The medieval village La Garde-Guerin is located along the Chassezac River between Villefort and La Bastide Puylaurent in Lozere, on the GR700 Regordane way or St Gilles way, GR72, Tour of the Cevenol, Tour of the Chasszac.
La Garde-Guerin, a village about 2600 feet above sea level, dominates on one side the Chassezac Gorge and on the other the Regordane Way. To the south, on a clear day, you can see Mont Ventoux, to the south west Mont Lozere, to the west and north Monts Ardechois and to the north Goulet.
The history of the
village is linked to the Regordane Way. Indeed, since Roman times, this has
Puy en Velay to Saint Gilles du Gard (a
port on the Mediterranean sea). It was the only way of communication between the
centre and the south of France so it was a very important trade route.
Old romantic Hotel with a beautiful park along the Allier River. L'Etoile Guest-House is located in La Bastide-Puylaurent between Lozere, Ardeche and Cevennes. Hiking trails GR7, GR70 Stevenson, GR72, GR700 Regordane (St Gilles), Cevenol, Margeride, Allier, Ardechoise, Gevaudan and many hiking loops around. A mountain retreat in the South of France. The right place to relax.