Discover the beauty of the Gorges du Tarn

Of the seven French national parks, the Cévennes Park it is the most extensive. Located in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon, south of France, in which the richness and diversity of a protected region is illustrated. The river Tarn that runs along the slopes of Mont Lozère, has formed throughout the ages a deep and spectacular gorge, where the practice of extreme sports It becomes one of the main attractions of the place. Declines in canoe or kayak, speleology, climbing or canyoning will meet the expectations of the most adventurous, as the canyon meets the ideal conditions for practicing these sports.

On a journey of extraordinary beauty, through one of the least populated areas of France, lovers of trekking They will also find fascinating routes. Its landscape characteristics allow different routes: walk through the gorges or go rowing down the river.

In the vicinity of Gorges du Tarn we can discover some of the towns most beautiful in the Lozère region:

Sainte Enimie. Medieval city with cobbled streets, located in the center of the gorge that has a beautiful 12th century church. In its surroundings are the Castle of Prades, the town of Castelbouc and Igloos de Causse de Sauveterre, built in stone.

Florac. Located in the Cévennes National Park, at the entrance to the Gorges du Tarn, you can visit the old castle of Florac and the spring of Pêcher.

Alès. Full of history and industrial tourism. It has the Pierre André Benoit art museum, the mines and their geological collections from the Alès school of mines, as well as the theater festival in July.

Le Rozier. Starting point towards the Gorges de la Jonte, it has a 12th century Romanesque church and is a protected area for the vultures in the wild.

Anduze. Its attractions include the steam train tour through the Cévennes Park, the music museum that collects more than 1,200 instruments from around the world, and the Trabuc grotto, among others.

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