Hiking on the ridges behind Anduze: Hiking circuit of 2 h45, 8 kms

Here is a hike on the crests of the Cros de Valaurie which allows you to discover magnificent panoramas and superb views over the Gardons of Mialet and Saint Jean du Gard.
All along the course, the marking is well done in yellow (and in addition to blue). it is of average difficulty ... you go up and .... you go down ... (300 m of positive difference in level and 300 m of negative difference in level).
 Circuit randonnée de 2 h45. Panorama de Valaurie. Le Portel des Arnaud chambres d hotes Cévennes

How to get there:

At the exit of Anduze, take the direction of Saint Jean du Gard and turn right towards Corbes. You pass in front of the mill of Corbes with its paddle wheel and the roach of Saint Jean.
Park in Corbes and off you go!
Follow the direction Panorama de Valaurie, you pass through the pretty village of Lorange.
Holm oaks, strawberry trees and juniper trees are present all along the hike.
La grotte de Valaurie. Le Portel des Arnaud chambres d hotes Cévennes

The cave of Valaurie

After crossing a small stream and starting a good climb, here is the Valaurie cave (on the left). The cave is freely accessible, here is a video of it (thanks to Salant).The panorama of Valaurie with a beautiful view on the roach of Mialet.We then follow " les Combes " to land in a small clearing and admire beautiful views over the valley of Saint Jean du Gard and the surrounding mountains.For the most courageous, there is an extra 2 kms (round trip) to the dolmen's viewpoint (which we didn't find!). We found piles of stones and dolmens made in the 20th century.Then follow the direction of Corbes enjoying many beautiful views before starting the descent.
séjour au calme dans le gard. Le Portel des Arnaud chambres d hote Cévennes

You can find details of this hike inthis link
Here is the blogan aquatic hike starting from Mialet,and a visit to the Valaurie cave.
On your return, you can relax in our swimming pool or on a deckchair in the shade of a parasol or under an oak tree.