Our family campsite La Grand’Terre, located on the banks of the river Ardèche, offers you the chance to discover the region through a wide range of sporting activities. Hiking in the great outdoors, descending the Gorges de l’Ardèche, Trail des Gorges de l’Ardèche… there’s never a dull moment!
Take a canoe trip down the Gorges de l’Ardèche
Family campsite in Ruoms, on the banks of the Ardèche Gorges, offers a long canoe trip directly from the campsite’s private beach. The Base Nautique du Pont-d’Arc will accompany you on a 15-kilometer trip through breathtaking scenery before arriving in the village of Châmes. A shuttle bus will then take you straight back to the campsite. For this family getaway, open to children aged 7 and over, you’ll need to be able to swim.
Descents of the Ardèche Gorges
For beginners looking for a fun, family-friendly activity, La Base Nautique du Pont-d’Arc offers a mini descent. It’s an 8 km descent, starting in Vallon Pont d’Arc, passing under the famous Pont d’Arc and finishing in Châmes. This descent will introduce you to canoeing. The descent takes about 1h30, but you’ll have more time to discover the river and its magnificent surroundings.
To discover the majestic Gorges de l’Ardèche, La Base Nautique du Pont-d’Arc also offers a day trip of 24 km (from Châmes) or 31 km (from Vallon Pont d’Arc). Throughout the day, you’ll discover the magnificent natural setting of the Gorges de l’Ardèche, accessible only on foot or by canoe. Take time to enjoy your day, discover the river, swim, have a picnic by the water … The descent takes 5 to 6 hours, but here again we give you the day to make the most of this experience. The finish is in Sauze, just outside the Gorges de l’Ardèche.
Stay at camping La Grand’Terre
When you stay at camping La Grand’Terre, you’ll be able to take advantage of all the outdoor activities available. In particular, a triathlon is organized for fans of great sporting activities.
The most beautiful family hikes
At the campsite reception, our team will be on hand to advise you and help you book all your activities. We can also give you information on the most beautiful hikes and getaways in the Ardèche region near Ruoms.
Enjoy the Ardèche
Considered a national nature reserve, the Gorges de l’Ardèche hold many wonders for you to discover during your stay at camping La Grand’Terre. To contemplate them from the mountains, there are numerous via ferrata activities on offer for intrepid travellers. Finally, if you’d like to explore the caves in the area, guided tours are organized by cave guides.
Take part in the famous Trail
Admire the beauty of our forests by taking part in the Trail des Gorges de l’Ardèche, a major running race held every year in May. This sporty route, in the heart of nature, will be the perfect opportunity to explore unique corners of our region, and leave with unforgettable memories of the Ardèche!