Tourism in the Cevennes and in the Gard

The Mas Cauvy is a small campsite with swimming pool, at the foot of the Cevennes. Guest rooms, labeled Gîtes de France du Gard, are also available.

We wish your stay to be a success, therefore we are at your disposal to inform you about Cevennes tourism. In particular, we can guide you through the discovery of the Gard, which has an exceptional cultural heritage.

Located between Alès and Anduze, you can enjoy calm and tranquility for your holidays near the Cevennes, while enjoying a strategic and convenient position for your visits. It is very easy to radiate quickly all over the Gard.

We are particularly close to the prestigious and unavoidable attractions of the region, such as the Pont du Gard, the Arenas of Nîmes, the Bambouseraie of Anduze, the Cevennes steam Train,

The essentials of tourism in the Cevennes

Pont du Gard

Nîmes Arenas

Bambouseraie

Exotic Park in Anduze

Cevennes Steam Train

Anduze to Saint Jean du Gard

Roman History

The most prestigious of our Roman monuments is the Pont du Gard. It was built to bring water to the baths and fountains of Nîmes. 48m high, it is one of the best preserved vestiges in the world. It is visited by 1.5 million people every year!

Also not to be missed, the arenas of Nîmes are the best preserved Roman amphitheatre.

Around Anduze

Unique in Europe, the Bambouseraie is an exotic garden classified among the most beautiful in France. On 15 hectares, it hosts many varieties of bamboos, as well as remarkable trees and plants. It is an indispensable visit of the Cevennes tourism, which you will especially enjoy when it is hot.

The Cevennes Steam Train is another popular attraction close to the Mas Cauvy. This touristic train connects Anduze to Saint-Jean-du-Gard. The journey of 40min will allow you to admire the beauty of the Cevennes landscapes. Saint Jean du Gard holds a market on Tuesdays, it is therefore the best day of the week to visit it.

Mediterranean Sea or Cevennes

The Mediterranean coast

Grau-du-Roi
Grande-Motte
Carnon-Beach
Palavas-les-waves

Camargue

Bulls and Horses
Flamingos
Regional Natural Park
Stes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Cevennes

Mount Aigoual
Corniche of the Cevennes

Cirque de Navacelles

Moulins de la Foux

A day at the seaside

The Mediterranean Sea and its beaches are only 70km. If you miss the coast but don’t like the crowd, you can easily go for a day only, while enjoying the quiet of the hinterland.

Discover also the Camargue, classified as a biosphere Reserve by UNESCO:

  • His bulls, horses and flamingos
  • Its ornithological park
  • The Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

A day in the mountains

If you prefer the mountain, the National Park of the Cevennes reaches out to you from Anduze, the gateway to the Cevennes.

Go for the day and discover Mount Aigoual and its meteorological observatory, at 1565m altitude.

The Cirque de Navacelles, Grand Site of France, is also an indispensable of your holiday for its incredible scenery.

Other tourist sites in the Cevennes

Caves

Trabuc
Salamandre
Cocalière
Demoiselles

Museums

Maison Rouge
Museum of Romanity
Musée du Désert
Carré d’Art
Haribo Museum
Préhistorama

Cities

Uzès
Nîmes
Aigues Mortes
Montpellier
Arles
Avignon

Villages

Anduze
Vézénobres
Saves
La Roque sur Céze
Lussan
Goudargues

Other Roman monuments

Maison Carrée
Magne Tower
Temple of Diane

Castles

Portes
Tornac
Allègre

Local products

Sweet Onions
Chestnut
Olives and Tapenade
Pélardons (goat cheese)
Honey of the Cevennes
Country wine

Shopping and Souvenirs

Vases of Anduze
Guinea fowl of Lussan
Lavender
Donkey Milk Soap
Local Crafts

A multitude of other tourist attractions are available : caves, parks, museums, typical villages… You will be spoilt for choice.

Flyers are available at the reception, do not hesitate to consult them and ask us for additional information if necessary.

In addition to sightseeing, there are many sports or fun activities to enjoy yourselves around our small campsite.

Historical tours, old stones and breathtaking landscapes, tourism in the Cevennes is a must for all!