Morvan Regional Nature Park (France)
Welcome to Morvan Regional Nature Park
The Morvan Regional Natural Park is a craggy mountainous massif. It offers natural and cultural heritage, and exceptional landscapes ideal for discovering the environment, the development of know-how and practising outdoor sports.
Known as "The lungs of Burgundy", the Park represents a large natural stadium offering a wide range of outdoor activities, from trekking to biking, horse-riding, kayaking and rafting.
Morvan is also an area of history and traditions. Vezelay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a departure point for Compostelle paths.
Morvan offers a network of very different museums and eco-museums around the theme of "Exchanges and migration" It also hosts series of festivals, shows and events throughout the year.
"Morvan Pour Tous" ("Morvan for Everyone") has been working since 2006 to develop sustainable tourism which is accessible for everyone. The objective of "Morvan pour tous" is to construct and organise the region for equal access for handicapped and non-handicapped people.
The Morvan Regional Natural Park became a destination of excellence and accessible tourism thanks to the involvement of the associations, tourism sector and service providers.
Several accessible events and activities have been developed:
- Nature treks for everyone: multi-sport handicap friendly treks with outdoor activities open to everyone;
- A pool of suitable material available for free, using different technical solutions to enable outdoor leisure activities as varied as walking, swimming, fishing, sensory climbing and off-road wheelchair downhill riding;
- Thematic tours and visits are adapted to persons with disabilities;
- A large number of shops, sites or visits have received the label "Tourism and Handicap".
- Try the rock-climbing wall for the visually impaired;
- Follow the discovery path in the Park Centre, fitted for many disabilities;
- Participate in one of the ongoing outdoor sports and handicap fair events.