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Ispagnac

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Lozère

Located in the department of Lozere, Ispagnac takes place in the district of Florac, at the crossroads of the Tarn and the Cévennes National Park.

Ranked tourist town, village Ispagnac attracted mainly by its natural surroundings that eats peach, apricot, apple, pear and other strawberry and almond trees. The vine also involved in Ispagnac and its old stone houses.

The old houses, winding alleys and other old buildings that line the center of Ispagnac also worth a visit when passing through this part of the Lozère.

A stay at Ispagnac also enables the discovery of the most beautiful natural sites of Lozère, like the territory of Causses and Cevennes registered on the UNESCO list of World Heritage.

Geographical information

MunicipalityIspagnac
Postcode48320
Tourism label
Latitude44.3705620 (N 44° 22’ 14”)
Longitude3.5352840 (E 3° 32’ 7”)
AltitudeFrom 499m to 1233m
Surface area53.71 km²
Population877 inhabitants
Density16 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMende (27 km, 31 min)
Insee code48075
IntercommunalityCC Florac - Sud Lozère
DepartmentLozère
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon

Nearest cities & towns

Quézac1.5 km (4 min)
Montbrun9.7 km (14 min)
Florac9.9 km (12 min)
Bédouès10.5 km (13 min)
Cocurès11.7 km (13 min)
La Salle-Prunet12 km (13 min)
Saint-Étienne-du-Valdonnez16.3 km (21 min)
Saint-Julien-d'Arpaon17.3 km (17 min)
Sainte-Enimie17.5 km (22 min)
Saint-Laurent-de-Trèves18.9 km (22 min)
Les Bondons19.4 km (26 min)
Balsièges19.7 km (21 min)
Saint-Bauzile22 km (27 min)
Vebron22 km (26 min)

Things to see and do

Charming, village Ispagnac full of historical buildings that appeal to casual visitors.

Listed building, the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul has a beautiful Romanesque architecture. Built between the twelfth and fifteenth century, it offers an impressive façade looks in pink bricks.

The old town of Ispagnac been guided tours throughout the year. An interpretive trail also helps to learn a little more about the history of this city of Lozère.

Castle Rocheblave above the entrance of the Tarn gorges since the sixteenth century. It was once used to control access to the Causse de Sauveterre.

Private property, the Ursuline convent was listed historic monument for its staircase, its portal and its leaf. Ancient castle of Ispagnac lords, he was also coaching the French Revolution.

Ispagnac hosts within it the bottling plant water Quézac. This latter can be visited on request.

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Small village of Lozère, Ispagnac no shortage of entertainment throughout the year.

The Ispagnac market is held every Tuesday and Saturday morning on the village square.

Old tradition, the Paschal beef continues to Ispagnac. Every Palm Sunday, Easter oxen are well presented on the village square. A great meal closing the event.

In late July, the book festival is the opportunity to witness dedications and exhibitions.

Road to Strawberry race established in 1996, take place every year in July, on a hilly course that spans 12.8 kilometers, with animations.

Every first weekend of August, Ispagnac celebrates votive festival with a pena, an outdoor lunch and entertainment for children.

The ispagnacoise surprise is organized every year in early August. For two days, the village is adorned with people costumed and staged boisterous.

Equestrian Raid taking place in September, the 160 km of Florac through each year Ispagnac.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hire a canoe-kayak in the Tarn Gorges
Sports sensations15 € to 34 € Sainte-Enimie (9.9 km)
Portes Castle tour
Culture and education5 € Portes (41 km)
Via Ferrata or Canyoning in the Tarn Gorges
Sports sensations35 € Millau (46 km)
Two-seater tandem paraglider flight over the Grands Causses
Sports sensations60 € to 150 € Millau (46 km)
Mountain trek with a guide
Nature and the great outdoors40 € to 120 € Millau (47 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Path along the ridges of Mount Lozère
HikeEasy2h00Le Pont-de-Montvert (16.7 km)
Finiels Summit
HikeIntermediate4h00Le Pont-de-Montvert (16.7 km)
Saint-Gervais Path
HikeIntermediate4h00Hures-la-Parade (20 km)
Outing to Les Esperelles and Ancise Pass
HikeIntermediate3h00Saint-Frézal-de-Ventalon (27 km)
Tour of Villefort Lake
HikeEasy2h30Villefort (32 km)

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