Camping Ardèche Gorges Nature Reserve
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Between Occitania et Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, the Gorges de l'Ardèche Nature Reserve is a sumptuous geological treasure, shaped by the Ardèche river.
OfArdèche au Gard, the Ardèche Gorges Nature Reserve offers vacationers a wonderful setting for their summer adventures. At the heart of one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe, hiking, biking, horseback riding or canoeing are on the program for your next vacation,.
Biodiversity of the Gorges de l'Ardèche Nature Reserve
On this territory, the canyons, meanders, caves, sinkholes and dry valleys are the scene conducive to a thousand discoveries. The reserve is indeed rich in different Mediterranean and continental environments. You will thus discover landscapes of scrubland, dry lawns and forests of holm oaks. You will admire Bonelli's eagles, vultures and hawks, but also European beaver and otter. Those who are most attentive will marvel at the small fauna rich in reptiles, batrachians and invertebrates. On the flora side, lavender, thyme, wild orchids, willows and poplars, or even dwarf iris and juniper create sumptuous landscapes.
Sport, culture and nature
During your vacation in the Ardèche Gorges Nature Reserve, do not miss the flagship experience. Canoeing down the Ardèche river is indeed a unique experience. For two hours or two days, including one night in a bivouac, several routes are offered by the many providers. The passage under the majestic Pont d'Arc is a must in the region. But the gorges can also be admired from the surrounding paths. Many viewpoints and belvederes thus offer breathtaking panoramas. During your stay, do not miss a visit to the Chauvet 2 Cave either. This incredible reconstruction will indeed allow you to discover the history of the first men.