The Ardeche region of France is a spectacular mix of mountains, plateaux and valleys, and of course the 125 mile long river from which it takes its name. The river flows through an immense gorge, which contains the famous 30 metre high natural arch – the Pont D’Arc. Popular for years with tourists, adventure-seekers and cyclists, it offers the perfect environment for a week of adventure. Amongst the standout activities on offer here is a two day kayak through the gorge, complete with overnight bivouac. We also have a day swinging high in the treetops in a challenging high ropes course and a cycle through the dramatic vistas of the region. From our base in the mediaeval town of Joyeuse, our other discovery this week will be the enchanting cave at Aven d’Orgnac. The one free day offers a delightful market to explore or a wine tour, excursions fit to complete a varied and memorable experience in southern France.
- All breakfasts
- 2 lunches and 1 dinner
- All accommodation (see below)
- All transport and listed activities
- Tour leader throughout
- Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Continental breakfasts are included at the hotel, and all meals whilst on the gorge descent will be provided. These will consist of 2 packed lunches taken at the riverside, a feast of a barbecue in the evening and a breakfast of cereal, fruit, tea and coffee.
- Travel insurance
- Single accommodation (available on request)
- Visas or vaccinations
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? There were so many moments! From the personal challenges we achieved such as doing a cave abseil, to the sense of achievement at the end of the kayak descent after negotiating the Rapids…Read More