What to see in France

Païolive Wood


Located at the foot of the Cévennes and in the south of the Ardèche, the Païolive wood is a forest like no other.

Discover the Païolive wood during your camping holiday

A wood made of stones. Over 16 km², petrified limestone rocks shaped by the wind, sun and rain form a labyrinth of natural sculptures. Signposted paths such as the Virgin's path, the Corniche path and the Loop path allow walkers to be immersed in this supernatural setting without getting lost. You may recognise lions, elephants, turtles and other creatures in these stone trees, which will serve the imagination of everyone.

Moreover, the Païolive wood is a remarkable natural area and has an exceptional biodiversity (trees, flora, fauna).

Where to stay?

To discover the wonders of the Bois de Païolive during your camping holiday in the Ardèche, we have listed the campsites in Les Vans, near the Bois de Païolive.

Practical information:

Access to the Païolive wood is free. It is accessible all year round.

Short walks in the Païolive forest of 1.5 km, 4 km and 5 km, on sale at the Tourist Office: 1€.

Contact details:

Païolive Wood

07140 Les Vans

Website: bois-de-paiolive.org



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