Getting There — Vallon-Pont-d’Arc is accessible by trains from Lyon connecting in Valence. It’s a 3-hr. journey from Lyon at about 40€ or 2 hr. 15 min. from Valence TGV station at about 20€. For information, visit www.oui.sncf or call tel. 36-35 (.40€/min.). However, the Ardèche is best explored by car. If you’re driving from Lyon, take the A7 south, then N7 at Montélimar Sud towards Pierrelatte. Head west on D13, then D59 and finally D4 to Vallon-Pont-d’Arc.
Visitor Information — The Office de Tourisme is at 1 pl. de l’Ancienne Gare, Vallon-Pont-d’Arc (www.vallon-pont-darc.com; tel. 04-75-88-04-01).