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France, Lozère (48), Causses et les Cévennes, paysage culturel de l'agro-pastoralisme méditerranéen, classés Patrimoine Mondial de l'UNESCO, les Gorges du Tarn, Sainte-Enimie, labellisé Les Plus Beaux Villages de France ©Ch. Guy/hemis.fr

Le pont de Quézac, près de la célèbre usine d'embouteillage de bouteilles d'eau pétillante est situé dans le parc national des Cévennes, en Lozère. ©legna69/iStock

Pont de Quézac

France, Aveyron (12), Rivière-sur-Tarn, château de Peyrelade du XIe siècle dominant les Gorges du Tarn ©R. Mattes/hemis.fr

France, Lozère (48), Meyrueis, grotte de Dargilan dite la Grotte Rose ©H. Lenain/hemis.fr

France, Lozère (48), Meyrueis, grotte de Dargilan dite la Grotte Rose

family-hiking with a donkey in the Cevennes mountains, Mont Lozere, France ©K. Wothe/Look/Photononstop


France, Lozère (48), chemin sur le causse Méjean ©J.-P. Azam/hemis.fr

France, Lozère (48), chemin sur le causse Méjean

France, Lozère (48), Le Rozier, gorges de la Jonte, escalade au vase de Sèvres, corniches de la Jonte, les Causses et les Cévennes, paysage culturel de l'agro-pastoralisme méditerranéen, classé Patrimoine Mondial de l'UNESCO ©J.-P. Azam/hemis.fr

France, Aveyron (12), Causses et les Cévennes, paysage culturel de l’agro-pastoralisme méditerranéen, classés Patrimoine Mondial de l'UNESCO, vallée de la Dourbie, parc naturel régional des Grands Causses, La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite, chaos de Montpellier le Vieux sur le Causse Noir ©R. Mattes/hemis.fr

Cave Aven Armand, in National Park of Cevennes - France ©legna69/iStock



The Tarn Gorges and Mont Lozère

Dizzy heights and wonderful chasms

  • Nature & Discovery
  • Weekends

At the heart of the Cévennes National Park, the endlessly-changing waters of the Tarn, from its springs at the foot of Mont Lozère to its wild dash through the dizzying canyons. Here, gorges and great causses come together to make you teeter along steep ledges before you are engulfed in the faults and underground depths. Welcome to nature at its most grandiose, where time seems to stand still like the unassuming villages with their rocky walls and winding roads.

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Le Pont-de-Montvert Millau

Day 1 - Le Pont-de-Montvert - Causse-Méjéan

The ecomuseum of the pretty village of Pont-de-Montvert guides you to Maison du Mont-Lozère, the starting point for ten thematic hiking trails. Head next towards Florac and Ispagnac to follow the Tarn Gorges by car via the D907BIS as far as Saint-Georges-de-Lévéjac. If the Cirque des Baumes can be enjoyed whilst hiking from Point Sublime to Pas de Soucy, the gorges can be discovered by canoe thanks to the many routes offered by Queyzac to the magnificent medieval village of Sainte-Enimie. Enjoy a stopover evening in the village of Causse-Méjéan.

  • Distance : 59 km
  • Duration : 1h16

Day 2 - Causse-Méjéan - Le Rozier

The sun burns early on the Causse-Méjéan plateau, where an exploration of its geological beauty is a must. After the wonderful stalagmites of Aven Armand, warm yourself on the surface in Meyrueis. Further south, the underground river of the Abyss of Bramabiau awaits. Alternatively, head east on the D996 to explore the spectacular Gorges de la Jonte, stopping off at the Dargilan Cave and its funicular. From the Chateau of Peyrelade, you look down over the Causse Noir. Aim to reach Peyreleau and Le Rozier by sunset.

  • Distance : 48 km
  • Duration : 1h12

Day 3 - Le Rozier - Millau

Among the many walks accessible from Le Rozier, don’t miss the site of the biggest blockfield in Europe, the Chaos of Montpellier-Le-Vieux. Doable on foot, by mini train or in a Tyrolean, it’s full of signposted trails to guide you to the most beautiful corners, including Porte de Mycènes. After a good picnic, head to Millau to visit its old town and its museum. To take a little height on this dizzying stay, leave the city via its famous viaduct.

  • Distance : 21 km
  • Duration : 0h26

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