Welcome to The Grands Causses


The rivers Tarn, Jonte and Dourbie have sliced deep gorges through the 5000-sq-km plateau, creating four causses (‘plateaux’ in the local lingo): Sauveterre, Méjean, Noir and Larzac, each slightly different in geological make-up. All are eerily empty, save for the occasional shepherd and flock, making them perfect for hikers and bikers who like nothing better than to go hours without seeing another soul on the trail.

The wild Gorges de la Jonte are home to a variety of birds of prey that wheel and swoop.


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The Grands Causses in detail