The Ardeche area of France is popular with those who enjoy ourdoor activities and is very well known for the fast-flowing river which runs through the area. The river, over time has carved narrow gorges into the valley creating one of Frances most stunning canyons. Those who are looking for thrills and excitement may choose to explore the area by canoe or take in the scenery while white water rafting! While those who prefer a gentler pace can enjoy walking and cycling.
The area has many attractions including castles, vineyards and caves and is also a great food producing region, most famous for its chestnuts. You can enjoy the local produce at cafes and restaurants or while browsing in the markets.
The Spa Town Vals-les-Bains is a "must see" while in this area with over 140 natural springs. The high bicarbonate of soda content is thought to be very good for many medical conditions including digestive problems, rheumatism & diabetes.
There are several holiday parks in Ardeche including Val de Cantobre. This is a small and friendly, four star holiday park which is ideal for families with children of all ages. The park has a stunning pool complex complete with slides, chutes and a lazy river. Onsite Dining options are varied with a restaurant, bar, pizzeria and take away to choose from.
Domaine des Fumades is a larger holiday park and is crammed with facilities. Children will have plenty of opportunities to make friends at the kids clubs and there is a well organised activity programme. The large pool area has separate children's areas too. The park is set in the foothills of the Cevennes Mountains offering a relaxing and sophisticated atmosphere.