The Gorges de l’Ardèche is made up of a series of gorges in the river and locally known as the “European Grand Canyon”. Most of the canyon is protected; it is governed by the Réserve Naturelle Gorges de l’Ardèche. The cliffs offer habitat to rare birds such as the Bonelli’s eagle.
The Pont d’Arc (French pont = bridge) is a large natural bridge, located in the Ardèche département in the south of France.
The mountains of the Ardèche and the Cévennes National Park. The only French national park in the low mountains, it is home to a significant permanent population and cultural heritage.