The Ardèche and Vallon Pont d’arc is a region bathed in the sun, indeed we are lucky to benefit from a Mediterranean climate marked by long sunny periods and very mild temperatures.

The Cevennes rains of autumn and the few spring storms guarantee us water of sufficient quality for water activities and the mythical descent of the Gorges de l’Ardèche.

Les gorges de l'Ardèche

Spring is the ideal time to enjoy the long sunny days and stroll through the still cool waters of the Ardèche. But rest assured, from the beginning of May the temperature of the water flirts, or even exceeds the 20 ° C.

If necessary, we can provide you with wetsuits.

As the season progresses, the Ardèche is calmer, outside temperatures regularly exceed 30 ° C, while the water of the river is around 26 ° C.

These conditions are ideal for swimming and relaxing breaks on the most beautiful beaches of the Gorges de l’Ardèche.

September marks the return of calm in Vallon Pont d’Arc, temperatures remain mild and conditions are optimal for canoeing. To you the discovery of the Ardèche by canoe.

For the more adventurous, September or October are also synonymous with the first floods of the season, the Ardèche is then more impetuous, and thrills are at the rendezvous.

No matter the time of year, there is always a good reason to come canoeing in the Ardèche at the Base Nautique du Pont d’Arc.