THE MONT LOZÈRE LAWN - PONT DE MONTVERT - SUD MONT LOZERE

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THE MONT LOZÈRE LAWN

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48220 PONT DE MONTVERT - SUD MONT LOZERE

THE MONT LOZÈRE LAWN
44.403809 3.745842

In France, only alpine lawns above 2,000 m are natural. Here, between 1500 and 1700 meters above sea level, without the intervention of men and herds, the forest should cover almost all areas. By gradually removing the original vegetation, generations of shepherds have helped to create and maintain a new environment in the region: a subalpine lawn. This area, which belongs to the National Forestry Office, is maintained by a pastoral grouping of four farms with 2,200 ewes on 714 ha of moors and lawns. Natural, this humble plant cover grass that seduces the walker? Not so sure ! Here is the story of a rare environment that owes everything to the work of men ...

Reception

Min height : 1537 m

Max height : 1635 m

Natural regions : Mont Lozere

Territories : National Park of the Cevennes

Itinerary

Beacon : Interpretive Trail

Level : Easy

Distance : 4 km

Duration in hours : 01:30 h

Negative difference : 101 m

Positive difference : 101 m

Loop itinerary : yes

Theme :

  • Cultural
  • Natural

OFFICE DE TOURISME CEVENNES AU MONT-LOZERE

PONT DE MONTVERT - SUD MONT LOZERE

Information updated on 12/11/19 / Report an error on this offer !