Description Canyoning : Ravine of the Arches
The “Ravine of the Arches” is renowned for its hiking trail that takes you to this famous “Arch” overlooking the river “Lamalou”.
But one can get there another way in a more tricky, sporty and aquatic route via the canyon!
The descent of the “Ravine of the Arches” allows one to follow the meanders sculptured by the river, through giant pools of crystal clear water, a superb waterfall and a bluish river wavering through the wild landscape. The view from the Arch overlooking the river is breathtaking.
In good weather you will be much better in the water than on dry ground.
The descent of the ravine is fiendish and diverse.
One can jump, slide and abseil while being overshadowed by the majestic “Arch” above!
This canyon is the closest to Montpellier and at this time of year the flow is very favourable for canyoning, especially for beginners and families!
A natural heritage of the “Languedoc”.
Localisation Canyoning : Ravine of the Arches
You can use this map to find your way and calculate your route clicking on the marker. The travel time estimated by Google have to be increased of 20 %, what is equivalent to our small mountain roads.
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Canyoning in general
Canyoning is a leisure sporting activity. Going down rivers, and overcoming obstacles it offers, one must be equipped with a wetsuit and sneakers. Jumping, sliding, diving, swimming, abseiling ... and musing over the meandering water courses are ingredients for an outing rich in excitements.
The courses we offer are the most uncharacteristic of Languedoc: through thousands of years, the waters of the torrents have gushed and dug into the rocks to form the rivers which became our playground: water slides, pools of blue water, jumps, stunts, and abseils!
The canyons, being more technical, the use of ropes is necessary, particularly while abseiling or diving in the majestic basins of limpid water.
But rest assured, the diversity of the canyons of the region allows us to offer you trips tailored to your desires: aquatic hikes in the meanders of Soucy, with the highest jumps of the Tapoul, passing through the beautiful landscapes of the canyons of the Caroux, as well as the “Albès” with its spirit of adventure or the Vialais and its stunning jumps.
Canyons offered are spread all over the department of “Hérault”: you will certainly find one that suits you, whether you live in Montpellier, at the seaside or Béziers.
As a family or between friends, canyoning will assure you a day of fun!