Gite Les Scops

Here in South Ardèche, sporting activities are only limited by your own imagination; on the air, in water or even beneath the earth, you'll find satisfaction to your ultimate wish.

With its rivers and streams, Ardèche Region has become a favorite place for canoe and kayak enthusiasts from all around the world. Mostly on Ardèche river, with several bases in Vallon Pont d'Arc ; but very close, many other rivers offer different possibilities: the Chassezac near Les Vans, the Baume and the C?ze (Gard). You will also find several bases in Les Vans.



With your kids, older than seven, or with friends, playing, slipping, jumping or descending on ropes, that's what you will enjoy in the deeply embanked waters of les Montagnes Ardéchoises. Les Vans, Aubenas, Vallon Pont d'Arc, etc.





Possibilities are countless, the nearest are the Chassezac and the Baume rivers. The most beautiful are in the crystal clear waters of the Ibie, near Vallon Pont d'Arc.

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Horse backing

The equestrian farm of Chavetourte (Saint Alban-Auriolles) proposes rides and also instruction periods for everybody. There are other closer opportunities at Barjac, Beaulieu or Saint- Paul le Jeune.

Motor biking and quad bikes

Undred of kilometres on the road - or off road if you prefer - riding through all kinds of wonderful landscapes. On your own or with a guide, as you prefer.


Bikers are welcome; there is a closed garage at disposal and many amazing tours to ride, whatever you prefer, road or dust.
We will advise you and even ride with you.

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Mountain biking

The Pays de Cruzières and its vicinity is Paradise for VTT (mountain bike). Everything is possible, it's up to you. Among the tours on offer at the start of the G?te des Scops, you will find marked paths and as many improvised itineraries as you can possibly think of. You can measure up to any degree of difficulty that you wish, and make many discoveries, be they archaeological or natural.


Small or big loops are as many as you can imagine them. Expose all of them here is simply impossible; just remember you can saddle up from our very door and engage on dirt tracks or on regular roads.

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You like going into caves? Then you will be satisfied! Whether you are an expert speleologist or not, the limestone plateaux that are close by will provide you with a great choice. Many of them are easy to go in. Les Cruzières region is also the location of a huge flooded net, only for well-trained speleologists to penetrate. Nevertheless there are also many caves for visiting; you can enter these all year long with you city clothes.

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In the region fo Saint André de Cruzières , sky is very dark and deep, with no light pollution, actually perfect for astrophotographers.

photography by Cédric Thomas

Wine tasting

Local vineyards are mostly unknown. Nevertheles you will find here some interesting things you won't forget. Wine tasting is also the occasion to meet the people who worked hard and invested all their passion into the vineyard management and the vinification.

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Gîte Les Scops - gîte de village - Annick et François ESCHBACH
Chadouillet - 07460 - Saint André de Cruzières
Tél. : 0033 (0)4 75 36 86 40

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