de la Madeleine, many rapids.

Starting point :
Base N° 1 in Vallon Pont d’Arc. Click here for a link on Google Maps.

Starting time:
From 01/04 to 30/06 and from 01/09 to 30/09 : departure between 8am and 9am non stop
From 01/07 to 31/08 : departure between 7.30am and 9am non stop

Returning times (with shuttle bus) :
After your descent, a shuttle bus will bring you back to the starting point. 
Shuttle bus departures from Sauze : between 3.30pm and 5pm (more details on site before starting).
The return times are indicative and depend on the arrival of our customers, traffic on the road and any unforeseen situations. On busy days, additional waiting time must be taken into account.

Do not forget to take : water, pick nick, sun cream, shoes attached to the feet (sport shoes, sandals, water shoes…), string for your glasses, plastic bag to put your things in.  Click here for more practical information.

Our containers are watertight, nevertheless, we can not garantuee the watertightness, this will depend on how its user closes the container.




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