The medieval village La Garde-Guerin is located along the Chassezac River in Lozere (Occitanie).

The Chassezac canyon at La Garde Guerin in Lozere (Occitanie). Hiking trails: GR72, GR700 Regordane way, Tour of Chassezac and Cevenol.

Les Gorges du Chassezac à La Garde-Guérin en Lozère (Occitanie)

The Chassezac Canyon

1 The Chassezac canyon at La Garde Guerin in Lozere (Occitanie)


Chassezac River, a tributary of the Ardeche, runs in very deep (400 m) granitic gorges below the medieval village of La Garde-Guerin, inside the Cevennes National Park, 35 km east of Mende and 40 km WSW of Aubenas.

Several climbing sites can be found in the narrowest part of these gorges. They offer o total of more than 60 equipped routes, 20-100 m, 4c-7a. Equipement is recent and reliable, however some great routes may require nuts and « friends » as a complement. The place is extremely wild (no visible civilisation) and deserves a visit by itself.



L'Etoile Guest-House between Cevennes, Ardeche and Lozere in the South of France

Old romantic Hotel, L'Etoile Guest-House is a mountain retreat in the South of France. With a beautiful park along the Allier River, L'Etoile Guesthouse is located in La Bastide-Puylaurent between Lozere, Ardeche and Cevennes. Many hiking trails like GR7, GR70 Stevenson trail, GR72, GR700 Regordane way, Cevenol, GR470 Allier river, Margeride, Gevaudan. Many Hiking loops around L'Etoile Guesthouse. The right place to relax.

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