Climbing activities, climbing courses and outings, via ferrata

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Needing adventure, freedom, space or nature, climbing activities are an opportunity to let off steam, to experience moments rich in emotion and thrills. Climbing, via ferrata, monkey bridge or via corda, a unique opportunity to discover these nature sports during your stay on the occasion of an outing or a training course. Qualified instructors and guides will accompany you and provide all the necessary equipment for your safety.

A unique opportunity to discover new sports practices, and live intense experiences during your vacation. Unforgettable moments for the whole family.

Climbing sports to discover during your vacations

Amateurs of strong sensations, looking for the big thrill, you will find your happiness in the middle of nature far from climbing gyms and artificial walls in grandiose sites that offer breathtaking views.

For both experienced and beginner climbers who hasn’t dreamed of getting high on natural cliffs, enjoy wonderful sites overlooking rivers and steep valleys.

Experienced guides and instructors accompany you and provide you with all the necessary equipment, slippers, gloves harnesses, helmets…they make you share their passion in the respect of safety rules.

The climbing sports are accessible to all as long as you are not prone to acrophobia, that panic fear of the void. Rest assured your guide will supervise you and always adapt to your level.

Depending on your desires and abilities, different formulas are offered to you:

  • Climbing
  • Via ferrata
  • Via corda
  • Canyoning
  • Accrobatic

What to live experiences rich in emotions and in strong sensations, during your vacations or during a training course. Unprecedented experiences, unforgettable for the little ones as well as for the older ones.

Prestigious climbing sites in France

From its diversity and the richness of its natural heritage, France presents many sites suitable for climbing and other climbing sports.

There is no need for vertiginous cliffs specific to the great Alpine or Pyrenean massifs to enjoy breathtaking panoramas.

Many regions enjoyexceptional sites, some of which have an international reputation:

  • Gorges de l’Ardèche
  • Gorges de Chassezac

    Gorges du verdon,

  • Gorges du Tarn
  • Le Verdon

And sometimes more discreet cliffs will be able to allow you to initiate yourself in complete safety to these climbing practices. Many departments such as the Lot, the Dordogne and of course the Massif Central are full of these places that the Villages de Gîtes will be able to make you discover during your stay.

Climbing trips and courses during your vacations or weekends

Some lodging villages are ideally located to practice climbing, via ferrata or via corda activities. They offer you to discover the best spots near their accommodations and put you in touch with their partners, guides and certified climbers, for safe outings.

Via Corda and Via Ferrata

Thrill seekers, la Clé des Champs offers Via Corda and Via Ferrata outings accompanied by Lionel, who has a Brevet d’Etat diploma.

You go through a vire that overhangs the Chassezac river (about 45 meters high) while still attached by your harness and lanyards to a rope in place.

We finish with a 45-meter abseil on a spider wire after passing through a few obstacles and two monkey bridges.

For these activities, Lionel provides the equipment, which is of high quality, CE-standard, and is cleaned and disinfected on every outing.

Introduction to climbing

Climbing is a sport accessible to the greatest number of people and which develops unique sensations, success, surpassing oneself, well-being …

With Expert Sport Nature partner of la Grange du Héron, get some height during an introduction to climbing.

For 2 hours, you will be guided to take your first steps safely on a natural cliff as close to nature as possible …. 2 unforgettable hours for children!.