Mas Sivelou is situated between the edge of the Cevennen mountain and the plain area known as‘garrigue’. Therefor it’s an eldorado for hikers. The surrounding is divers; south of Mas Sivelou is the plain area, ‘le garrigue’, with lots of vineyards and at the northside you can hike through the hills of the Cevennes. From Mas Sivelou there are various hikingtours. So you can start your hiking tour right off Mas Sivelou.
Hiking in France
The several walking tours all start and finish at Mas Sivelou. The walkingtours are divers and take you through medieval villages, lushly growing vineyards and olivegroves. During your walkingtour you’ll also see a ruïne of a castle, an ancient monastery, or a meandering stream. In this quiet scenery you will maybe meet a wine-farmer or a hunter. When you’re lucky, you’ll get a chance to see some wildboars during your hiking in France. Every now and then there’s a steep climb, but when you arrive at the sommit you’ll be warned with a spectacular view. At the waterfront you can relax and enjoy the scenery.
Good hikingshoes, enough water (specially in summer) and a cap are definitely recommended.