The assembly formed by the Pont d’Arc and the Ardèche Gorges is one of the most remarkable natural sites in France. It offers visitors a spectacular and wild landscape: canyons and limestone plateaus covered with oak trees, meandering, remote dry valleys, caves and sinkholes, an exceptionally rich geological and archaeological heritage. 
Since 1980, the Ardèche Gorges (1575 ha) are classified National Nature Reserve protects more than a thousand species of animal and plant : the Bonelli’s eagle, the Egyptian vulture, peregrine falcon, the Otter, the Phoenician juniper, etc. 
More than 7000 hectares are included in a Natura 2000 site recognized at European level.