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It is at the heart of the Ardèche gorges where we offer you caving trips in Vallon Pont d’Arc, either for a day or a half-day. Whether you are a beginner seeking adventure or an experienced explorer, allow yourself to be bewitched by this mysterious location. Go the centre of the Earth and explore our potholing trails in the Ardeche. On the menu for these underground trips: learn to differentiate stalactites and stalagmites, identify wells and contemplate impressive underground lakes… Fill up on thrills during these caving sessions in Vallon Pont d’Arc.
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Child’s play

Our easy courses for Adèche caving

A helmet, a lamp, a caving suit and off we go! Experience caving through our easy courses adapted to families and young explorers. Perfect for an initial approach to caving in Vallon Pont d’Arc, these underground trips, either for a day or a half-day, are going to impress you.

Our easy courses, including a walk in the underground galleries with magnificent concretions but also abseiling descents, at the heart of perfectly preserved caves. In addition to the sports aspects of these trips in the Ardeche, you will discover a genuine geological and mineral sanctuary. Through their knowledge of caving, your experienced guide will reassure you, and will explain the history of these mystical underground caves.

Our selection of easy caving routes

Caving demi-journée
Grotte du Deroc
My first subterranean adventure following prehistoric men history. No difficulties.
pre-requisites
+6years
Price (incl tax)
from
€ 40 / pers
Caving demi-journée
Côtepatière Cave
My first subterranean trip ! No narrow passageways, a lovely discover for children and adults !
pre-requisites
+7years
Price (incl tax)
from
€ 38 / pers
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parcours intermédiaires
For the undecided

Our intermediate caving courses in the Ardèche

In Vallon Pont d’Arc, caving is the means of exploring unique underground caves and discovering the secluded recesses. Whether you are eager to discover or seasoned adventurers, discover a timeless world!

During this amazing experience, you will move around within cavities, housing stalactites and impressive caves. On each intermediary caving course in the Ardeche, you hike in the genuine limestone labyrinth, by advancing between narrow spaces, blocks and meanders. This experience, in the heart of the caves of the Ardèche, will enable you to have a memorable souvenir of your stay in the Vivarais.

Our selection of intermediate caving routes

Caving demi-journée
Les 2 Avens
Of intermediate level, this classic from Ardèche, offers abseil, slight narrowings and craggy tracks
pre-requisites
+10years
Price (incl tax)
from
€ 46 / pers
Caving demi-journée
Traversée Arva - Claire
Of intermediate level, this classic cave offers abseil, 2 ziplines and craggy tracks
pre-requisites
+10years
Price (incl tax)
from
€ 52 / pers
Caving journée
Traversée Cordier Foussoubie
Beautiful day of varied exploration. In the meantime of the rejoicings: the "salle blanche", the "attendrisseur", the "puit de la rocade" and to finish ...
pre-requisites
+12years
Price (incl tax)
from
€ 79 / pers
Caving journée
Fontaine de Champclos
This full and fun crossing of great galleries and halls with one huge hall of 80m high.
pre-requisites
+12years
Price (incl tax)
from
€ 79 / pers
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parcours sportifs
Dose of adrenaline

Our caving sports routes in the Ardèche

Our selection of sports offers you an original underground experience! Throughout the length of our underground hikes, you will be accompanied by a specialist guide to experience a day of thrill-seeking . On the menu for these caving trips in the Ardeche: descent by abseiling along large vertical spaces, advancing between narrow blocks, walking within deep galleries, rope climbs…

During our underground excursions, discover a world mysterious and fascinating. You simply have to lift your head to contemplate the geological beauty of these perfectly preserved caves, which house archaeological remains. Caving in the Ardeche saves many surprises for you!

Our selection of caving sports routes

Caving demi-journée
Cordier
Abseiling, natural pool crossing and cat flap/narrow passage. Move from room by room for this remarkable underground adventure. A perfect mix for ...
pre-requisites
+14years
Price (incl tax)
from
€ 54 / pers
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séjour spéléo
Double dose of adrenaline

Our caving stays in the Ardèche

Face Sud has concocted novel stays blending original sports activities and free time in dream countryside. For a weekend or an extended week, discover the delight of doing caving in the Ardeche.

Participating in one of our stays, is to have the delight of increasing your knowledge of caving in Vallon Pont d’Arc. Your guide will be your best ally to assist with increasing your knowledge, as much in doing the activity as the surroundings which you walk within. Thus, the specifics of the rocks around you hold no secrets for you!

The themed stays are open to every level. It is absolutely not necessary to already do potholing to be able to take part.
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It’s better with several of you

Our group caving offers in the Ardèche

Whether during a stag event in the Ardeche or on the occasion of a trip as a group, Face Sud has concocted a selection of activities given over to groups. From the sporting challenge to discovering caving, we suggest to you offers adapted to everyone’s level.

On the menu for these underground trips: Abseiling, passing through pools, going through the galleries and narrow openings… This is the perfect mix for an intense caving course. In addition to the sports aspect of these underground trips, you will discover a genuine geological and mineral sanctuary. Our experienced guide will reassure you every moment, to give you precise explanations on the past of these rocks and the history of these exceptional caves.

Our selection of group caving offers

Caving demi-journée
Spéléo médium EVG/EVJF
An underground exploration trip : accessible, splendid and fun !
pre-requisites
+12years
Price (incl tax)
from
€ 440