Welcome to la Cité de Pierres, in the Grands Causses Regional Natural Park. In 1884, Edouard-Alfred MARTEL, the father of speleology, explored la Cité de Pierres in Montpellier-le-Vieux. Relive Martel’s adventure in this classified natural site of 120-hectares overhanging the Gorges of Dourbie, in a full day or a half-day.
Relax and rest, have a picnic, read, draw, meditate, breathe, dream, smile. La Cité de Pierres allows you to escape from everyday life in balance and harmony with abundant nature.
Discover la Cité de Pierres in Montpellier-le-Vieux, in the Regional Natural Park of the Grands Causses, with walks of different levels showing signs about the heritage of our fantastic city.
Go on an adventure with Martel the explorer and follow in the footsteps of the Amathis civilisation. With our Explor’Game® "L'Arche des Mystères", take up the challenges and free the petrified city.
A 50 minute trip on a mini-train in the heart of la Cité de Pierres, with a stop at the dark balm (rock shelter) for a video projection revealing the 7 keys to discovery of La Cité de Pierres.
Climb in Via Ferrata or in Acro’Roc (from 8 years old), take in the experience of the rocks and then breathe in the fresh air of the Grands Causses whilst zip-lining. These activities are led by a professional.