The site is extensive, with ample opportunity for activities, tours and hikes. Many sites have the richness of the soil (crafts, agriculture, local products ...). Proposed below is a tour adapted for the different time constraints and level of interest of everyone. The theme chosen revolves around agropastoralism, its structural heritage and its influence on the landscape. Nevertheless, the tour also contains the major sights (natural or cultural) in the area.
The tour begins with the eastern entrance of the site, Saint Jean du Gard. From this charming village, the road rises on to the Corniche des Cévennes, which offers majestic views, and takes you to Florac, in the heart of World Heritage site.
Saint Jean du Gard
Although not part of the classified area, the village of Saint Jean du Gard is treated here as it is one of the main access points to the site, and its history is closely linked to that of the agropastoralism of Cévennes. An eastern entry point, visitors can enter the site by the beautiful and historic Corniche des Cévennes.
Place Rabaut Saint Etienne, 30270 Saint Jean du Gard
Website - tel : 04 66 85 32 11.
Open from April through October:
April through June, September and October, every day: 10:30 a.m. to 1p.m./ 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
July and August, every day: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open air markets: nocturnal in July and August on Thursday evenings. Tuesday morning, traditional market.
Local producers' market on Saturday mornings from April to October in the market square.
Place de la gare, 30270 Saint Jean du Gard
Website -tel : 04 66 60 59 00.
Full round-trip price / reduced price: €16.50 / €11.50. Free for children under 4 years old. Family package: €50.
This steam train takes visitors into the valley towards Anduze, and features beautiful landscapes punctuated by viaducts and tunnels. This route is a good introduction for discovering the vegetation of the area.
Hôtels and restaurants in Saint Jean du gard
Camping et gîte "Mas de la Cam"
Route de Saint André de Valborgne, 30270 Saint Jean du Gard
Website - tel : 04 66 85 12 02.
Campsite from €21.50.
Auberge du Péras **
Route de Nîmes, 30270 Saint Jean du Gard
Website - tel : 04 66 85 35 94.
Room from €48.
Restaurant : "menu" from €16.
Hôtel Les Bellugues **
13 rue pelet de la lozère, 30270 Saint Jean du Gard
Website - tel : 04 66 85 15 33.
Room from €66.