Alès

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Alès
TownAlès
Insee code30007
Postcode30100
Latitude44.1272040
Longitude4.0833520
AltitudeFrom 116 to 356 meters
Surface23.16 km²
Population42268 inhabitants
Density1825 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelSaint-Jean-du-Pin at 2.9 km
Chief townNîmes (at 47 km, 48 min)Cendras at 3.7 km
DepartmentGardSaint-Martin-de-Valgalgues at 3.9 km
RegionLanguedoc-RoussillonSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Backed by the Cévennes, near the Mediterranean Alès second city of the Gard, enjoys an exceptional environment. If the city is resolutely turned towards the future, it is nevertheless true, that is true to its title of "capital" of the Cevennes, carefully maintaining the value of its assets Cevennes.

Alès may well boast of being at the edge of exceptional landscapes, whether in the Cevennes National Park and prestigious landmarks such as the Bamboo Anduze or the Pont du Gard ... Many events involved in this dynamic that makes Alès a city where life is good.


SIGHTSEEING

  • BAP Museum: Contemporary Art, free admission.
  • Musée du Colombier: Archaeology and Fine Arts, free admission.
  • Mine Witness: the world of mine Zola in the 20th century.
  • Mineralogical Museum.
  • Parc Floral of Camellias.
  • Urban Walks on Wednesdays and Thursdays in July and August and all year by appointment for groups.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Alès
Information pointsTourist Office of Alès
Leisure centresMunicipal Museum of the Colombier,   Museum Bibliothèque Pierre-André Benoît
MonumentsCathedral Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Performance hallsExhibition Park CCI Alès Cévennes,   Le Cratère,   Pelousse Paradise,   Stadium Pierre-Pibarot

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Week Cevennes: costumed pageants around the history of the Cevennes: early March.
  • Roaming film festival in the month of March.
  • The crazy singing of Alès: last week of July.
  • Estiv'Alès, free concerts in July and August.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Cévennes steam train.
  • Cave Cocalière.
  • Bamboo Prafrance.
  • Children's Village in Montagnac.
  • Forest fossils.
  • Desert Museum.
  • Cave of Trabuc.
  • Castle Gates.
  • Castle Rousson.
  • Ethnobotanical Gardens la Gardie.
  • Préhistorama.
  • Museum of Scribe.
  • Écomusée the Caracole.
  • Silk Museum.
  • Castle of Saint-Jean-du-Gard.
  • Museum of Cevennes Valleys.
  • Museum blazons.
  • Haribo sweet museum.
  • Pont du Gard.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Rally car driving courseSports sensationsFrom 49 € to 590 €Monteils (9.2 km)
Hire saddled or packed donkeysNature and the outdoorsFrom 12 € to 40 €Mialet (10.5 km)
The children's villageEntertainmentFrom 5 € to 9.50 €Montagnac (22 km)
Relaxing energy massageWellbeing49 €Saint-Geniès-de-Malgoirès (23 km)
Wine tourism excursion in LanguedocLocal flavoursFrom 25 € to 70 €Quissac (25 km)

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PHOTOS

Rue Saint VincentRue Saint Vincent
 
Tourist Office AlèsTourist Office Alès
VaubanVauban
 
ArenaArena
Saint John's CathedralSaint John's Cathedral
 
Tourist BoardTourist Board
The Crater and Court TheatreThe Crater and Court Theatre
 
HermitageHermitage
City of Alès, GardonCity of Alès, Gardon
 
Estelle and Nemorin (Florian)Estelle and Nemorin (Florian)
City of Alès, GardonCity of Alès, Gardon
 
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WEATHER

Wednesday 27 August
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Min. 14°C - Max. 28°C
Thursday 28 August
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Min. 14°C - Max. 28°C
Friday 29 August
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Min. 13°C - Max. 24°C

RESTAURANTS

 
Italian restaurantDa Elena  
9.4
Alès
CENTRAL - In search of a break in the sky Ales? Located in the city center, the restaurant Da Elena gives the impression of having reached paradise with its typical Venetian decor,...
Located in Alès36 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantG&C  
8.9
  SPECIAL OFFER
Alès
FRENCH CUISINE - 'Gluttony is a sin', this is the credo of Greg and Charly. G&C for friends ... and of course the greedy. This restaurant offers simple and effective. In table! FLOWER...
Located in Alès21 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Vertige des Senteurs  
9.4
Saint-Privat-des-Vieux
Nestled on the heights of Saint-Privat-des-Vieux, in a 19th-century farmhouse, the restaurant is a relaxing place Le Vertige des Senteurs and charming. Side palace, you can expect a...
Located 3.2 km from Alès19 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Mas with 5 bedroomsMas d' Asvin    
9.2
Saint-Christol-lès-Alès
The stonehouse of the xviii renovated, offers five spacious bedrooms warmly decorated with authentic furniture and panoramic views of the Cévennes montains with. Park and pool in the...
Located 6 km from AlèsFrom 80 € to 120 € the double room 
Mas with 5 bedroomsMas de Prades  
Anduze
This is the heart of Southern Cevennes that we built in our authentic Mas 16th five spacious and comfortable guest rooms all equipped with quality bedding 160 x 200, the wifi, flat...
Located 11 km from AlèsFrom 85 € to 110 € the double room 
Apartment with 5 bedroomsDomaine de Bayssac    
7.7
Saint-Paul-la-Coste
Domaine de Bayssac is a magical place, a guest house in a charming farmhouse typical Cevennes looking like a small castle in the Cevennes National Park. Our rooms are all different...
Located 12.3 km from AlèsFrom 72 € to 79 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsAnduze - 2 km rivière - 1h de la mer
Bagard
At the foot of the Cevennes, between Alès and 5 km from Anduze, home 55 m ² ground floor 5/6 persons with living room with sofa bed for 2 persons, kitchen, 2 bedrooms: 1 bed 140, the...
Located 8.2 km from AlèsFrom 300 € to 450 € per week 
Villa for 10 personsVilla de charme 5 ***** Les baumes
Anduze
5 star villa of very high standard. The charming cottages Mas balms offer superior accommodation and offer a full range of nearby tourist, cultural, culinary and sports. A 3 min Anduze....
Located 9.7 km from Alès 
House for 5 personsGite olivier
Boisset-et-Gaujac
Nichè in the middle of the garigue and the vineyards(vines) in a rèsidentiel district with exceptional view(sight) on the mountains of cévennes has some kilometres of Ales the Robert...
Located 10 km from AlèsFrom 310 € to 450 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
303 places over 8 haCamping les plans    
8.5
Mialet
Family camping along the river, private beach with direct access, 2 pools, 2 water tobboggans, mini golf, playground for children, fitness area, restaurant, bar football, entertainment...
Located 13 km from AlèsFrom 12 € to 22 € per day 
90 places over 4,5 haUniversal    
8.5
Rochegude
Nearby the fabulous Gorges de L'Ardeche and the beautiful village of Barjac, here is our little family campsite of 90 spacious and shady with direct access to the river Ceze locations....
Located 22 km from AlèsFrom 16.50 € to 26.50 € per day 
93 places over 2,5 haCamping la source    
9.6
Berrias-et-Casteljau
Come relax in our lovely family campsite in Southern Ardèche, near the Bois de Païolive and Gorges of Chassezac. You will find comfort and calm the milieu of nature. Ideal destination...
Located 30 km from AlèsFrom 14.50 € to 25.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

ibis Centr'Alès - Hotel in Alèsibis Centr'Alès     
7.7
Alès
Located in Alès City Centre, ibis Centr'Alès offers air-conditioned guest rooms with a satellite TV and free Wi-Fi access. It has a 24-hour reception and free private parking on site....
Located in AlèsRoom from 50 €
Premiere Classe Ales - Hotel in AlèsPremiere Classe Ales     
7.5
Alès
Situated at the feet of the Cévennes, a range of mountains in south-central France, easily accessible via N106 and D60, and also a few minutes from the city centre, the Hotel welcomes...
Located in AlèsRoom from 38 €
Logis Hotel Orly - Hotel in AlèsLogis Hotel Orly     
7.8
Alès
The Logis Orly is located right in the heart of Alès. It offers modern, air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms, cable TV and free Wi-Fi internet access. Start the day with the...
Located in AlèsRoom from 58 €

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Appart'Hotel Odalys Le Cheval Blanc
Le Cheval Blanc is set in the historic heart of Nimes, opposite the Roman Arena and a 5-minute walk from Nimes Train Station. It offers en suite rooms...
Gard
Ostal du lauzas 4 BR, 4 BA, 10 p
Distinguished house (xivth), beautifully renovated (2012), away from the crowd, Uzés, Anduze
+ 33 (0) 4 67 59 56 37 • Click here
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