1565m high Mont Aigoual stands on the border between Gard and Lozère, 100km from the campsite and south of the Massif Central. The Gard’s highest peak is a fascinating place to visit during your camping holiday!
Explore Mont Aigoual during your stay in the South of France and spend your day in a place that’s completely unspoilt. The Cévennes National Park’s highest peak is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and famous for its weather station. Did you know that it’s the last inhabited mountain weather station in France? This outstanding site is one of 60 stations recognised and approved as a representative climate station by the World Meteorological Organisation. It’s all down to over a hundred years of observational data.
Mont Aigoual station has a permanent exhibition and you can visit the observatory itself. The top of Aigoual has unique views given its prime location. Given it’s at an altitude of 1567m, the view of the Cévennes, Mediterranean Sea, the peaks of the Alps and Pyrenees is simply breath-taking. Do not forget your camera.