Sports and Leisure activities

Things to do on the camp-site

The Carpenty camp-site has activities for campers of every age.

To make everything simple, we can also organize your sports activities from the camp-site.

Things to do on the camp-site all season long

  • Kids’ adventure playground (hut, slides, roundabout, swing…).
  • Table-tennis table (paddles and balls provided).
  • Partially-shaded French bowls (pétanque) pitch.
  • Multi-sport grass playing field: volleyball, football, badminton, basketball (balls, rackets, shuttlecocks provided).
  • Pin-table football (charge made).
  • Swimming pool (12 m x 6 m) and paddling pool, with timber deck, shaded by palm trees. Bathing shorts are not allowed.
  • Direct access to the river Ardèche with 1.5 hectare private beach on the banks (sand, shade, grass, rocks, descent of mini-rapids in front of the camp-site in a buoy for kids and adults).

Events at the camp-site in July / August

  • French bowls (pétanque) competition on Wednesdays
  • Laser Game once a week (paid activity)
  • Massage and Qi Gong on Wednesdays (by appointment, paid activities)
  • Theme evenings (once or twice a week)
All the events on the camp-site

Canoeing, treetop circuits, go-karting, horse riding…

Canoeing: book directly at the camp-site

Every day we organise canoe trips through the Ardèche river gorges to discover the Pont d’Arc.

Book directly at the camp-site.

Several circuits possible. Just choose!

  • Up-stream Ardèche: 8 km, 11 km, 19 km
  • Down-stream Ardèche: 8 km, 14 km, 24 km, 32 km
  • 64 km with bivouacs at Le Carpenty camp-site and the Gournier bivouac

There is a shuttle bus to take you out or bring you back.

Essential equipment for your canoe trip: laced or buckled shoes, shorts, tee-shirt, cap, glasses cord, hermetic plastic bag (for your telephone, camera, etc…), sun lotion, picnic, drinking water…

Organization of sports activities

There are other sports we will be happy to organise for more athletic campers.

  • Caving (book on the spot)
  • Canyoning (book on the spot)
  • Horse riding (book on the spot)
  • Treetop circuits (3 km from the camp-site)
  • Quad and go-karting (4 km from the camp-site)
  • Many hiking trails (advice and maps provided at the camp-site)