Grands Causses Regional Natural Park in Occitanie

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Avène © Toutaitanous/cc-by-sa-3.0

Avène © Toutaitanous/cc-by-sa-3.0

The Regional Nature Park Grands Causses (French: Parc naturel régional des Grands Causses) is located in the French department of Aveyron in the Occitania region. The nature park was founded on May 6, 1995 and today covers an area of around 327,000 hectares. The park administration is based in Millau, where the “Maison du Parc” is located. The park is made up of 93 municipalities with a catchment area of around 68,000 inhabitants. A part of the Grands Causses Regional Nature Park is the Causses and Cévennes Property, which in turn is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Larger towns in the park are Millau, Saint-Affrique, Sévérac d’Aveyron (Commune nouvelle; formerly: Sévérac-le-Château), Creissels, Vabres-l’Abbaye and Saint-Georges-de-Luzençon.

The park extends approximately between the places:

The city of Millau lies in the center of the park. The nature park borders the Cevennes National Park in the east and the Haut-Languedoc Regional Nature Park in the south.

Saint-Jean-du-Bruel © panoramio.com - Henk Monster/cc-by-3.0 Creissels © MartinD/cc-by-sa-3.0 La Truel © Petr1888/cc-by-sa-4.0 Millau © Castanet/cc-by-sa-3.0 Saint-Affrique © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-4.0 Saint-Georges-de-Luzençon © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-4.0 Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance © kyselak/cc-by-sa-3.0 Sévérac-le-Château © Bro yves/cc-by-sa-3.0 Avène © Toutaitanous/cc-by-sa-3.0 Causse Noir near Millau © Krzysztof Golik/cc-by-sa-4.0
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Saint-Jean-du-Bruel © panoramio.com - Henk Monster/cc-by-3.0
The park includes the following natural landscapes and biotopes:

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