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Calm and open spaces The Cévennes

The Cévennes

Located north of Montpellier, the Cévennes and its National Park provide a mountainous area; a protected landscape dominated by Mont Lozère and Mont Aigoual.

From Mont Aigoual to the shores of the Mediterranean

The Cévennes

This mountain range in the Massif Central, which stretches from Mont-Aigoual to the gateway to the Mediterranean, has many assets for a rejuvenating stay punctuated by outdoor activities: hiking trails with recognised cultural itineraries, grandiose panoramas, unusual theme parks, magnificent caves and welcoming accommodation often situated in the heart of the countryside.

The Cévennes: an ideal space for hiking

The Cévennes are a hiker’s paradise with more than 1800 km of trails!

On foot, by mountain bike and sometimes even on horseback, there are numerous itineraries suitable for all levels of experience, whether for a 2-hour family walk or a multi-day trip.

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The Cévennes are appreciated in all seasons, between bathing in the river, autumnal walks under the chestnut trees and skiing or snowshoeing in winter, all surrounded by pretty, picturesque villages where the dry-stone farmhouses dominate the faïsses and sometimes a few onion fields…

Also worth seeing are the main towns of the Cévennes, such as the Cévennes capital Alès, just an hour from Montpellier, Anduze with its picturesque charm, but also Ganges, Le Vigan, Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort

Organize Your stay and your hike in the Cévennes

  • Bring good shoes, water bottles, sunglasses, sun cream and provisions
  • If this is your first hike, be accompanied
  • Stay humble and select a route at your level

    Find 14 suggested routes on the official Cévennes Tourisme website, including

    • Peyremale
    • Château Tornac
    • Devès wood
    • Gardon Mialet…