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The Gorges de l’Ardèche

An extraordinary natural location

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Hollowed out by the Ardèche River, a small tributary of the Rhône, the famous Gorges de l'Ardèche was formed through millions of years of the limestone floor erosion of the Vivarais.

It is an extraordinary natural location, where you can see rocks that have been carved out by the water, as well as caves, canyons and the magnificent Pont d'Arc, which is a natural archway, 66 metres in height, beneath which the river has dug a passage to the Rhône.

What is more, for the thrill seekers, there are no fewer than 25 rapid passages to pass by canoe!

Les gorges de l'ardeche