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Sport activities in the Cévennes

Water sports



Swimming spots on the campsite

Gorges de MialetThe river the Gardon of Mialet is a lovely swimming spot. The Gardon's water is clean and not cold, enjoy swimming in this natural environment. A private beach for the guests of Camping Cévennes Provence. Equipped with 5 picnic tables and a playground. There are two complementary swimming spots: a plane area where children and adults can swim quietly, and quick water in the Gorges of Gardon, impressive granite canyons where you can dive off rocks or have a sunbath on them.


Campsite description



Logo de la bouscarasseWater park «La Bouscarasse» near Uzès (at 35 km from the campsite)

A family water park located in a forest. A little paradise for young children where adults can relax in a friendly atmosphere. Many swimming pools, paddling pools, rivers with water rings, water shoots, beaches with deckchairs, shade.


Open from the end of May until the beginning of September.


Website of La Bouscarasse




Open-air swimming pool in Saint-Jean-du-Gard

A large pool, a small pool and a paddling pool.


Open in June, July and August.




Logo Centre Nautique Toboggan Alès

Centre nautique Toboggan in Alès

A play pool with a bubbling bath, a slide of 35 m. and an Olympic pool.


Open all year.


Website of Alès Cévennes







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CollaborationKayac Tribu

Discover the Gorges de l'Hérault from the water, take time to descent, to swim, to relax and to have a picnic on the waterside with your family. Everything is organized by a team of professional outdoor sports instructors, for a trip by canoe kayak with or without a guide.

Le Vidourle: Starting in Sommières you'll descent 8 km of the Vidourle on a quiet, shady nature trip, surrounded by rich and diversified fauna and flora ... Stéphanie and Dominique propose a treasure hunt to complete this activity, using your water resistant map you'll have to discover all instructions hidden along the route to find the combination of the treasure safe! New: Stand Up Paddl!


Open from 15 March to 15 October - dogs allowed

Web site of Kayak Tribu




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CollaborationCanyoning Parfum d'Aventure

Are longing for some adventure? Are you longing for exploration and freshness? Come with Sylvain, he'll take you to remote places, often only accessible on a river descent, all you need is a small cup of courage and a large bowl of cheerfulness.



Website of Canyoning Parfum d'Aventure




Logo de Sentiers VagabondsPartenariatAssociation « Sentiers Vagabonds »

Jumping, cascades, natural slides and swimming are waiting for you! Fun canyon accessible to everyone to discover the pleasure of flowing waters or wild canyon for a challenging immersion into the deep nature… On the menu: pleasure of canyoning and naturalistic discoveries !


Consulter le site de Sentiers Vagabonds



Sensational sports

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CollaborationParc Parfum d'Aventure

Across the campsite's beach on the other side of the river Sylvain and Laurence are ready to welcome you in Parc Parfum d'Aventure.

Acrobatic tree climbing track: Children from 3 and older have their own secured track with continuous belaying. Highest level: The "black track" for the oldest. Visit the garden and the kitchen garden, play with giant parlour games and on the trampolines. Book tickets with a "privilege price" for Parc Parfum d'Aventure at the campsite's reception.


Open from April to October


Website of Parc Parfum d'Aventure





Paragliding baptism

Parapente Sud organizes tandemflights for all, from 3 years, the whole year through. Located in Mont Bouquet between Alès and Bagnols sur Cèze, in less than an hour from the campsite. We offer 3 different flights:

  • 5/6 minutes for 60 €
  • 15/20 minutes for 85 €
  • 30/40 minutes for 130 €

Please book at least 48 h in advance - our activity depends on windconditions.


School Shop





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PartenariatFirst helicopter flight

At 12 km from the campsite, Luc Mercier proposes different helicopter flights starting in Saint-Jean-du-Gard. The basic first flight (minimum 6 minutes) enables you to experience the take-off and landing stages and to fly over Saint-Jean-du-Gard, Abarines Bridge and the Cévennes blue mountains that stretch from Mont Aigoual to Mont Lozère. The longer flight of 10 minutes takes you on a trip of your choice above Anduze, Mialet, Saint Etienne Vallée Française...


Site de Cévennes Hélicoptère




CollaborationStalagmite of the Grotte de TrabucUnderground safari in Grotte de Trabuc (14 Km from the campsite)

The underground safari is a nice compromise between potholing which is an activity for the initiated and the classic tourist cave visit for all. A discovery route in a subterranean environment, no technical or particular sportive skills are needed. A guide livens up the route with information on the cave's history and evolution.

Horizontal cavities, large volumes, magnificent crystallizations and the feeling to participate in a real expedition. Discover the speleologist inside you and exceed your limits!

Open all year.


Website of the Grotte de Trabuc





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Pôle Mécanique Alès Cévennes

At 5 km from Alès, Pôle Méchanique Alès is a site of 90 ha with many different tracks for professionals or fanatics of rally cross, motor racing, karting etc. and various other motorized activities.

Website of Pôle Mécanique



Pôle Mécanique Karting: An outdoor go-karting track of 1,2 Km. Kart rental: From 3 years with an instructor, from 7 years and 1,25m for solo driving.

Website of Pôle Mécanique Karting




Horse or donkey riding tours

CollaborationRiding school of Vabres (at 10 Km from the campsite)

Logo of Centre d'équestre de VabresOdilon Jemma will take you on outdoor horse or pony back riding tours in quiet and shady surroundings. Guided tours for half or entire days, with time for preparation of the horses and for taking care of them after the tour. A fulfilling activity for horse lovers.

The district of Lasalle's very varied and beautiful landscapes lie on the edge of the Cévennes National Park. All the footpaths, small roads and drover's roads for transhumance are wonderful hiking and riding tracks.


Website of Centre équestre de Vabres




Natur'Ânes (at 12 Km from the campsite)

Logo of Natur'ÂnesDonkey-driver Jean-Pierre welcomes you in Luziers where the companions of your rides and hiking trips are at your disposal. Wandering through the valley of le Gardon of Mialet in the Cévennes with a donkey, young and old will forge unforgettable and memories.

Donkeys are good luggage carriers on your hiking trips, but of course they can also carry your children during your journey. The donkeys have been trained as hiking companions and they do an excellent job! Jean-Pierre will hand you a
« topoguide » with information on routes from 40 minutes to 2 days.


Go to the website of Natur'Ânes



Hiking and cycling trips

Our recommendations


Camping Cévennes-Provence

We love to go on hiking trips and on the road cycling tours, in the wintertime of course! We are competent hikers and at your service for useful advice that we'll adapt to your wishes, your physical shape and your party (with or without children). If you want to, Danielle or Gilles can give you a tip every day! Our personal advice can be completed by maps we sell at the reception.


Waymarked unguided tours:


Shorts hiking trips (PR)

The campsite's surroundings have many short waymarked trips. Two of these hikes can be started from the campsite.


Long hiking trips (GR)

  • GR70 or «Chemin de Stevenson»: A route of 250 km from Puy-en-Velay in Haute-Loire to Alès in the Gard, the famous Robert Louis Stevenson took this road with his donkey 'Modestine' in 1878.
  • GR67 or « Tour en Pays Cévenol »: A hiking track of 121 Km that can be walked in 5 to 7 days. In leads you from Anduze (135 of altitude) to the foot of Mont Aigoual and then back to Anduze.
  • GR6 : The big crossing of the Gard: Le GR6 leaves from Sainte-Foy-la-Grande in Gironde and ends in Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, crossing the Dordogne, the Lot, the Aveyron, the Lozère, the Gard, the Bouches du Rhône and the Vaucluse. The GR6A and the GR6B meet in Anduze.


Guided hiking trips and Mountain bike


Logo of Sentiers VagabondsCollaborationAssociation « Sentiers Vagabonds »

Outdoor activities and teachings on the environment. A very comprehensive program of guided tours: On the look-out for beavers, cultural heritage discovery rambles, little water people, hear the world's nocturnal sounds, La Grande Palière Dolmens, the history of vultures...


Go to the website of Sentiers Vagabonds





FIRA : Festival de la Randonnée en Cévennes

Logo du FIRAFor over more than 20 years, men and women from the Gard, the Lozère and the Hérault have proposed an unusual discovery of a world apart in the Cévennes. They invite all curious visitors to follow them on the Cévennes tracks and share an exceptional experience for the time of a hiking tour or a festival. Spring FIRA : Thursday, May 25 to Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Go to the website of FIRA