• Nearest River: Dourbie - Direct Access

  • Nearest Town: Nant 5km

  • Nearby Towns:

    • Cantobre: 3km
    • Nant: 5km
    • La Couvertoirade: 15km
    • Millau: 26km
    • Le Rozier: 28km
    • Montpellier: 100km

Sightseeing

Parc National de Cevennes, the only French National Park in the low mountains, is less than 30km away. Explore the park by following one of the many walking and hiking trails. About 30km from the parc is St Jean du Gard, where you will find the Musée des Vallées de Cevenoles and La Bambouseraie, popular yet unspoilt exotic gardens.

Days Out

Millau Viaduct

Millau Viaduct

The modern ‘Viaduct of Millau’ is a good sightseeing spot; it is the highest bridge in the world, higher than the Eiffel tower, and was designed by a British architect, Sir Norman Foster and the town of Millau, which is 25 km away through the Gorges of the Dourbie, has lots of bars, shops and restaurants.

Nant local product

Nant Village

Nant is a great place for a day out. It is only a few kilometres from the parc so why not pop along to pick up some delicious local produce? Local fairs and markets are held in the village square and you will also find a range of fresh produce in Les Halles, the 17th century market. Whilst you are there you should also see the lovely old Romanesque church of Saint Pierre.

Tarn Gorges

Tarn Gorges

This parc is set in the Dourbie Valley between the Tarn Gorges and the Cévennes National Park and so you are surrounded by natural beauty. Visit the beautiful gorge and why not also try one of the tree top adventure sites alongside the Tarn near Millau.

Events in the Region

Events, Natural Games: International Outdoor Sports and Music Festival

Natural Games: International Outdoor Sports and Music Festival

Climbers, kayakers, paragliders - all the daredevils and lovers of outdoor sports attend this festival in Millau. Anyone is free to join in and there are lots of demonstrations to give you a feel for the sports as well as a dragon boat race to have a go at. After cheering at the competitions, let loose at one of the dj sets in the evening.

Tour de France

Tour de France

With gruelling routes covering some of France's most beautifully scenic regions, the Tour de France is an iconic cycle race, attracting huge crowds along the route. The Grand Départ of 2018 takes place on the 7th July starting on the Island of Noirmoutier. The early stages of the race go through the Vendée and Brittany regions. As usual there are exciting mountains stages in the French Alps and the Pyrenees.The races finishes in Paris on the 29th July.

Off Parc Activities

Cantobre has a wealth of outdoor activities on offer and it is a superb area for making the most of the natural surroundings. You can ascend the rock faces and try abseiling, you can take to the water on a water raft or kayak, you can gallop along on horseback, or even just sit and cast your rod into the river.  Parc National des Cevennes has lots of walking and hiking trails and for maps and useful facts visit the information centre in Florac.

Millau is a major centre for paragliding, so if you fancy giving it a go you can go out tandem with a fully qualified instructor.

The following activities are available off parc:

Sports Information

Quad Biking

30 km from site
Activities Information

Golf

150 km from site

Fishing

2 km from site

Horse Riding

18 km from site

Climbing wall

30 km from site

Karting

30 km from site

Boat trips

30 km from site

Rafting

27 km from site

Adventure Course

30 km from site
Sports Information

Canoeing

50 km from site

Kayaking

50 km from site

Climbing

Climbing

This superb parc is located 5 minutes away from the cliff of the same name, where you’ll find 80 hard sports routes, mainly at 7a and above.

The escarpment of Le Boffi above the Gorges De La Dourbie and overlooking the Millau Bridge is also nearby, providing another 250 sports routes across a wide range of grades; though it’s worth bearing in mind that getting here involves a 40 minute walk.

The best area for climbing, however, is the famous Gorges de la Jonte. Try driving or walking up the valley from Le Rozier and you could get neck strain looking up at the many astonishing lines, where you’ll find over 300 single and multi pitch sport and trad routes of all grades.

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Just some of climbing areas you can enjoy...

CLIMBING AREA
DISTANCE FROM PARC (km)
NUMBER OF CLIMBS
ORIENTATION
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Cantobre4.278South
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Le Boffi16250South/East/West
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Gorges de la Jonte20300South
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Gorges du Tarn32434All
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Ardêche and Auvergne average temperature and rainfall

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Walking

Walking and hiking

Walking here is full of surprises. The parc is based in a UNESCO world heritage site, with the amazing Gorges de Dorbie next door and is also within the Regional Nature Park of the Grand Causses, where the landscape features deep gorges and river valleys, which are full of wild flowers and orchids in spring. That’s when you should also look out for the many birds arriving from Africa; Bonelli's Warbler, the Honey Buzzard and the Red Backed Shrike are just a few of the glorious creatures you’ll find here during spring and summer. Nearby, Griffon Vultures fly above the gorges, and bright coloured blue and green lizards bask in the sun. If that isn’t enough to tempt you, there are also rare orchids, wild Mediterranean flowers and hundreds of butterflies to spot, making this a paradise for every walker and lover of wildlife.

If you like to walk with like-minded people, the parc offer their own free guided walking tours run by an English guide from the end of May to the end of June (exact dates to be confirmed).

A full programme is available on the parc and bookings are made at the main parc reception.

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Eurocamp Active - Walking

Walking booklet

To help you make the most of your Walking parc, we offer our exclusive booklet with 6 bespoke routes for download from your holiday file on all walking parcs.

Eurocamp Active - Walking
Eurocamp Active Walk Gradings

Suitable for all ages. Some are also suitable for pushchairs (listed on terrain information for a particular walk). Total distance of track does not exceed 10km. Flat or gentle hills. No steep sections, no scrambling. Can include up to 200m of ascent/decent. Adequate signs at majority of intersections. Walkers need no previous experience but are expected to exercise normal care regarding their personal safety, especially in tidal zones.

Overview of our 6 exclusive Eurocamp walking routes

Walking route name
Difficulty level
Distance
Highest Point
Height Change
Walking Time
Access
Nant Riverside WalkLeisurely7.5 km512 m145 m3hrs (approx.)Direct from parc
The Two VillagesChallenging14 km856 m389 m4hrs(approx.)Direct from parc
Plateau de Guilhaumard and Vallée de Sorgues CircuitChallenging15 km840 m285 m4hrs (approx.)40 minutes drive from parc
La CouvertoiradeLeisurely6 km834 m72 m2hrs (approx.)30 minutes drive from parc
Les Liquisses and Les Causses de CunModerate13 km816 m83 m4hrs (approx.)15 minutes drive from parc
Around Saint-AlbanModerate8 km641 m147 m3hrs (approx.)10 minutes drive from parc

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