Visits & Activities

Near the gîte de Fournels

  • Local farmers: the young farmers in the area will be happy to meet you.
  • Fishing.
  • Mushroom picking.
  • Hunting reserve: you might be able to spot some deer.

Sites to visit around Fournels, Lozère

European bisons

Have you ever come across a prehistoric animal? Expect a guaranteed change of scene on your doorstep! The European bison reserve in Lozère offers the unique experience, whether with your family, friends, or on your own, of discovering this extraordinary prehistoric animal.

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Parc des loups du Gévaudan (Wolf reserve of the Gévaudan)

Lozère, with its 13 inhabitants per square km and its 45% wooded surface, is the most “natural” département in France. Here, on the legendary Lands of the Gévaudan, you will find a harmonious and untamed landscape.

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Château de la Beaume

chateau-beaumeLocated in the Massif Central at 1,200 metres above sea level, La Baume is a private castle registered as a historical monument. It is one of the highest castles in France and is inhabited all year round.

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In Saint Laurent de Veyrès (9 km)

La Maison du Miel: Discover the world of honey, bees and beekeeping thanks to a choice of workshops. Meet and greet.

Laguiole cutlery works

Visit the many cutlery works in Laguiole and find out more about a unique and 100% French ancestral craft.

Millau Viaduct

Viaduc de MillauIf you take the A75 motorway in the direction of Millau – Montpellier you will discover the  Millau Viaduct. Its exceptional construction makes it the  highest road bridge, pile and pylons included, in the world (343 m), and also the longest cable-stayed bridge, with a 2,460-m deck.

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