The Grand Causses

This 280 km (5.5 hours) circuit will allow you to explore the Grands Causses Regional Natural Park and its mosaic of landscapes. A preserved nature, wide open spaces, some villages. A total change of scenery.

There are 4 tourist stops on this route. You are free to stay for a few minutes or a few hours.

  1. Lake of rives
  2. Brousse le Château
  3. Waterfall of Baumes
  4. La Couvertoirade

1. Lake of rives: during heavy rains, a real lake forms on this layer of impermeable rock. It then takes several months before it drains and evaporates

2. Brousse le Château: the towers of a medieval castle dominate the village of Brousse to which it gave its name. An old gothic bridge spans the Alrance to lead to the paved streets and the 15th century fortified church

3. Waterfall of Baumes: one of the sublime waterfalls of the village of Saint Rome de Tarn. It falls from a height of 18 metres into the emerald waters of the river Tarn

4. La Couvertoirade:  this village tells several stories: that of the Templars who built the castle, that of the Hospitallers who built the ramparts and then that of the economic apogee with superb residences of the 16th and 17th centuries

GPS track