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Cevennes National Park tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montbrun at 4 km from Cevennes National Park

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Cevennes National Park is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Attractions in Cevennes National Park

The varied landscapes of the Cevennes National Park are famous as the setting for Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Travels with a Donkey'!: Cevennes National Park

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cevennes National Park in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbrun at 4 km and Castelbouc at 7 km.

Cevennes National Park, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 4 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

The small but very pretty village of Montbrun is at the eastern...

See Montbrun guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

The tiny village of Castelbouc, in the Gorges du Tarn, is very...

See Castelbouc guide


at 7 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

Both the surrounding scenery and the town centre of Florac make it...

See Florac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west), in the Lozere department

Sainte-Enimie is the most extensive, and perhaps the most interesting, of the...

See Sainte-Enimie guide
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at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

Saint-Chely-du-Tarn is in an idyllic spot within the western part of the...

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 17 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

The village of Le Pont-de-Montvert is one of the prettiest villages in...

See Le Pont de Montvert guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lozere department

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has...

See Mende guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

The small rivers that meet in the centre of the town and...

See Meyrueis guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 25 km (direction west), in the Lozere department

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges du Tarn make...

See Gorges du Tarn guide


at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to...

See Marvejols guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 29 km (direction west), in the Lozere department

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to see wolves living...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du Tarn north...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved...

See La Garde-Guerin guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The tiny village of La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite, in the Gorges de la Dourbie,...

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide

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Markets in and near Cevennes National Park

  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Le Pont du Montvert: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Mende: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (18km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Villefort: market Thursday (32km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (37km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (41km)

More information about Cevennes National Park, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Cevennes National Park, France

What to do at Cevennes National Park? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cevennes National Park.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (58km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Lozère (17km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (19km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (22km)
  • Mont Aigoual (28km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (28km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (37km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (48km)
  • Tanargue (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Cevennes National Park is in the south of France at 89 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Cevennes National Park is 507 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cevennes National Park

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: na

Distance to Cevennes National Park

from Nimes (prefecture): 89 km

from Paris: 507 km

from Calais: 742 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 569 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Cevennes National Park from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedoues, Castelbouc, Florac, Ispagnac, Montbrun and Quezac.

This page in French: Visiter Cevennes National Park


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