Ardeche

Around

Discover all the wealth of Ardèche through memorable places all around the campsite. Enjoy the different rivers: The ‘Ardeche’ (with direct access from the campsite), ‘La Besorgue’ and ‘La Volane’, and the characteristic villages…

Visit also the famous Gorges de l’Ardèche and the new Pont d’Arc Cavern (Grotte Chauvet) at only 45 minutes from the campsite.

Natural Heritage

Pont du diable

Cascade du Ray Pic

Le Pont d'Arc

Les Gorges de l'Ardèche

Cultural Heritage

La Caverne du Pont d'Arc

Villages

Le Château d'Aubenas

La source intermittente de Vals les Bains

Le village de Vogüé

Activities

During your stay, enjoy lots of different hikes starting from the campsite, from Vals-les-Bains or from Aubenas.

To do around: Canoeing down the Ardeche river, canyoning,climbing, spéléologie, course in the trees, VTT.

At the reception you can reservate several activities (canoe, speleo, canyoning, the course in the trees and vtt).

Welness and Fitness

The health cures ‘thermes’ are at 10 minutes from the campsite (in Vals-les-Bains).
They propose sessions of, Hammam, Jacuzzi baths, face and body cares, massages and hydration therapies.

… Everything to feel good!

Typical food

  • The chestnut, autumn fruit, was during a long time the basic food in the ardeche.
    That’s why we still call it the tree of bread. The Ardeche is proud to be the first department producer of France.
  • The goat cheese… The most known is without a doubt ‘le Picodon’.
  • Sausage of the Ardeche, Terrine, ham…
  • In the south of the ardeche you’ll find a lot of olive trees, different varieties are growing: the ‘rougette’ is the most iconic.
  • You will also find lots of different fruits of the season such as: blueberries, cherries, peaches… and during the autumn: different kind of mushrooms: ‘cèpes, girolles…)

Dishes from the Ardeche

  • “La Crique” (grated potatoes)
  • “La Bombine” (potatoes, carrot, meat and bacon)
  • “La Maouche” (porc meat stuffed with cabbage and minced meat)
  • “La Caillette” (lots of different kind of receipts – generally with minced meat and silverbeet)

Essential Events

  • From farm to farm… in April.
  • My country my party… in May.
  • L’ardéchoise – a cycle event in June.