Cevennes

The Cevennes, are in the south-east part of the department. They are also splited between three departments which are Lozère, Gard and Ardèche.

As beautiful as they are rebellious because of their harsh winter climate, but Mediterranean in summer, this is here that the only inhabited French National Park is located.

Rich lands, cradle of the Camisards, they are distinguished by their steep and ravineous mountains and their sinuous roads, shaded by the numerous and dense forests of "bread trees", the chestnut, symbol of the Cevennes.

The Cevennes allow magnificent gateway through its many hiking trails, including one of the most famous, the path of Stevenson (GR 70), name of the famous Scottish author who crossed the Cevennes lands with a donkey, since the Haute-Loire in Auvergne.

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