The essentials at the foot of the campsite
The Bambouseraie (10 kilometers): The Bambouseraie is an exotic garden unique in Europe. This pearl of nature will offer you relaxation, wonder and discovery. With more than 240 varieties of bamboo, you will make an exceptional trip in the heart of a setting of enchantment, just minutes from our campsite in Gard.
The Cévennes steam train (5 kilometers): the famous Cévennes steam train is at the foot of Camping Les Plans. All aboard and ahead for a little tour! You can make a stop at the bamboo plantation, and / or at the Anduze and Saint-Jean-du-Gard market.
The Cave of Trabuc (4 km): Explore one of the many caves of the Cévennes. The largest natural cavity in the region, the Cave of Trabuc is designed for visitors and accessible to all. As a family, alone or with friends, go down to the heart of the majestic cave, through an interactive light path.
To visit around
Nîmes and its arenas (50 km) : The arena of Nîmes is a Roman amphitheater built towards the end of the 1st century. There are larger ones, but that of Nîmes can boast of being the best preserved of all. You will find 2 open spaces allowing you to make the most of the experience: gladiatorial district and colors of the bullfights.
Uzès and Pont du Gard (50 km): Nicknamed the 1st Duchy of France, the city of Uzès is full of charm and elegance. Renowned for its Saturday market under the arcades of the Place aux Herbes, the city has within it the famous Pont du Gard. Enjoy your stay to admire one of the wonders of Antiquity and wander in the warm and colorful atmosphere of the city of Uzès.
Camargue and the Salins du Midi (70 km): The Camargue is a Mecca of Provençal culture and a more than original space: its national reserve enjoys full protection and shelters 237 protected species of birds evolving in wild landscapes. While you’re there, take the opportunity to take a ride in one of the Salins du Midi. Discover in a fun way the organization of a saline as well as the fauna and the flora of this exceptional environment.
ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH CHILDREN
- Dinopédia park: enter a unique world thanks to animations that bring multiple species of dinosaurs back to life.
- Natur’anes: Jean-Pierre, the manager of the centre, rents out his donkeys for a walk. He will be happy to advise you on the choice of a route for your walk.
- <Velorail : for 1h30, with two or more people, discover the Cévennes by velorail. An original and ideal means of transport for a relaxing and totally different holiday.
- Musée du bonbon haribo : gourmands and nostalgics will go back to their childhood in the Haribo museum. Discover the manufacture of these sweets and finish with a visit to the museum shop.
- Jardin animalier de Mialet : more than 300 animals are to be discovered in the animal garden. They come from all over the world and will make you travel.
For the most athletic
Canyoning (5 km): the Cévennes Park offers an ideal setting for canyoning. Thanks to this thrilling activity, you will have the opportunity to explore and enjoy unknown or unknown beauties of the national park. In partnership with Camping Les Plans, Bambou Canyon will take you to the assault of some of the most beautiful corners. – from 6 years old.
The adventure park “Parfum d’Aventure” (5 km): On the edge of the Gardon de Mialet, this eco-responsible park will enchant you with its various acrobatic courses, its organic vegetable garden or its trampoline. With family or friends, become an adventurer’s day! – from 2 years old.
The mechanical pole and karting (20 kilometers): The Alès Cévennes Mechanical Pole is a complex of cars, motorcycles and karting circuits. It is THE place of rendezvous for motorsports and motor sports lovers.
Small +: Sport at the campsite with the Soléaire hikes of our animator Julien Travier and archery of Cév’n archery.
For the food lovers
Le Pélardon des Abarines (3 kilometres): Le Pélardon is an AOC (appellation d’origine contrôlée) designating a small goat cheese made from raw milk. Each Pélardon is unique thanks to the richness and diversity of the herd’s diet. 2km from the campsite, you will find the Abarines farm, which you can visit every Monday during a walk organised by our animators.
The Domaine de Salle de Gour (25 kilometres): To discover a quality wine, vintages with high aromas and visit the vineyard. At the foot of the Cévennes foothills, wine lovers or not will be amazed by the view of this superb estate.
The Haribo Museum (50 kilometres): Food lover, young or nostalgic? The Haribo Museum is a very pleasant visit for all those who are curious to discover the history of the brand and the manufacture of sweets.
For the love of culture
The Red House Museum (5 kilometres): Magnificent museum just out of the ground and housed in the last silk spinning mill in France; the Red House Museum tells the story of the Cévennes with passion. Not to be missed by lovers of the region and those who want to know more about Cévennes culture.
The Desert Museum (4 kilometres): The Desert Museum, located in the heart of a typical Cévennes hamlet, traces the history of French Protestantism and more particularly Cévenol. This museum is a testimony of Protestant history and the Huguenot past.
The Romanesque Museum (50 kilometres): located opposite the Roman amphitheatre of Nîmes, the Romanesque Museum offers you a playful and innovative experience for an unprecedented journey through 25 centuries of history. Kill two birds with one stone and take the opportunity to visit the arenas of Nîmes.