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|The hamlet Le gîte de La Champ is a charming restored holiday
cottage on the highland
Causse Méjean, bordering the
Gorges du Tarn.
It is specially well equiped for groups of friends of families to stay, groups upto 29 people.
The limestone traditional farm is geographical well placed for outdoor activities and touristc trips.Often we receive groups practising speleology, yoga, horseriding, cycletourism or mountainbiking (VTT), hiking, climbing, gliding, music, dance,....
Also groups of children or adolescents were very pleased to stay here.
Rustic comfort; the sleepingplaces are organised in bedrooms, dormitories and yurt.
La Champis an harmonious ensemble composed of three caracteristic Causse buildings of the18th century around a spacious farmyard...
· The first building is composed of a kitchen of 30 m², a dining room of 35 m², a sleepingroom with 10 beds (possibility to place one more on demand), sanitairy installations with showers and a stockroom.
The second building at the first floor a dormitory of 50 m² with 12 beds.
Groundfloor an ensemble whitch might function independently, composed of a
kitchen, living-dining room, showers, toilets, a bedroom for 2/4 people and
bedroom for 2 people.
The charm of the place is space
|Location Le gite la Champ is situated at the Causse MEJEAN, at 950 meters altitude, near the Cevennes National Park, South of France...||
|The Causse Méjean lies at the extreme
South of the Massif Central with mediterranean climate influences : relatively dry ;
cold Winters and warm Summers.
Kitchen : Professional cooker with big oven , crookery and equipment for groups,
table with bancs of wood, open fire place.
: individual beds, with mattress.
Outside : Barbecue, Breadoven, Parasols
Games and leisure equipments : archery targets, bowls
(pétanque), books, comics and Hi Fi.
At proximity -
Maps on : viamichelin.com
indicating La Champ in the case
" ville-lieudit "
Ø Paris : 630 km
Ø Genève : 410 km
Ø Lyon : 260 km
Ø Marseille : 250 km
Ø Clermont Ferrand : 200 km
Ø Montpellier : 180 km
Ø Nîmes : 150 km
Le Causse Méjean
Thee Causse Méjean, is central situated in the Grand National Site of the Gorges du Tarn, recently classified world heritage by the 'UNESCO
The Causse Méjean is one of the Grands Causses situated North of the Cevennes, like the Causse de Sauveterre and the Causse LARZAC.
This fabulous highland is a limestone table plateau of 33.000 ha, with an average altitude of about 900 m.
The Causse Méjean is delimit on the North side by the Gorges du Tarn, on the South and South West by the Gorges de la Jonte and South East by le Tarnon river.
This Causse is the less habited of the Grands Causses (1,5 h/Km²), remarkable by its singular steppe landscape, dessined by traditional sheepbreeding since the 14th century .
Lost in the middle of these vaste spaces you can enjoy the view at beautiful traditional farmhamlets,
built of natural stone with vaulted roofing.
SPORTS AND LEISURE
If you wish, we can advise you how and where to do this outdoor activities and how to prepare your stay, don't hesitate to contact us !
Hiking : No car needed, off the cottage you can immediately take numerous hiking tracks
or biking tracks ( VTT), which leads you through the open
nude spaces of the Causse, with orchidées and wild lavande sauvages, and more interesting
Flora and Fauna
The descent of the Gorges du Tarn by canoe is absolutely a must.
Le Causse Méjean, who has several hundreds of caves is a reknown place for speleology
for less sportive people a visit to the Aven Armand, is seriously recommended. www.aven-armand.com
The Gorges du Tarn and Gogres de la Jonte are very apreciated by climbers all over the world, there are numerous equiped climbing spots.
Google proposes several websites dealing "Jonte" and "escalade"
Gliding : Those who like to see the landscape from above can take flight courses and
fly over the Gorges du Tarn or the viaduct of Millau.
Fishing passionated will find different rivers
of qualitiy around the Causse MEJEAN.
DISCOVERY : architecture - Fauna & Flora
Te Millau viaduct is quit nearby. You also can visit it by airplane or hangglider off the airoclub of Chanet, situated at 3 km of La Champ.
Each year Florac organises a endurance equestrian the 160 km de Florac, and other courses d'endurance permit to admire the mos beautiful endurance horses of Europe.
The Sheepbreeding farmers and the production place of the famous Roquefort cheese are nice to visit and a plaisure to taste.
The vulture has been reintroduced with success and counts several colonies living in the Gorges de la Jonte nowadays.
Flore du Causse
View over La Champ
Road on the Causse
|Tariffs and conditions
The cottage functions with meals or selfcatering. It's all inclusive, variating price, depends of the period, the number of days and the size (partly or completely) of renting.
We communicate you the tariff on demand by e-mail : Lachamp@hotmail.fr or phone 00 33 (0)6 85 48 96 53 . Approximately it's price variates in between 10 a 15 per person per day (depending on number of people, season...
Booking : By mail with deposit of 30 %
Payment : 30 % while booking, the rest 15 days before arrival
Deposit : 250 while arriving.
Restituated after visit of the place and deduction of heating-costs
Supplements - Tourist-tax ( 0,60 )
Electricity - consumption counter, (price in force)
Heating wood : quantity used (price in force-
about 70 /m3)
Minimum stay :2 days,
depending on season, schoolholidays and disponibility.
Cleaning-service done by a exterior person, is possible in some periods for : 60 a 110
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