Visit the Gard – Cevennes – Occitanie
Your campsite in the Gard has an ideal location to visit Occitanie – Southern France and its treasures of cultural heritage. Between the Cevennes to the West and the Camargue to the south, you will have the chance to be 17 km from Alès, 30 km from Nîmes, 34 km from Pont du Gard. Around the campsite Les Vistes, you will discover the typical villages of Provence in Gard like Vénezobres hanged on the heights or Saint-Jean-de-Ceyrargues.
The must-see places to visit in the Gard
Here is our favorite selection of places to visit around the campsite in the Gard. During your stay at the campsite in Saint Jean de Ceyrargues, we advise you on the most beautiful tourist sites to visit, near the campsite in our beautiful Occitan region.
Architectural and historical heritage of the Gard
Visit the industrial sites of Gard
Visit the caves of the region
Taste the specialties of the region
Visit Provence is also a trip of the taste buds. you will discover the local specialties that have made the region famous.
Taste the brandade of cod, the fougasse with bacon, the pélardon the local cheese, the tellines, shells that can be picked up by digging a little in the sand. But also Aigues-Mortes fougasse, black truffles from Uzès, Provençal olive oil and olive tapenade, bull guardian, typical dish. The Camargue Rice.
Provence with many faces
Your campsite is located in the heart of Provence, within reach of the different territories that make up the department.
Nîmes and its region
In addition to Nîmes, a superb city of art and history with southern accents, French Rome with its magnificent bullring, the Magne tower and the gardens of La Fontaine, discover other treasures. In a landscape of scrubland, crisscross the Nîmes countryside to meet the past that flirts with modernity as quarries Junas offers an impressive playground for children and an outdoor cultural venue for older children. Beautiful stones will seduce you as in the castle of Villevieille or Sommières the medieval or talk about the Roman past of the region as the oppidum pre-Roman of Nages … The cultural crossroads of the country of Nimes is the promise of embrace multiple identities including that of feras that take place throughout the year.
Uzège and the Pont du Gard
Amazing bridge that attracts millions of visitors a year, placed at the bottom of a green and hilly landscape looks like the Tuscan hills.
Pont du Gard this giant of almost 2000 years, the famous arcades, will bring you a sense of eternity. It is close to the city of Art and history of Uzès that will seduce you with its pretty streets, its castle and mansions with facades chiselled by the artisans of the renaissance. A city where life is peacefull. Lovers of unusual landscapes will be amazed by the pits of Fournès, which offers the view of strange carved peaks. Finally, for those who admire crafts, go to Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie which, as its name suggests, 23 pottery workshops in its village.
Causses and Cevennes
The vast open spaces and wild await you in the immensity of steep mountains such as Mont-Aigoual and valleys isolated and protected thanks to the Cévennes National Park. The hikes are multiple of the circus of Navacelles to the causse of Blandas, the experience of the wide spaces awaits you.
Many villages will bring you serenity and harmony like Vezenobres, hanged medieval village, offering an incredible panorama between Cevennes and Provence or Portes and its castle, without forgetting many other villages, which propose a summer season rich in events .
The Camargue and the Mediterranean coastline
For the more courageous, the Gard – Provence offers many other surprises including the exceptional site of Camargue; the delta where water, sun, wind and salt have shaped a landscape unique in the world. With its thatched roofs, its white horses, the pink flamingos that enchant us, the beautifull black bulls. The Camargue is a country of seduction that you never want to leave. .. The city of Aigues-Mortes opens you to a prestigious past carried by Saint Louis and the crusades, Come and look ! Discover the road to Compostela with the abbey church of Saint-Gilles.
Finally the valleys of the Cèze which shelter some of the most beautiful villages of France, such as Aiguèze, Montclus, La Roque sur Cèze and Lussan and the Rhone Valley and its famous grape varieties -tavel, Chusclan, Laudun, St. Gervais, Signargues etc. … that ends this panorama of the Gard – Provence French famous Region.