The Ardeche activity package

Our Ardeche activity packages can be tailored to suit your preferences.

We have an itinerary that has worked well over the years which offers a mix of high ropes, climbing, abseiling, and some time on the water in your canoe.

The itinerary (below) is based on a 7 night stay and has 5 activity days. Can I do the activities? No experience is necessary for any of the activities as all skills are taught on site. there is no pressure to push you out of your comfort zone as we appreciate this is your holiday but we will encourage you to share the challenges of the activities as a group/family in an environment that is both exhilarating and safe.

  • Itinerary & prices - see below
  • Getting here - based on self drive with channel crossing included.

Ardeche activity week

Our Ardeche activity packages can be tailored to suit your preferences.

We have an itinerary that has worked well over the years which offers a mix of high ropes, climbing, abseiling, and some time on the water in your canoe.

The itinerary (below) is based on a 7 night stay and has 5 activity days. 

As well as canoeing, you will experience a day at a high ropes course up in the pine forests of Villefort and another day climbing and abseiling - if you want to re-mix your trip to include some canyoning or a vineyard visit.....just call or email us and we can work a trip to suit you.

Itinerary

  1. Arrival and welcome
  2. Free day - head to the Vallon
  3. Climbing & abseiling
  4. High ropes
  5. 2 day canoe descent of the Ardeche
  6. .............2nd day from above
  7. Free day - activites can be arranged or look at one of the many other things to see in the area - see top 5 things to do
  8. Back in the car, its time to head back

Can I do the activities?

No experience is necessary for any of the activities as all skills are taught on site. there is no pressure to push you out of your comfort zone as we appreciate this is your holiday but we will encourage you to share the challenges of the activities as a group/family in an environment that is both exhilarating and safe. 

Read more about the Activity week

Where to stay:

Our multi-activity holidays are offered in a range of accommodations to suit most budgets.

The holidays are based on self-drive with a channel crossing included - this does make it easier for you getting around the area and allows you to enjoy some of the other highlights of the area such as the Chauvet caves, the Paiolive wood and the Vallon Pont D'Arc.

If you would rather take the train to Avignon or fly to Nimes or Marseilles, just email us your preferred dates and group size and we can assist with the costs and details.

What's included

Prices include the activity program as described as well as the accommodation you select.

We include a channel crossing as standard

Other services available

  • Prefer transfers from the airport
  • Want to do some additional activities

Extras to consider

  • Travel insurance - do ensure it covers the activities you will be enjoying
  • Flights or other transport arrangements
  • Tax de sejour

Ready to book

If you have any questions or would like to amend the itinerary, do email us

You can book online or email us your dates, preferred accommodation and group size

What we like

  • Activity packages
  • Great fun for all the family
  • Excellent range of accommodation
  • Easy to get to - drive, fly or take the train

Getting here

Travel by Road - 640 mile from Calais we are 640 miles (using the French auto routes approx 12 hours drive).

Train - Eurostar to Avignon, Montelimar or Nimes

Flights - Ryanair or Easyjet, to Nimes or Marseille respectively.

Can also fly Easyjet/BA to Lyon which is about 2 hours 30. 

Top 5 things to do

Besides the activities in the area, there are plenty of things to visit the Ardeche for:

  • Vallon Pont d'arc
  • Paiolive Wood
  • Chauvet Cave
  • The Ardeche vineyards
  • The Ray-pic Waterfall

Holiday insurance

Holiday insurance is a requirement when booking our holidays

If you have a policy in place - that's great - if not the policy on our site is available from MPI  This covers all the key areas.

  • Le Rouret en Ardeche

    £481- £572

    (£pp on std occ)

    APARTMENTS SLEEP UP TO 7 PEOPLE BASIC WIFI SERVICE SELF CATERED

    With fabulous views over the foothills of the Ardeche mountains, the village of Rouret is a great base for families wishing to explore the area and try out all (or some of) the activities and relax/play in the pools.

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  • Residence Les Sources de Manon

    £POA

    (£pp on std occ)

    SELF CATERED WIFI AVAILABLE PETS ALLOWED CAR PARK

    Situated just a 10 minute walk from the village of Vallon Pont d’Arc the Residence Les Sources de Manon is close to shops, restaurants and bars. The complex is made up of clusters of little houses grouped around a central swimming pool.

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  • Hotel de L'Europe

    £POA

    (£pp on std occ)

    This charming little two star hotel is located in the lovely small town of Joyeuse and is great for families.

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  • Club Lou Castel

    £POA

    (£pp on std occ)

    2 - 6 DEPENDING ON APARTMENT CAR PARK SELF CATERING NOT AVAILABLE

    Set in the Southern Ardèche, between gorges, rivers and woods, this residence is built on a magnificent natural site around a 13th century castle. It also has an outdoor heated swimming pool.

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  • Gite La Roche Bleu

    £POA

    (£pp on std occ)

    FREE WIFI PARKING IS AVAILABLE OFF ROAD SELF CATERING PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED

    A recently built collection of gites near to Salavas and Vallon Pont D'Arc and close to the Ardeche river.

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  • Camping Le Ch'ti Franois

    £POA

    (£pp on std occ)

    PETS ALLOWED PARKING INCLUDED SELF CATERING

    This family run campsite is situated in the southern area of the Ardeche just outside the town of Lablachere. Book a pitch and take your own tent or book into one of the different chalets on the site.

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  • Residence Le Domaine des Hauts de Salavas

    £POA

    (£pp on std occ)

    SLEEP UP TO 7 PEOPLE FREE WIFI IN RECEPTION 2 SWIMMING POOLS OUTDOOR CAR PARKING PETS ARE ALLOWED FOR A SUPPLEMENT

    Close to Vallon Pont d'Arc and just steps away from the charming village of Salavas, the Residence Club Domaine des Hauts Salavas is an ideal choice for the whole family.

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  • Mobile Home Campiste Le Domaine de Chaussy

    £POA

    (£pp on std occ)

    HOMES CAN ACCOMMODATE UP TO 6 PEOPLE WIFI ACCESS ON THE CAMPSITE SELF CATERING PETS ARE PERMITTED AT A SUPPLEMENT

    Situated in the heart of a quiet, wooded area near Vallon Pont d'Arc and the Gorges de l'Ardèche Natural Park, the Mobile Home Campiste Le Domaine de Chaussy is ideally located to enjoy the natural beauty of the Ardèche region. 

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  • Camping La Plaine

    £POA

    (£pp on std occ)

    FREE WIFI ON SITE 128 CAMPING PITCHES 2 SWIMMING POOLS PARKING FOR ONE VEHICLE FREE OF CHARGE PETS ALLOWED AT A SUPPLEMENT

    With 900m of the River La Beaume, close to the tourist sites of the Gorges de l’Ardèche and of the Pont d’Arc, you will revel in the family atmosphere, the leisure activities and animations of Camping La Plaine.

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