The region

Let’s discover the Ardèche region during your stay at the Clapas campsite

Pont d'Arc sur l'Ardèche
Pont d’Arc on Ardèche river

Vallon and the famous “Pont d’Arc” (3 km)

Peaceful village during the winter, Vallon Pont d’Arc is a beautiful resort in the spring. Holidaymakers enjoy this lively village and like to wander through its old streets…

Salavas, village character (1 km)

Notable for its historical heritage, located in front of Vallon Pont d’Arc, Salavas is a charming and picturesque village in an exceptional setting…

“Gorges de l’Ardèche” (5 km)

The assembly formed by the Pont d’Arc and the Ardèche Gorges is one of the most remarkable natural sites in France … an incredible natural heritage which the Ardèche river winds through a canyon nearly 200 meters deep with a fauna and a rich and varied flora.

grotte Chauvet
grotte Chauvet

Caves and sinkholes

With the famous “Grotte Chauvet” and paintings dated to – 36 000 years, the Ardeche has the oldest jewel of Paleolithic cave art known to date. Enjoy and visit the Pont d’Arc Cavern site to discover the Cavern and the Aurignacian Gallery (7km).

The area is full of other beautiful caves and sinkholes like “Aven d’Orgnac” grand Site of France®, Grotte*** et prehistoric museum (15 km), nearby the “gorges e l’Ardèche, invites you to a fabulous journey into the depths of the Earth and Time.

The tourism office (3 km)

The tourism Office of Vallon Pont d’Arc and “Gorges of Ardèche” will help you to organize your stay, your activities and visits (7 of the 7 days in season).

Sport & Nature

canoë kayak on Ardèche river
canoë kayak on Ardèche river

Canoé-Kayak into the “Gorges of Ardèche”

With our partner Aigue Vive you go through the 8, 13,24 or 32 kms in the gorges of Ardeche in canoe or kayak, on 1 or 2 days; organisation and bookings at the campsite at your arrival.

Hiking, biking, climbing, caving, canyoning

Mountain biking or hiking on our trails, climbing (several sites near the campsite) with or without a guide, accrobranches, Via ferrata or canyon.

River fishing

River fishing
River fishing

Eric LANGLUME… Monitor Fishing Guide : “Fishing is to discover natural areas Exceptional”.

Sporting events

The Pont d’Arc nature raid is a sporting event into nature continues: running (prologue) on roads, paths and trails, a tandem canoe routes, trekking in a varied terrain, including various passages, techniques, water (cold water), a cross country mountain biking on trails and paths.

The Kid Raid 07 is a mini-raid chain several outdoor sports but not timed with the award of points.

The “Marathon International Gorges of Ardèche” brings together more than 1800 amateur and professional, in love with the river for canoe and kayak race in the gorges of Ardeche.