At the gateway to the Gorges de l’Ardèche, this natural bridge hollowed out by the river during thousands of years forms a natural arch of 60 metres in height straddling clear water to reveal an opening 30 metres wide. Swimming, canoeing or even hiking are recreational means to discover this wonder of nature.
Considered as a authentic geological treasure in the eyes of visitors, the Pont d’Arc became a classified monument in 1982. This perimeter was extended in 2013 as part of protecting of the Grotte Chauvet (Chauvet Cave) situated a short walk from the Pont d’Arc.
in 30 kms
from the Les Ranchisses campsite
To visit this exceptional site whilst respecting its fragile ecosystem, please feel free to get information from the designated guides of the Public-Private Management Committee of the Gorges de l’Ardèche (Ardèche gorges).
More information can be found on www.gorgesdelardeche.fr