Hiking in Ardeche: 6000 km of paths including 600 km of GR, 650 km of land GR and 4500 km for walk.
GR = Les Sentiers de Grande Randonnées are marked with white and red lines. They allow you to go through Ardeche and to meet up with border departments or even to cross France as a whole. Rundown-guides of footpaths can be found at bookshops.
Those GR go through Ardèche: GR4, GR 4 F, GR 44, GR 44 A, GR7, GR 42, GR 427, GR 420, GR 420 A, GR 421, GR 3, E. 4.
The land-footpaths are hoop-tours. They are marked with yellow and red lines.
The land-footpaths are : Round the Tanargue, Round the Annonay basin, the Cevenol.
Other footpaths cut accross Ardeche. Hikers' association look after them, they are marked in yellow. Rundown guides of those itineraries can be bought at Tourist Information.
You can also get information at local associations or sportive activities organization.
For your luggage or your children you can rent for a day or more a donkey.