Top tips for discovering the Ardeche by canoe

Canoeing in the Ardeche

For many, a holiday in the Ardeche equates to time spent on the water in a canoe. Certainly a canoe trip for anyone with any level of experience or expertise is a must if you fancy a unique view of this majestic region. Paddle through dramatic gorges and savour fantastic surroundings along the way. There are rapids on some stretches which only add to the fun in an organised group. Many campsites on the water’s edge have their own canoes for hire, ideal for easy some going paddling.

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Canoeing on the other rivers in the Ardeche

The Ardeche region offers excellent canoeing on rivers other than the Ardeche itself. The Doux, the Eyrieux and the Chassezac are gently flowing rivers for a relaxed paddle through stunning scenery. The Chassezac flows through several gorges and is punctuated by rapids while the Eyrieux is perhaps the more exciting for experienced canoeists. Ask at your campsite reception for tips and advice on which river is best and for local recommendations.

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  • Les Assions

    our Chalets External description of campéolette: Lightweight wooden structure of 25 m², with a canvas roof, opening and closing with _drawbridge_ with padlock open in the rooms ... More info

  • Darbres

    Situated in the small village of Darbres (250 inhabitants), in a beautiful green setting, in South Ardèche, between Aubenas and Privas,” Les Lavandes “ offers you an attractive pie... More info

  • Le Crestet

    Quiet, greenery as far as the eye can see, pines and chestnut trees, The Domaine Camping les Roches **** is located in Ardeche in Le Crestet near Lamastre.Ideal for nature lovers a... More info

  • Lamastre

    The 4-star Camping de Retourtour welcomes you in a magnificent and privileged setting for all lovers of hiking or cycling. Less than 100 m from the river, for fishing enthusiasts, ... More info

  • Ruoms

    Amongst the beautiful surroundings of the Gorges de l’Ardeche, Les Paillotes is the nearest campsite to the famous village of Ruoms. We are located just 2 strolls from the villag... More info

  • Lablachere

    Nestled in the heart of southern Ardèche in the Regional Natural Park of the Monts d'Ardèche, camping HELLO SOLEIL enjoys magnificent views of the Corniche Cévennes and Tanargue Ou... More info

  • Les Vans

    Discover our family campsite located in Les Vans, 500m from the river Chassezac and wood Paiolive. Heated swimming pool throughout the season, many activities during the summer, a ... More info

  • Vallon Pont D'arc

    Located barely 800 metres from the centre of Vallon Pont d’Arc, the Domaine de l’Esquiras extends a convivial and family-friendly welcome to its guests. Two swimming pools,one ind... More info

  • St Marcel D'ardeche

    Campsite Les Truffières is a 3-star campsite in South Ardeche shaded with truffle oaks and surrounded by vineyards. Settle on a camping pitch or rent a mobile home, holiday home an... More info

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