things to do

The sixteenth century town of Uzès, strategically situated near several world heritage and renowned sites (the Camargue, the Pont du Gard, the Cévennes), is an ideal base for a vacation whether you are looking for cultural stimulation or an opportunity to practice your favourite sport.

Uzès itself is a picturesque town with many restored historical buildings and architecture that reflects several periods of the history of France. The beautiful “Place aux Herbes” is the site of a Wednesday produce growers market and a Saturday general market. If you prefer, there are also several local supermarkets.

Nearby activities

  • Hiking (numerous marked and prepared trails)
  • Cycling (bike rentals 300 m from our door)
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Horseback riding
  • Climbing (eg. on the Seynes cliffs on Mount Bouquet)
  • Canoeing (eg: in the Gardon river gorge)
  • River and Mediterranean beaches

Cultural and historical sites to see

In Uzès

  • the Saint-Théodorit cathedral and the Fenestrelle tower (a circular bell tower similar to an Italian-style campanile)
  • the Racine Pavilion
  • The Medieval garden
  • Place aux Herbes
  • The Duke’s castle

In the region

Tourist offices