panorama causse méjeanThe Causse Méjean, towards Nîmes le Vieux.
©The Causse Méjean, towards Nîmes le Vieux.|Benoit Colomb

Panoramas and natural sites of the Grands Causses

Discover breathtaking panoramas and the beauty of the natural sites of the Grands Causses.

Discover the panoramas and natural sites of the Grands Causses. Follow in the footsteps of the adventurers who discovered these mysterious places, and marvel as they did just a few centuries ago!

The origins of Panoramas

on the Grands Causses


The chaos of Nîmes-le-Vieux

Located in the Parc Naturel des Cévennes, on the plateau of the Causse Méjean, lies the ruin-like Chaos of Nîmes-le-Vieux. Immerse yourself in a mysterious universe and discover these strangely shaped stones… right in the middle of the Causse Méjean, France’s least populated territory.


The Rocher de Roqueprins

Discover the Grands Causses in a different way by climbing the steep cliffs and ruiniform rocks on a Via Ferrata at Roqueprins . Roqueprins is a limestone cliff on the edge of the Causse Sauveterre. And take time to admire the splendid panorama over La Canourgue, which stretches from the Causses through the Lot Valley to the Monts de l’Aubrac.


The City of Stones

On the Causse Noir , on the edge of the Gorges de la Dourbie, the Cité des Pierres reveals its most beautiful landscapes. Heaps of ruinous rocks stacked one on top of the other, let your imagination run wild and the rocks will transform into silhouettes of animals, objects…

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