Classic Ardèche Experience, France

 

  • 6 or 7 night holidays
  • Exhilarating two day canoe descent of the Ardèche gorge
  • Experience the traditional overnight bivouac
  • Riverside adventure centre

A perfect combination for adventurous families!

Paddle the stunning Ardèche River descent, completed over two days by canoe with overnight 'back to nature' riverside bivouac and try out a range of on-site activities.

Enjoy beautiful scenery and the thrill of navigating the rapids as you paddle the Ardèche River. The highlight of this holiday has got to be the overnight bivouac (or ‘bivi’) at a designated riverside site.

Nothing adds to the experience of paddling through the Ardèche better than sleeping under the stars in the middle of the nature reserve!

As well as completing the descent you will have two full days of activities at our purpose-built centre and a free day to relax and discover the stunning local area.

Activities

Every day is different
During your Classic Ardeche experience we will plan a multi activity programme so you can pack in even more adventure and fun experiences! The programme will include a range of our amazíng multi activities suitable for all the family, no matter their preferences or previous experience!

Evening activities
We also include evening entertainment programmes at all our centres, every day, all year round, whichever holiday you choose.

See the list below for activities available at this centre. Please note that not all activities are available at all centres; please see the specific centre pages for more information. We regret that due to the nature of this holiday we are unable to accept children under 7 years old.

Select an activity for a full description
Abseiling

Sample Itinerary

Classic Ardèche Experience (based on 7nts)
Schedule Activities
Day 1 PM Arrive
Day 2 AM High Ropes
PM Hannibal Trek
Day 3 AM Mountain Biking
PM Raft Building
Day 4 Free day to relax/ explore the local area
Day 5 All day canoe descent of the Ardèche and overnight 'bivi'
Day 6 All day canoe descent of the Ardèche
Day 7 AM Kayaking
PM Jacob's ladder / 6 night guests depart after lunch
Day 8  AM 7 night guests depart by 10am

Please note this is a sample itinerary for illustrative purposes only. Itineraries will be planned by the centre shortly before your arrival.

Customer reviews of this holiday

“It was a holiday full of firsts and achievements and accomplishments and memories and stories we'll laugh about for years to come...”
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Abernethy Family
July 2017
“Was the best holiday ever according to the kids. Lovely time had by all.”
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Templing Family
August 2017
“Ticked all the boxes and really stretched both my girls who by their nature really enjoy their comfort zones far too much. This took them well out of it and to my amazement our youngest was continually volunteering herself to go first, even on the trapeze”
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Farrow Family
August 2017
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