The Ardèche gorges

Twisting roads, varied and spectacular landscapes, gorges, passes, tourist sites, speleological curiosities... Enough to keep you busy during the 200 km (4.5 hours) of this magnificent route.

There are 4 tourist stops on this route. You are free to stay for a few minutes or a few hours.

  1. Pont d'Arc Arch
  2. Madeleine caves(*)
  3. Aiguèze
  4. Balazuc

(*) Please check the opening hours and booking possibilities.

1.Pont d'Arc Arch: a natural arch dating back at least 500,000 years with impressive dimensions: 54 metres high and 60 metres wide

2. Madeleine caves: one of the most beautiful in France, with grandiose volumes, sets of amazingly shaped concretions and a unique range of colours

3. Aiguèze: medieval village typical of the south of France with its southern architecture, its large street paved with Ardèche pebbles, its vaulted passage and its light-coloured stone houses with round tile roofs

4. Balazuc: perched on its cliff overlooking the Ardèche, the former stronghold of the Lords of Balazuc has kept many traces of its medieval past

GPS track