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in the Cévennes

In the Cévennes, there are many breathtaking panoramas to discover. The Cévennes are a land of many faces, culminating at an altitude of 1700m with the Pic de Finiels at the summit of Mont-Lozère. Discover our selection of breathtaking views.

Col Saint-Pierre

596m above sea level

The Col Saint-pierre allows you to observe two panoramas, one as breathtaking as the other, and this from both sides of the Corniche des Cévennes. The former royal road between Saint-Jean-du-Gard and Florac, the Corniche des Cévennes has become mythical with, in particular, the famous Col Saint-Pierre car races.

Go to the orientation table located a 15-minute walk away, to contemplate the beauty of the Cévennes relief.

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Direct access by car is via the Corniche des Cévennes.

Col d'Uglas

539m altitude

It’s the last pass on the route taken by Robert Louis Stevenson. Today it’s very popular with cyclists, who enjoy the pretty route with themany landscapes and panoramas it offers over the region. Join the orientation table to enjoy the view.

Please note:

Access is via the D50 from Saint-Jean-du-Gard or Mialet. In the other direction, take the D160 from Saint Paul la Coste.

Mount Bouquet

629m altitude
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Access by car is via the village of Bouquet, then along the Col du Bourricot (D607).

The summit of Mont Bouquet offersa 360° panorama. To the north are the Ardèche mountains, to the east the Rhône valley, Mont Ventoux and the foothills of the Alps. To the south, the Uzège plain and Provence Gardoise form a skyline leading to the Mediterranean.

Le Belvédère de Bouzèdes

1,236m altitude
Good to know

Access is via the D362.


474m altitude
Good to know

Access is via the D17, and parking is available in the center of the hamlet.

The hamlet of Tarabias takes you to new heights, offering visitors an unrivalled view of the Luech valley and the imposing viaduct of Chamborigaud.

Cassini Peak

1,680m altitude

This peak offers a 360° view of all the peaks: Mont Bouquet, Mont Aigoual, Ventoux, Pic Saint-Loup, the Cévennes valleys, and many more.

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Access is via Mas de la Barque, then a 1h30 hike to the summit awaits you.

Mount Aigoual

1,567m altitude

The highest point in the Gard département and a UNESCO World Heritage site. From the heights, treat yourselfto a 360-degree view of the surrounding mountains, the Tarn valley, the Mediterranean and on a clear day, even the Pyrenees.

For further information:

Access by car is to the Mont Aigoual weather observatory.

Le Pic de Finiels

1,699m altitude
Good to know

Access is via the D20, linking Pont de Montvert to Le Bleymard.

The summit of Finiels is the highest point of Mont Lozère and the highest point in Lozère. Discover an incomparable landscape over the whole massif.


219m altitude
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Access is on foot, and after climbing a few steps, you’ll need to follow the Rue du Haut Plan to get there.

Located in the heart of the medieval town, perched on a hill, you’ll find the highest viewpoint in the commune. Fromthe Vézénobres orientation table, let your gaze wander over the Gardonnenque plain and its garrigue.

The castle of


The castle


The castle of


On one side, the château offers a view of Anduze, the gateway to the Cévennes, and on the other, a panoramic view of the plains and vines of Tornac.

For further information:

There’s a parking access off the D907, then a 10min walk awaits you to the château.

Please note, access to the château is strictly forbidden for works until October 2023.