Although just across the rive rhone from provence, the cevennes is one ofe frances wild and unknown regions. The Area includes the 230.000km2 Parc National des cevennes and the upper reaches of the Tarn Gorge. THe Cevennes will attract the walker and explorer who has a taste for more rugged and subtle landscape -the ysterious amptiness of it endless hillsiders like blue crest of waves rolling to the distant horizon, and deep dark gorges cutting throughstark open plains. This is jeanette Northerns third guide to France, following on fom her Haute Savoie and Provence Guides. Based in the north around florac and in the south around le Vigan, the guide explores the walking potential of the region in 31 half- to full- day walks and the well-known four day circuit of mont Lozere. It is a complete introduction to the walking potential of the region.