Visit the Cévennes on your bicycle
With its winding roads and breathtaking scenery, the Cévennes National Park make many cyclists happy. At the south of the Cévennes, where the Campsite Domaine d’Anglas is, you will find seldom travelled roads and many paths for you cycling trips. The Cévennes National Park, is classified Unesco World Heritage. The park has many diverse landscapes that make for great cycle rides for cycling in Cevennes !
Whether you are with your partner, family or friends, if you like cycling the region will seduce you. In the Cévennes there 123 tarred mountain passes and many others that are not tarred but easily accessible with a mountain bike. Cycling is a fantastic way to discover the landscapes of the Cévennes. There are many signed loops for different levels to explore the many dramatic sites of the Cévennes such as the climb to Mont Aigoual via the pass of the Espérou, or the pass of the Luzette, or the loop of the Miners Pass.
During your stay, discover the vélorail which follows old train tracks. Each bicycle can sit up to 4 people so it is perfect for a family activity. There is vélorail site one only 40 minutes from the campsite. The activity is fun for old and young.
The most beautiful cycle ride of the Cévennes : the Corniche des Cévennes
Fifty minutes from the campsite Domaine d’Anglas, discover la Corniche des Cévennes. This road follows the mountain ridge in between Saint Jean du Gard and Florac (in the Lozère) and is an ancient royal road. Initially used for the sheep’s transhumance, the road was then used during the war by the camisards (French Huguenots) to get from Nîmes to Saint-Flour. The road travels through two beautiful cévennol valleys: the Vallée Borgne and the Vallée Française. With many breathtaking panoramas, this mythical road is ideal for a cycling escapade. During the ride, you will also be able to see many of the traditional cévennol buildings such as bancels, magnaneries and the old chestnut fields.
Visit the Hérault by bike
The department of the Hérault has more than 550 km of cycle routes round the campsite Domaine d’Anglas! You can discover these routes located between the Larzac and the Mediterranean sea by renting a bicycle at the campsite Domaine d’Anglas, here are some of the best cycle routes to discover:
Voie verte “Green Lane” in between Ganges and Sumène : over 4,5 cycle down the old railway line and discover some of the old railway facilities such as tunnels, viaducts. There also some fantastic landscapes to see.
Around Saint Guilhem le Désert- and the Gorges of the Hérault : these two protected sites are surrounded by 125 km of signed cycle routes. The altitudes have a difference of 530m. These are perfect for out-of-door lovers!
The lake of Salagou: this lake is 60km from the campsite Domaine d’Anglas and is perfect for all nature lovers. There are over 18 circuits and 274 km of signed cycle routes: discover the landscapes of the Mediterranean. The lake is known for the red sand of its beaches which contrast with the green of the surrounding trees. During your bike ride at Lac du Salagou, between vineyards in AOP Terrasses du Larzac and atypical villages, admire the colors that nature gives: it’s wonderful! On sunny days, explore the richness of Hérault by bike!
Family cycling in cevennes and camping holidays
The campsite Domaine d’Anglas, located in the Hérault at the border with the Gard, is ideal for your sporty holidays. In between the Cévennes and the Mediterranean sea, the campsite is ideally situated if you want to visit France with a bicycle. At the heart of an organic vineyard, at the riverside of the Hérault with its natural swimming pool, it is the perfect campsite! A the Domaine d’Anglas, you will find a Restaurant “la Bergerie” facing the vines, a bakery, a food shop, a bike rental station, clothes washing facilities and children’s play areas. This is perfect for comfortable cycling holidays in the South of France!
Pitches for camping cyclists
Are you thinking of having a natural camping and cycling holiday? Chose a riverside pitch near organic vines within 5 hectares of nature. The pitches are wide and shady. During your cycling holiday, you will be able to discover the natural wonders within the Gorges of the Hérault!
Are you more into all-comfort holidays? Then you can stay in one of the unusual rentals of the 4 star campsite Domaine d’Anglas. You can have your beds done before your arrival, fully equipped kitchens and a cleaner at the end of your stay! There are no mobile-homes. At the Domaine d’Anglas, chose between a gypsy caravan, luxurious cottage, wooden chalet, winemakers hut, or the cottage Nature.
Cycling circuit the winemaker’s path
One of the unmissables during your cycling holiday at the Domaine d’Anglas is the cycling path that takes you around the organic vineyard. Over 6 km, discover the vines and the many viewpoints of the Cévennes, the Terrasses du Larzac and the local fauna.
Be it with your town bike, mountain-bike, folding-bike, tandem, fatbike, recumbent bike, there are many possibilities to discover the Cévennes or the Hérault by bike, and to mark a stop at the campsite Domaine d’Anglas.
With your family, partner or friends, come and have your dream cycling holiday at the campsite Domaine d’Anglas.