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

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... 

 

Antiques or flea-markets of the Cevennes

Antiquing in flea markets

Discover the treasures of the region, objects of the past, traditional furniture of the Cevennes

Every Friday in Saint Julien les Rosiers every Sunday in Ales or Anduze

FIRA 2015 Hiking Festival in the Cevennes

FIRA - Cevennes spring hiking festival will take place on Ascension week-end : from May 14th to 17th, in 40 towns of the region

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