A region with a rich cultural heritage and a breath-taking nature.
Different activities are available in the region, the Cévennes will allow you to do any sorts of discoveries, so historical as religious, so interesting as varied.
The most well known are : the Bambouseraie, that you can visit by taking a small steam train, the Trabuc caves, Museum of Desert, Anduze potteries, rides through the Cévennes…
The see is 1 hour away, Montpellier and Nîmes are 45 mn away, as well as Uzès, a beautiful medieval city, or the Mount Aigoual 1:30 away, and Florac 45 mn.
You can also discover the famous potteries of Anduze, some of them are several times hundred-years old, its local markets, on Tuesday evening or Thursday morning, its flea market on Sunday morning, go to discover dolmens, bath in the Gardon.
To see also the old mine in Alès, witness of a time not so distant, which left a lot of memories.
Since the 17th century, the Vase of Anduze has been one of the treasures of the Porte des Cévennes.
To pay tribute to this cultural heritage, Alès Agglomération launches the Anduze Vase Road and invites travelers and residents of the Cévennes to discover an exciting history.
Discover the Cévennes differently aboard an authentic old-fashioned steam train !
More than 240 varieties of Bamboo, Japanese Maple, Camellias, Ginkgos biloba or century-old Redwoods…
The cave of the hundred thousand soldiers
They are famous all over the world, because no one has ever understood how these tiny concretions were formed. The scientific mystery is total.
Nothing similar in any other cave can be compared.
Those who have seen the "Hundred Thousand Soldiers" will always remember this army of silence revealed by the searchlights in the eternal night of the cave.
In the heart of a Cévenol hamlet and its typical alleyways, in the birthplace of the camisard chef Rolland, with authentic pieces and documents, the DESERT MUSEUM brings to life the Huguenot past and the history of the Camisards.
Cévennes National Park has been labeled since 2018 International Starry Sky Reserve.
This label distinguishes between sites preserved against light pollution.