The Capelan campsite is situated at the entrance
of the Gorges de la Jonte, along the river, 500m from
Meyrueis, a charming village in Lozère, a countryside
resort. It offers you 100 pitches in an exceptional
setting at an altitude of 690m, 20kms from the
Gorges du Tarn.
What makes it special?
40 prime mobile cottages with dishwashers.
Trout fishing, rock-climbing
site with 30 equipped lines, volley-ball
court, 3 individual bathrooms, heated
Aveyron - Lozère - Haute Loire
From valley to plateau, from heath to pasture, from hill to mountain … go out and meet extraordinary landscapes. Aveyron, Lozère and Haute-Loire bring together the safely conserved natural diversity of flora and fauna, and warmly welcoming villages. Here everything is right for spending quiet happy holidays making the most of the pure air of wide open spaces.
The Lozère, a region of springs and vast, open spaces, will fill you with wonder. The region of the Gorges, recently classified as a 'Grand Site National', offers you impressive and diversified landscapes, as well as exceptional flora and fauna for nature lovers.
The Tarn, Jonte and Dourbie Gorges cut deeply into the 'Grands Causses' to form an impressive natural landscape.
At the MONT AIGOUAL Observatory, you will discover a meteorological museum that is unique in Europe, and thanks to satellite images, you will see how the clouds move around.
On the GRANDS CAUSSES, the caves of Aven Arman and Dargilan, the swallowhole of Bramabiau, the chaos of Montpellier and old Nîmes where the rocks look almost like ruins, will take you into an astonishing mineral world.
A country where ANIMALS ARE KING :
the vulture belvedere allows direct observation of tawny and black vultures and the museum recounts the story of their reintroduction.
The wild Przéwalski horses, an endangered breed hailing from the Mongolian Steppes have been safeguarded on the vast areas of the Méjean Causse.
European bisons and Gévaudan wolves also find a welcome in Margeride.
Entertainment for kids
Inside the campsite: swimming and
paddling pools opened on June 1st,
playground, ping pong, petanque
ground, table football, billiards.
For children (during the summer) :
introduction to rock-climbing, makeup
days, a clown show, video games.
and don't miss
Hikes with a meal in a farm house,
mountain-bike touring, horsebackriding
and potholing. 20kms away on
the Tarn there is canoeing, rafting,
small boat rides, canyoning, hang-gliding
Local products to taste: local preserved
meats (cured ham, dry sausage),
'tripoux' (tripe), goat and sheep cheese,
Roquefort, Aigoual bilberry and raspberry
pies, Causse honey, 'fougasse'
(a kind of bread) and 'flaune' (a type of
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