The routes of the descent of the Ardèche by canoe

Experience the magic of canoeing down the Ardèche in Vallon Pont d’Arc with Viking Bateaux.

1/2-day routes

A half-day canoeing trip down the Ardèche is a thrilling experience that lets you discover part of this magnificent canyon and enjoy the surrounding nature at a leisurely pace. Discover the Mini Descent 6 km and the Maxi-Mini Descent 12 km!


Difficulty: Easy

  • Sailing time: 1h30*
  • Rapids: 3
  • Slides: No
  • Passage under the Pont d’Arc: Yes
From €25

Maxi-Mini Descent 12 km

Difficulty: Easy

  • Sailing time: 3h*.
  • Rapids: 3
  • Slides: Yes
  • Passage under the Pont d’Arc: Yes
From €34

1-day routes

For those who prefer a sportier route and want to discover even more of the Ardèche Gorges, Viking Bateaux offers a full-day trip down the Ardèche! Discover the 24 km Descent, the 30 km Descent and the 36 km Descent!

Descent 24 km

Difficulty: Intermediate

  • Sailing time: 4h30*
  • Rapids: 8
  • Slides: No
  • Passage under the Pont d’Arc: No
From €37

Descent 30 km

Difficulty: Sportive

  • Sailing time: 6 to 7 hours*.
  • Rapids