Welcome in the Cevennes
Charming bed and breakfast with Spa : Les Cessenades
In the shelter of a small rustic hamlet, our guest house «Les Cessenades,» is located in the Cevennes National Park, South part of Lozere Region, land of Springs, Schist and Chestnuts. At the altitude of 480 m and set on a property of 59 acres, South side of Mount Lozere, between Florac and Alès (Gard), North-East of Nîmes.
Our guest-house is made up of two ancient farmhouses connected by a charming shady courtyard. On the one hand, our house with the reception, the kitchen, the dining-living room with its huge fireplace, on the other hand, «the Guests Corner» with 4 independent access guestrooms.
We propose to our guests
- 4 large guest rooms, two of them can accommodate a family of 4,
- Guest table.
- A wellness space with sauna, spa and massage room (to be booked in advance)
- Some Picturesque accomodations : 2 wooden gypsy wagons an a family yurt.
A breathtaking view when sitting under the vine will give you a glimpse of what the Cevennes landscape can offer. Summers full of sunshine, Springs and Autumns high in colors and Winters very mild.
In our guest-rooms, we have preserved a typical cevenol character: ceilings with exposed chestnut beams, natural stone walls, chestnut furniture made by an artisan of the region. All the beds, sheets and towels are brand new, replaced in 2014.
On the property, you could discover the old fruit trees on « bancels » (terrace areas), the chestnut orchards and a mediterranean type vegetation.
You can follow the old railway track which is now used as a cycling and hiking path.
The young and less young generations will enjoy the large choice of short and long-distance walks.
Beneath the house, at approximatively 10 minutes walk, runs a river where a swim is highly recommended.
Please, don’t hesitate to ask, we will be very happy to help and advise on the many and various activities our beautiful region can offer: Bird watching (Vulture House), Horse riding, Via Ferrata, Canyoning, Gardens, Caves (AAven Armand), Silkworm farms, Local Markets, Pottery (Anduze), Bambou Garden (Anduze), typical medieval villages...