Ardeche canoe trip

Do you want to share a wondreful moment with family or friends? Do you love water sports and thrills? Do you want to enjoy landscapes that are unique in the world? So come and discover the Ardèche now on board a canoe with Balazuc Loisirs!

A fun activity that suits everyone

Canoeing is a fun activity which is suitable for everyone from 7 years old and which combines relaxation and sensations. This nautical activity will allow you to discover the Ardèche as you have never seen it. Balazuc Loisirs offers 4 different routes adapted to the pace and desires of each: “mini 1” and “mini 2“, which offer 2 hours of navigation over 6 km through Vogüé, Balazuc and Pradons, “the classic” andthe super”, which offer respectively 3h30 and 5h30 of navigation over 14 km between Vogüé, Balazuc and Ruoms.

The Ardèche, a river of character

The Ardèche, 120 km long, is a characterful river perfectly suited to white water sports such as canoeing. Indeed, it presents particular geological formations dug by water over the millennia which are unique in the world and which form a perfect circuit for navigation. The flow and height of the Ardèche are unpredictable, making it an authentic and wild river, ideal for lovers of sensations.

Discover the Gorges de l’Ardèche by canoe

Between meanders and small rapids, you will travel along the Ardèche Gorges, which offer breathtaking landscapes throughout the year. This national nature reserve will make you discover places unique in the world, shaped in limestone rock by the river, such as the Pont d’Arc, a must during the canoeing of the Ardèche. The fauna of the region is also very varied: from the beaver to the gray heron, through the barbel and the eel, you will be able to see a multitude of living beings in their natural habitat. You will also be able to observe more than 500 plant species, sometimes growing on the cliffs of the Ardèche, which offer a breathtaking view of the river.

Take the opportunity to visit Balazuc!

You can also take the opportunity to visit Balazuc. Perched on limestone cliffs overlooking the Ardèche, Balazuc is classified among “the most beautiful villages in France“. This old medieval city of character will allow you to take a leap in time thanks to its feudal castle, its Square Tower and its 12th century keep. During your visit, you will pass through steep streets, arched passages or even typical stair sections. You will also have the opportunity to discover the Romanesque church and its bell tower, located between the Ardèche and the village, offering a breathtaking panoramic view.

Book your route now!

Menu