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Florac-Trois-Rivières - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Lozère

Florac, from the Latin "Flor Acquae" (Fleur des Eaux) is a small town of about 2000 inhabitants in winter and three times this summer.

It is located at the confluence of four rivers: the source of Fishing (Occitan Pescio "pool"), a magnificent resurgence of the Causse Mejean populated large trout Tarnon, Mimente and Tarn.

That is why Florac says "crossroads of stone and water."

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude44.3240140 (N 44° 19’ 26”)
Longitude3.5937140 (E 3° 35’ 37”)
AltitudeFrom 522m to 1179m
Surface area48.39 km²
Population2210 inhabitants
Density46 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMende (35 km, 38 min)
Insee code48061
IntercommunalityCC Florac - Sud Lozère
TerritoryLanguedoc-Roussillon, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

Bédouès-Cocurès5.8 km (9 min)
Cans-et-Cévennes9.1 km (14 min)
Ispagnac9.9 km (12 min)
Quézac11.4 km (15 min)
Vebron12.6 km (17 min)
Les Bondons13.5 km (22 min)
Barre-des-Cévennes14.4 km (20 min)
Cassagnas17.4 km (19 min)
Fraissinet-de-Fourques18.1 km (25 min)
Montbrun19.3 km (26 min)
Rousses19.5 km (26 min)
Pont-de-Montvert-Sud-Mont-Lozère20 km (28 min)
Le Pompidou22 km (26 min)
Saint-Étienne-du-Valdonnez23 km (28 min)
Molezon23 km (35 min)

Things to see and do

You can see the trout but not fish. Ducks either do not fish themselves: they move and it is difficult to predict where they will be during your visit!

Must navigate the maze of alleys and archways many old neighborhoods.

A marked and commented path will tour the main attractions of the city.

The Castle is the center of the Cévennes National Park and part is the Park Museum.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Festival in late October Soup: Bring your bowl and compare all varieties of soups concocted by the inhabitants of Florac.


Castle Florac (© images48)
Castle Florac (© images48)
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Bridge Florac
Bridge Florac
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Joli sham
Joli sham
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Old School
Old School
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Beautiful reflection
Beautiful reflection
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Castle Florac
Castle Florac
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On a wall
On a wall
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Old School
Old School
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Belle trout
Belle trout
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Monday 29 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 24°C
Tuesday 30 may
Min. 7°C - Max. 21°C
Wednesday 31 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 21°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Przewalski horses are prehistoric horses that have never been domesticated. Morphologically, they differ from domestic horses. They come from Mongolia and are acclimated to the Causse above Florac where they live and breed in the wild. When the herd gets too large, the surplus is returned in original Mongolian steppes.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoe kayak hire in the Tarn Gorges
Sports sensations20 € Mostuéjouls (35 km)
Visit the House of Water and its old mill
Culture and education6 € Saint-Jean-du-Bruel (38 km)
Via Ferrata or Canyoning in the Tarn Gorges
Sports sensations39 € Millau (47 km)
Two-seater tandem paraglider flight over the Grands Causses
Sports sensations60 € to 150 € Millau (47 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Path along the ridges of Mount Lozère
HikeEasy2h00Pont-de-Montvert-Sud-Mont-Lozère (12.8 km)
Finiels Summit
HikeIntermediate4h00Pont-de-Montvert-Sud-Mont-Lozère (12.8 km)
Outing to Les Esperelles and Ancise Pass
HikeIntermediate3h00Ventalon-en-Cévennes (21 km)
Saint-Gervais Path
HikeIntermediate4h00Hures-la-Parade (21 km)
Tour of Villefort Lake
HikeEasy2h30Villefort (30 km)


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