Lasalle - a typical French village
Lasalle is a small French provincial town with approximately 1500 inhabitants. It is the center
of a number of other smaller villages in the mountains.
The town has a commercial center and other facilities that can meet residents' needs. On Mondays there is the
weekly market. There are cafes and restaurants, a supermarket, bakeries, butcher, well stocked kiosk with newspapers, magazines and tobacco, a greengrocer, laundry, hairdresser, health center with doctors and pharmacy, garage with petrol station.
There are three towns in a distance of about 15 km which might be exciting to visit.
Lasalle is located on the outskirts of the Cevennes which is a mountain area of great natural
beauty. As such it has acquired the status of national park. Large parts of the Cevennes are subject to rules intended to ensure the conservation of the natural heritage. Despite the dry and hot summers, the Cevennes mountains are covered with a varied and
vigorous tree growth which gives the Cevennes their very distinctive green character. Along with the through-flowing rivers this provide the basis for a varied flora and fauna. The area is a paradise for hikers and cyclists.