The Cardoule, emblem of causse

	overhanging the Gorges of the Tarn, like a virtual sun, She illuminates their spectacular cliffs, circuses and escarpments.
    Guiding the tourist or the holiday maker in the search of a lodging to look further deep into their Gorges of the Tarn and region visit, this protected species from large causses also plays the barometers.
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The Web of Causses and Gorges of Tarn

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On the Méjean causse, in full heart of the National Park of the Cevennes
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Gîte de France in Laval du Tarn
Gîte de France in Laval du Tarn
On the Méjean causse, in full heart of the National Park of the Cevennes
Gîte La Cardabelle, in the heart of Saint Rome de Dolan
Gîte des Rocailles 
 in St Rome de Dolan, close to Gorges du Tarn
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Gîtes of Combelasais 
 near St Rome de Dolan, Gorges of Tarn and Aveyron
Hotel in mediaeval city of Sévérac le Château
Hotel - restaurant - Gorges du Tarn - La Malène
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In La Malène, on the banks of Tarn, country gîte
Le Choucas(The Jackdaw) - Host Rooms «3 épis», Méjean
Natural-Raid 2007
Living Museum
Gorges of Tarn
Ste Énimie
Le Tour 2005

The gorges of Tarn and the Causses,
      an exceptional voyage in the heart of the Central-Massif.      

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Discovering the Gorges of the Tarn, there is an enchanting journey of almost 80km between Florac and Millau, wedged between Sauveterre and Méjean Causses.
The surprise will be for you at every moment, with each turning : here a rock with a mushroom shape, there an imposing cliff covers the houses over up, here a pebble beach levels in the middle of Tarn's waters, there a picturesque village emerges from the foliages, seeming to hide from that high perched castle, dominating its rock proudly...

Each one can go through the Gorges at its own tempo.
First of all, the road of the Gorges skirting right bank offers a varied landscape. The narrow hiking trail located on left bank, at foot of the rock face, will make you feel, on a finger touch, the power, the majesty of the Gorges. As for the descent by small boat or by canoe, it will offers to you a particular vision of the Gorges, sometimes soft, sometimes chaotic, but always rhythmed by the subtle lapping of the running waves.
Throughout Tarn, sumptuous landscapes alternate with astonishing villages and picturesque castles. The abrupt limestone walls, whose colors oscillate between gray and ochre, are overhung by rocks with notched forms.

l'enfilade des Détroits vue du Point-Sublime
To feel all the majesty and the immoderation of the Gorges of Tarn, it is necessary amongst other things to go to the Sublime Point, at the edge of Causse of Sauveterre. Here, the landscape will catch you right there, deep in your imagination, in your mind, in your soul. You will dominate this vertiginous falling-down of cliffs from where jut out spectacular limestone pitons. You will discover there the threading of the Détroits, the Cirque des Baumes, the Rock Aiguille...

It is from granite of Lozere-Mount that springs the Tarn up. The small thread of water winding in the middle of the peat bogs quickly becomes a brook with cold and thundering waters. It follows the ledge of the Cevennes until wetting Florac and Ispagnac.
The valley is tightened, like sharp sliced by the Tarn, sometimes giving the impression that both Causses of Sauveterre and Méjean meet up there in the sky.

Very soon, we will probably continue farther with you this strolls in the heart of the Gorges of the Tarn. Leave us a small message, you will be informed of the continuation of the voyage. Thank you for your understanding.

While waiting, you will be able to discover some beautiful visits to make in the area.
Without forgetting some inescapable stages :
      The Sublime Point
      Sainte Énimie
      The Gorges of Tarn

  You should like to view this:  

      Slideshow of Causses and Gorges of Tarn

      Walk through the seasons on the Causse Mejean, between the Gorges du Tarn and Gorges de la Jonte in Lozère.
( If possible, watch it on big screen ( HD 1080 or 720 ) , with a good stereo or a good headset. )

Illuminated Sites
( every evening from 15 June to 15 September )
Florac, spring of the Pêcher - Bridge of Quézac - Castelbouc - Castle of Prades - Sainte-Enimie - Saint-Chély of Tarn (with musical sound system) - La Malène - Les Détroits - Le Rozier - Mostuéjouls - Peyrelade

Some circuits to be discovered by car :
      the circuit of vaulted fountains
      the circuit of Causse of Sauveterre
      the circuit of Gorges of Tarn
( soon )

Lastly, for more general information about Lozere, do not forget to visit Lozère Online . Your lozerian guide on Internet - directory of websites, lozerian news and tourism.
Try the AMILO website too (the Lozere Friends' Association) : a very complete site.