Val d'Aigoual Occitanie

The Val d’Aigoual is a mountainous region in the Cévennes National Park in southern France. It is an ideal destination for nature lovers, with its spectacular scenery and exceptional biodiversity.

Visitors can discover a wide variety of flora and fauna, as well as natural sites such as waterfalls and gorges. The Val d’Aigoual is also known for its cool, wet climate, providing habitats for a multitude of species, including rare and endangered species.

Outdoor activities are very popular in the area, such as hiking, mountain biking, fishing, canoeing and climbing. The summit of the Aigoual offers a breathtaking view of the mountains and the Mediterranean.

In addition to nature, visitors can explore the picturesque villages, churches, castles and museums that tell the story of the region. The Val d’Aigoual is a unique destination, offering a memorable holiday experience for those seeking to connect with nature while discovering the culture and history of the region.




It is without a doubt the least talked about ski resort in France! The fact is that in the Gard, the sea springs to mind more than snow.
Overseen by the local authority, the ski resort extends over the commune of Valleraugue. The resort is located on the slopes of Mont Aigoual to the south of the Massif Central, and on the border between the departments of Gard and Lozère. The resort’s highest point is at an altitude of 1,565 metres. This makes it the highest point in the Gard and second highest point in Lozère, and in Cévennes after Mont Lozère, 1,699 metres.

About the resort
12 downhill ski runs: 4 green runs, 5 blue runs, 3 red runs
11 chairlifts
Cross-country skiing: 40 kilometres of runs in protected countryside within the Cévennes National Park
Sledge run and raquette trails at L’Espérou

A French ski school offering individual or group downhill or cross-country skiing lessons.

Food outlets in the resort. In summer l’Espérou and the surrounding area are well-known for the beauty and fresh appeal of the countryside. Hiking, horse-riding and mountain biking are all popular activities with 120 km of signposted trails.



You are in for a surprising meeting at the top of Mont Aigoual. A imposing building resembling a castle is home to the last mountain weather station still in operation in France. This observatory, inaugurated in 1894, incorporates a meteorology museum which attracts more than 80,000 visitors each year. By exploring the 350m2 of permanent and temporary exhibits, you will learn about life as a Météo France technician. You will find out about the tools and techniques in use and will gain an understanding of weather phenomena thanks to multiple interactive and didactic displays. You’ll also enjoy the 800 photographs of Mont Aigoual and the large screen film which celebrate this mountain’s wild and magnificent nature.



Abimes de Bramabiau Occitanie

In the heart of the Cévennes, between Millau and Mont Aigoual, lies the Resurgence du Bonheur, where the river of the same name springs to the surface and then disappears underground beneath the Causse de Camprieu before reappearing 800 meters downstream. This location is considered the birthplace of French caving and offers a one-kilometer tour accessible to all thanks to the new amenities built in 2006. The exit is just five minutes away from the reception building. On-site, visitors can enjoy free parking and a panoramic picnic area.