At the heart of the Ceze Valley, in southern Cévennes, Allègre-les Fumades covers 2500 hectares and has 779 people in seven villages in very different charms: Arlenda, Auzon Drink, The Bégude, Mas Chabert, The Fumades-les-Bains and Les Vieilles Fumades, all nestled in lush greenery.
Its uniqueness lies in its diversity and climatic attractions, and tourist resorts, Allègre-les-Fumades being the only spa in the Gard.
Allègre-les-Fumades is the only spa in the Gard. Nature has endowed the community of responsible sources beneficial to hydrogen sulfide, whose virtues are known to the Gauls and the Romans used to present Allègre-les-Fumades. It is said that Julius Caesar himself came to treat his little gall. In the 19th SIEL, another character who became famous, leaves his footprint in Allègre: Dr. Eugene Louis Perrier, manager of the spa, which he sold to buy Bouillens, in other words "Source Perrier". Today, it addresses the dermatology, respiratory system and is being rhumathologie accreditation. It also hosts many visitors to the spa, massages, baths with essential oils or other treatments and gourmand notes with exotic scents.
The house of water, old renovated wine cooperative, is a tourist, cultural and administrative. This building houses the City Hall, the Tourist Office, the Centre for Cultural Development, Community Commons, a library, an auditorium, an exhibition hall and a cyberbase.
In the heart of the resort, the arch called "Roman" is a building for which the creators were inspired by the architecture of the Brandenburg Gate (Berlin).
On the heights of the spa, the temple testifies to the Protestant presence.
The Crown Prince's house or house of Kaiser-style resort, was built for the son of William II, Emperor of Germany.
The hamlet of Arlenda with its Romanesque chapel, Our Lady of Arlenda who was in possession of the church and the monastery of Aniane Goudargues.
Castle Allègre, ruins of a fortress known as the 12th century, offers a magnificent view of the Cevennes. From guided tours to groups are possible via the reservation Association for the Preservation Castle Allègre.
The chapel of Saint-Saturnin, a former chapel, overlooking the coast of Allegre.
In The Bégude, the parade of Argensol is bordered by an ancient Roman road, as seems to confirm the presence of the small bridge.
To drink, the only carillon du Gard with its ten bells dominates the church of St. Felix.
Market on Monday morning next to the thermal baths.
Medieval Festival the third Saturday in July at Château d'Allègre. Every summer, the Association for the Preservation of Castle hosts a medieval festival Allègre. Visitors are welcomed in medieval costumes. Several activities are proposed and aimed at young public: Palace tour, studio pottery, archery, fitting coat of mail and helmet, no duels demonstrations thank you, costume rental. In the evening, costume parade and dancing old. Grand Banquet at the music Occitan (meals paid by reservation). Information / reservations: Tel. : +33 6 31 35 16 50 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Talent region every Tuesday evening from late June to mid-August, except July 13th at 21h. Singers and musicians occupy the outdoor theater in the spa park of Allègre-les-Fumades. Entrance fee (free for children under 16 years). In case of rain, concerts are held at the Maison de l'eau, 1st Floor, Theater. Information: Tel. : +33 4 66 24 96 02 - Email: email@example.com
Thursdays young audiences, July-August, two shows are offered to families of Allègre-les-Fumades air theater at 18h. Information: Tel. : +33 4 66 24 96 02 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Exceptional sites, Museums
Cave Cocalière to Courry. One of the most beautiful caves of France. Guided tour and easy. To discover: the translucent drapes, the eccentric, the pearl of the cave formation ... Before leaving the cave, a small excavation Neolithic-Bronze Age. Back home by train. Path discovery: the dolmen, etc. capitelle.
Mine Witness to Ales. At the foot of headframe steel, opens the "cage" that invites you to descend to enter the world of "miners". Reviewed end to end, the route of galleries shows a century of mining, industrial and social, in which the coal miners have exploited in a very difficult and dangerous.
The Museum of Haribo Candy Uzes. Haribo Candy appeared in 1920, since they have conquered the world. You will learn in the museum devoted to them, the real story of this candy. Treasure hunt and tasting.
The Castle of Roures Labastide-de-Virac. Castle-museum of 15th century historical monument, furnished with its sericulture (raising silkworms from the egg of the butterfly), its panoramic view of the walkway and the silk museum (the cocoon to fabric).
The Museum of Shields and Romanesque church at Saint-Jean-de-Valériscle. An authentic village character, you will visit a Romanesque church with sound and light (charge) and a museum harmoniously over 600 coats of arms, weapons and costumes. Groups welcome by telephone reservation all year.
The Castle Door, a vessel in the Cevennes. Monument. Built in the 11th century to protect the path Regordane, Castle Gates is the marriage of a medieval fortress and a Renaissance stronghold of a unified Europe. Panoramic view. Open from mid-February to late November. Open daily from July to August.
The Pont du Gard Vers-Pont-du-Gard. Monument prestigious world heritage of Humanity by UNESCO and unique museum. The aqueduct was built between 40 and 60 AD-C by the Romans, to supply the city of Nimes with water. Its route covers 50 km. It is the major factor and the only part that survived the air time, the majority of the building is buried.
Aven Orgnac in Orgnac-l'Aven. Cave and Museum of Regional Prehistory. Grand Site de France. Visit the cave. Museum of Prehistory / reconstruction of the daily life of prehistoric men.
Préhistorama Rousson. Museum of the evolution of man. A fun discovery of the reign of the dinosaurs to life of our ancestors.
Sports and outdoors:
Canoeing in Saint Ambroix: many paths 4-30 km. Many points of swimming and picnic areas.
Vacanisport Saint-Jean-de-Maruéjols: a business park in 400 acres surrounded by nature: adventure, quads, nature trail, archery, mountain biking, canyoning, climbing, caving, swimming pool, games, buggy, snacks on site. Activities from 4 years.
Adventure, canyoning, mountain biking, climbing Molières-sur-Ceze. Adventure park on 10 acres of stunning forest of cedars: 5 courses for children 3-7 years and 5 courses adults. Flash 4 courses for 8 years: zip line 310 meters long, Skip and Jump Little Tarzan ... Canyoning, swims, jumps and slides, mountain biking.
Association Kinematikos-Aurea, gold miners in the Cevennes, around Saint-Ambroix. Visitors looking for specks of gold in the river Cevennes, Cèze, according to ancient techniques.
Horseback riding in Saint Julien-de-Cassagnas, French Riding School (by reservation).
Stupidity to Gagnières: possibility of renting donkeys saddled for children or luggage pack trips, walking free from a few hours or a day, open all year, preferably by appointment.
Flying Club at Deaux: First flights (booking).
Maison de Thoiras to: walks and hikes along theme from May to October. Detailed program available at the Tourist Office.
Paragliding Seynes: education center paragliding and paramotor, first flight, training ...