Castagnols is a hamlet standing at an altitude of 800 m in the central zone of the Cévennes National Park, in the south-east of the Lozère, between Alès, Mende, Florac and Genolhac. It offers a very mild climate, thanks to a Mediterranean influence. The warm Mediterranean summers are tempered by the region's altitude and rich vegetation. Access by car or train (Genolhac station is
A welcoming wave of chestnut and holm oaks open the gateway to the Cévennes. You can explore the mysterious, constantly evolving and unspoilt countryside along a rich network of paths and trails. Bubbling rivers offer an inviting opportunity for a refreshing pause and unforgettable moments of relaxation. From the peaks of the Cévennes hills the view is astounding, a beautiful succession of blue hills rolling down towards the coastline.