Cro-Magnon Hikes

What about combining nature and culture in the fantastic setting of the Gorges de l’Ardèche ?

Why this majestic natural setting has attracted men since the dawn of time?
Discover the animals, geology and plants of the Cirque d’Estre and uncover the secret history of the site with a visit to the Pont d’Arc Cave, to meet the first artists of humanity.

The Pont d’Arc Cave has joined the Syndicate of the Gorges de l’Ardèche to offer “Cro-Magnon” hikes to follow the footsteps of our ancestors.


Cro-Magnon hikes program

9am: MEETING POINT IN THE GORGES DE L’ARDÈCHE at the “Auberge du Pont d’Arc” parking lot, located next to the Pont d’Arc.
From 9am to 12: guided hike in the Natural Réserve of the Gorges de l’Ardèche

12-12.30: return to the meeting point and departure for the Pont d’Arc Cave on your own.
Picnic (not provided) or lunch at the restaurant “La Terrasse”.

14pm: guided tour of the Pont d’Arc Cave (replica of the Grotte Chauvet)

15pm: unguided tour of the Aurignacian Gallery (prehistorical museum)


The Cro-Magnon hikes become a regular rendez-vous

  • Next times : 13th, 20th and 27th of February and 6th of March 2019.

From 9am to 12 : guided hike
At 2pm : guided tour of the Cave.
Catering : your own picnic (you can also find meals at the restaurant La Terrasse)
Prices : adult: 21 € / 10-17 years: 15 € / 6-10 years: 9 €
Good shoes are needed!

Reservations on :

Rendez-vous à 9h à l'Auberge du Pont d'Arc située dans les gorges de l'Ardèche

Meeting point at 9am at the Auberge du Pont d’Arc located in the gorges of Ardèche