Ride the Ardèche Rapids, France

 

  • 7 night holiday
  • Fantastic canoe descent of the renowned Ardèche gorge
  • Relaxed private centre with outdoor pool
  • Beautiful local area to explore

This holiday offers the perfect opportunity to try something completely different this summer!

Experience the exhilarating three-day canoe descent of the world famous Ardèche River in the south of France – an amazing and unforgettable experience.

Stay at Domaine de Segries and paddle your way through the stunning deep gorges of the Ardèche and get up close to the famous Pont d’Arc, a 60m high natural rock arch.

Plus, the descent includes the thrilling white water rapids.

During your time on the river you will stop for leisurely picnic lunches and have time to enjoy a swim. At the end of each day we’ll return you, via a coach transfer, back to the centre. If that wasn’t enough, you will also get to try out the fantastic centre-based activities, including Jacob’s Ladder, trapeze and mountain biking!

Activities

Every day is different
When you're not experiencing the exhilarating three-day canoe descent of the world famous Ardèche River we have an action packed multi activity programme designed to suit the whole family, no matter their tastes, 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.

Here is an example of the full range of exhilarating activities that are available on a PGL Family Adventure. We regret that due to the nature of this holiday we are unable to accept children under 7 years old. Please note that not all activities are available at all centres; please see the specific centre pages for more information.

Select an activity for a full description
Abseiling

Sample Itinerary

Ride the Ardèche Rapids
Schedule Activities
Day 1 PM Arrive
Day 2 All day Introduction to Canoeing and Ardèche Descent 4km
Day 3 AM Mountain Biking
PM Jacob’s Ladder/Trapeze
Day 4 All day Kayaking
Day 5 All day Free day to relax and explore the local area
Day 6 All day Canoeing: Ardèche Descent 12km
Day 7 All day Canoeing: Ardèche Descent 16km
Day 8 AM Depart 10am

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

Pricing for this Holiday

To mark the beginning of our new 2018 season you can make HUGE SAVINGS by booking your 2018 holiday of six nights or more, frozen at 2017's prices!

Plus, one child (aged 7-18) goes completely FREE per booking!*. Got an offer code? Don't forget to quote it when booking to get this discount. 

Click here to see all of our amazing 2018 'Preview Event' offers.

2018 Ride the Ardèche Rapids Prices
Holiday/ Dates
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Accommodation Adult Child (7-18)
Ride the Ardèche Rapids
7 nights (Mon-Mon Own Travel)
13/08 
Chalets A
(Two bedroomed chalet with en-suite, small lounge and kitchen area)
2018 Price £679
2017 PRICE FREEZE* £639
2018 Price £579
2017 PRICE FREEZE £539 + 1 child FREE*
Ride the Ardèche Rapids
7 nights (Mon-Mon Own Travel)
06/08, 13/08
Chalets B
(Single roomed chalet with en-suite)
2018 Price £629
2017 PRICE FREEZE* £579
2018 Price £529
2017 PRICE FREEZE £479 + 1 child FREE*

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Own travel only (ferry travel not included). Calais ferry port approx. 9 hours drive. 

Customer reviews of this holiday

“It was total escape from normal life - my head was cleared of all worries because I was so busy challenging myself. We spent proper family time together, made new friends and marvelled at the beauty of the Ardeche. ”
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Sola Family
August 2017
“Adventurous and fun holiday, in a wonderful area of France. The Canoeing and kayaking on the Ardeche is great fun, the PGL staff make this safe for the whole family, without compromising on thrills.”
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McCarthy Family
August 2017
“An exhilarating experience for our non-adventurous family! ”
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Spitzer Family
August 2017
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