The Pont Roupt hotel is the ideal place to stay in Mende to discover the region and its culture. Located in the heart of a well-preserved, wild natural region, the capital of former province of Gévaudan is just three hours from Lyon, Marseille and Toulouse, and less than two hours from Montpellier and Clermont-Ferrand. Enjoy your weekend or holiday in Lozère to take time out and appreciate the beautiful landscapes, visit the charming villages and make the most of the leisure activities on offer.
Our hotel, 5 minutes from the centre of Mende on the banks of the Lot, is the ideal place to discover the town which has developed around a monumental gothic cathedral, with its medieval streets. There are a range of activities on offer nearby, including an open-air swimming pool in summer, fishing, hunting, water sports, hiking and cycling, mountain biking, climbing, caving, adventure courses, horse riding and even down-hill and cross country skiing in the south of the Massif Central (Mont-Lozère station is just 30 km from Mende).
With its magnificent landscapes, gorges, plateaux, caves, lakes and rivers, the Cévennes is an ideal place for a host of land and water-based activities.
At the heart of this preserved and diverse landscape, the Cévennes National Park (which covers 80% of the department of Lozère), is the only French national park in a mid-mountainous region. It is a land of adventure of discovers spread over more than 300,000 hectares.
Enjoy the beauty of the Lozère region. Surrounded by spectacular landscapes, it will open up your horizons. In the north-east is the Margeride, a heath covered in pine trees. In the north-west you’ll find Aubrac, with its vast prairies and plateaux. To the south-east lies the historic and prehistoric Cévennes national park. And to the south-west, the Tarn Gorges and the Causses de Sauveterre, Causse Méjean and Causse Noir. Not to mention the many picturesque villages.
Comité départemental du Tourisme de Lozère