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Ard che is a d partement in south-central France named after the Ard che River.
Ard che was one of the original 83 departments created during the
French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from the province of Vivarais.
The department is part of the current region of
Rhone-Alpes and is surrounded by the French departments of Dr me, Vaucluse, Gard, Loz re, Haute-Loire, and Is re.
The inhabitants of the department are called
With its rivers and streams, Ard che has become a favorite place for
canoe and kayak enthusiasts from around the world. Ard che contains a part of the C vennes National Park.
List of the communes of the Ard che d partement
External links Prefecture website ( (in French) http://www.ardeche.pref.gouv.fr/) Conseil G website ( (in French) http:/www.cg07.fr/) Ardeche Online - French Ard che-related websites guide ( (in French) http://www.ardeche-online.com/) Parc National des C vennes - C vennes National Park ( (in French) http://www.bsi.fr/pnc/index.asp)
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The Ardeche Gorge is situated less than one hours drive to the North West of the Provencial town of Avignon - nearby the junction between the A7, A8, and A9 autoroutes.
Campsites abound in the Ardeche region but for those wanting a little more comfort there are plenty of Gites to be hired in and around the Vallee De L'Ardeche.
Intrinsic to climbing trips in the Ardeche, the rest day activities are not to be missed.
Abaca canoe : Descent of the Ardeche Gorges by canoe or kayak. (205 words)
Abaca canoe : Descent of the Ardeche Gorges by canoe or kayak.
Descent of the Ardeche Gorges by canoe or kayak.
After the Pont d'Arc, a natural arch which is 60 metres high, the Ardeche river flows through deep gorges flanked by cliffs which can at times attain 300 metres.
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