The limestone of the Ardèche Valley in France’s grand Massif Central provides the raw material for some wonderful features, including the photogenic rock arch of Pont d’Arc.
It’s the start of a series of dramatic gorges, pockmarked with stalactite-riddled caves and surrounded by epic cliffs and thick forest that are best seen from a kayak.
Ardèche is a department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of Southeastern France. It is named after the river Ardèche and had a population of 328,278 as of 2019. Its prefecture is in Privas, but its largest city is Annonay. Wikipedia