About 50 kilometers away, the Gard region opens up to you with its territory that has witnessed 2000 years of history… one of the cradles of Roman civilization in Europe…marked by its prestigious footprints: the arenas of Nîmes, the Maison Carrée, the Tour Magne…without forgetting the fantastic Pont du Gard!
All three sare classified as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO
The Causses and Cévennes, the Pont du Gard, the abbey of Saint Gilles on the way to Santiago de Compostela…
3 more great sites of France
The Camargue gardoise, the Gorges du Gardon and the Pont du Gard, the Cirque de Navacelles…
Remarkable towns and villages
Uzès, Nîmes and Beaucaire first of all, all three labeled cities of Art and History, then Aiguèze, Montclus and La Roque sur Cèze, 3 villages classified among the “Most Beautiful Villages of France” and finally Vénénobres, Lussan and Barjac, three cities classified as “Villages of Character.”
As well as the last weather observatory still inhabited in France: the observatory of the Mont Aigoual perched at 1565 meters of altitude!
Must-See & Good Plans
Stroll to the Pont-Du-Gard
Visit the monuments of Nîmes : Arenas, Maison Carrée, Tour Magne and its famous Villaret croquants, located on madeleine street
Visit the picturesque market of Uzès on Wednesday and Saturday morning around the famous Place aux Herbes !
And more via the Gard Tourist Office Visit the Gard from the Cevennes to the Camargue via Nîmes and Pont du Gard with Gard Tourisme (tourismegard.com)