Vercors is a must-visit destination for residents of Grenoble and Lyon.
It offers a variety of canyons in different levels of difficulty, durations, and types. Whether it's Lans-en-Vercors, Villard-de-Lans, Sassenage, Rencurel, or the South Vercors near Saint-Andéol, there's something to satisfy a wide range of interests.
Vercors is a natural region located in the southeastern part of France, spanning the Isère and Drôme departments. It is renowned for its exceptional mountain landscapes and the plethora of outdoor activities it offers. Among these activities, canyoning is undoubtedly one of the most popular choices, particularly among thrill-seeking residents of Grenoble and Lyon.
Canyoning involves descending canyons by following the course of a stream or river, utilizing techniques such as rappelling, climbing, jumping, and swimming. This activity provides a unique blend of sports, nature, and adventure, allowing participants to discover breathtaking landscapes.
Vercors offers a wide variety of canyons suited for all skill levels and preferences. Whether you prefer more technical canyons, longer excursions, or ones with a greater emphasis on water elements, there is something to cater to your level and desires. The most well-known sites are located around Lans-en-Vercors, Villard-de-Lans, Sassenage, Rencurel, and the South Vercors near Saint-Andéol.
Vercors is, therefore, a prime destination for thrill-seekers and nature enthusiasts, with a diverse range of canyons waiting to be explored under the guidance of our professional guides who prioritize your safety.Read more
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Among the beloved classics of the Vercors massif, and even the entire region, we present to you a list of unmissable canyon outings.
To the East of Vercors, in Lans-en-Vercors or Villard-de-Lans, you'll be just minutes away from the renowned Furon Canyon, the most popular canyon in the area. This canyon is celebrated for its beauty and diversity, featuring sections for swimming, jumps, and exhilarating slides.
Heading North of Vercors, near Pont-en-Royans, you'll find yourself in close proximity to the Écouges Canyon and the Versoud Canyon. The Écouges Canyon is one of the most challenging canyons in the region, with rappelling descents and narrow passages that will test your skills. On the other hand, the Versoud Canyon offers a more accessible experience, with wider sections that are less technically demanding.
Venturing Southward, in Saint-Andéol, you can descend the Moules Marinières Canyon. Although less renowned than the others, this canyon provides an enjoyable descent with opportunities for jumps, slides, and swims amidst a pristine and untamed ambiance.
These are just a few highlights from the array of unforgettable canyoning experiences available in the Vercors region. Each outing promises an exhilarating journey, allowing you to immerse yourself in the stunning natural landscapes while indulging in the thrills of canyoning.
Join us on these extraordinary adventures, guided by our expert team of professionals who will ensure your safety and create an unforgettable experience in the heart of Vercors.
La Furon intégral est l'enchainement de la partie Haute et de la partie basse du Furon qui se termine à Sassenage à l'Est du Vercors. Un parcours Journée long de 5h30, pour les sportifs.
The upper part of the Furon canyon is located just downstream of the Engins gorges, between Grenoble and Sassenage and Lans-en-Vercors. This course consists of two beautiful receipt interspersed with a less narrow zone but which nevertheless presents various obstacles and playful. In the receipt, you will find beautiful cascades where alternate recalls, jumps and slides. It is a very fun itinerary where everyone will find pleasure.
The lower part of the Furon is located at the city's gates, just above Sassenage. It is a complete course, ideal to discover the activity. Beautiful reminders, jumps, passages of syphons, everything is there, easily accessible. The course has numerous scopes allowing to adapt the difficulty of the progression according to the capacities of each one.
Le Canyon du Versoud est situé sur les contreforts nords du Vercors. Très peu de marche avec un bel enchainement de cascades pour découvrir le canyoning à travers de beaux toboggans, sauts (jusqu'à 7m - non obligatoires) et descentes en rappels...
The second part of the Ecouges canyon is probably the most classic. It is a complete course that allows you to discover all the facets of the activity. The immersion lasts more than 4 hours, the first reminders of 15 and 25 m put in the bath. Then we quickly continue with many slides and jumps in a nice receipt. A few more reminders and we leave the gorge.
Halfway between Grenoble and Valence, the Canyon des Écouges is one of the most beautiful in the Vercors. Abseiling to 230 m high in the upper part, then we go down again by the middle part, with a whole technical pack: abseiling, jumps, slides, walking… A full day is necessary for this expedition!!
Located on the East side of Vercors, it's an opportunity to enjoy some great landscape there. The approach walk is simply great and you’ll have beautiful water-slides, waterfall, jumps in a wild and pretty environment!! Suitable for an introduction. So whatever is your level, just go!
A lot of canyons there. Nearby Grenoble and Lyon, magnificent landscapes, interesting routes, diversified canyons for any level. Approach walks beautiful, quite short! What else, a coffee? Book now!
Most of the Canyons here are close to Grenoble and Lyon, for all level, beautiful, playful… Canyons in Vercors