This river valley is home to 100 natural springs packed full of all sorts of minerals. And be warned – there’s a geyser that erupts four times a day with a 25 foot spurt. Even when you know it’s coming - it’s still a bit of a shock!
Camping Holidays in Ardèche and Auvergne
Nature in Ardèche and Auvergne
These are the deepest gorges in Europe and stretch for almost 50km - ideal for hiking so come prepared, and keep a look out for hidden ancient castles and amazing views.
Get closer to nature in this vast and beautiful wilderness, which offers you spectacular scenery at every turn, not to mention more than 2,300 species of flora and fauna.
There are hidden caves throughout the region, but these are probably the best known - don’t miss the ‘son ét lumiére’ show.
Set amongst the largest set of volcanoes in Europe, this unique theme park can take you right to the heart of an active crater (virtually of course). There are lots of great volcano themed rides and big screen footage of real life eruptions. There are also nature trails to explore.
This remarkable natural bridge is 60m high and 50m long and was hewn out of the rock by the Ardèche River. You can float underneath it - just before you hit the white waters of the river’s descent!