Allègre-les-Fumades

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TownAllègre-les-Fumades
Insee code30008
Postcode30500
Latitude44.1972080
Longitude4.2464090
Surface24.59 km²
Population815 inhabitants
Density33 inhabitants/km²
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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

  • 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.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Allègre-les-Fumades
Leisure centresCasino of the Fumades

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • 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: fete_allegre@yahoo.fr
  • 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: contact@culture-maisondeleau.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: contact@culture-maisondeleau.com

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 ...
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Rally car driving courseSports sensationsFrom 49 € to 590 €Monteils (13.7 km)
Canyoning, caving, via ferrataSports sensationsFrom 48 € to 56 €Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (25 km)
Hire saddled or packed donkeysNature and the outdoorsFrom 12 € to 40 €Mialet (26 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoeNature and the outdoorsFrom 34 € to 36 €Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (26 km)
Relaxing energy massageWellbeing49 €Saint-Geniès-de-Malgoirès (28 km)

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WEATHER

Friday 18 April
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Saturday 19 April
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Sunday 20 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Boisson  
9.3
Allègre-les-Fumades
French cuisine - the borders of the Cevennes, Ardeche and Provence, the charming little village of Allègre-les-Fumades The Château de Boisson hosts. Welcome to this ancient and beautiful...
Located in Allègre-les-Fumades23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Bastide des Senteurs
Saint-Victor-de-Malcap
La Bastide des Senteurs opens its doors a few kilometers from Ales, in a real country house in the south of France, in a friendly and elegant. Come and enjoy gourmet French cuisine,...
Located 8 km from Allègre-les-Fumades41 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Vertige des Senteurs  
9.3
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 12 km from Allègre-les-Fumades19 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Mas with 5 bedroomsMas les Feuillantines    
10
Potelières
Nestled in a haven of peace, surrounded by greenery, lost in the countryside, enlivened by birdsong and cicadas, Mas Les Feuillantines lies Potelières, 5 km from St-Ambroix medieval...
Located 3.9 km from Allègre-les-FumadesFrom 65 € to 75 € the double room 
Mas with 4 bedroomsMas Fraissinet    
8.7
Saint-Jean-de-Valériscle
Our seventeenth century farmhouse, old silk, welcomes you throughout the year. Let yourself be charmed by the ambience of our four rooms decorated with great care in respecting the...
Located 9.3 km from Allègre-les-Fumades130 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLa Chouette qui Dort Dîne    
8.3
Molières-sur-Cèze
4 large rooms any confort, classified by lodgings of France 3 ears, with independent W.C. and bathroom. Count hosts on reservation. Opened all the year. Living room television (T.P.S.),...
Located 11.1 km from Allègre-les-Fumades76 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 10 personsSenteurs de la Garrigue
Saint-Julien-de-Cassagnas
Located near the Ardeche and Cevennes, our region is famous for its hiking, countless discoveries related to nature, its contrasting landscapes, local cuisine and quality of life. Here,...
Located 4.7 km from Allègre-les-Fumades1680 € per week 
Mas for 5 personsMas La Reboussiere  
10
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Tharaux
This is a friendly renovated cottage, ecology and tradition, on the ground floor of a stone farmhouse from 1769, located in the Cevennes, between Barjac and Uzès, along the Cèze. The...
Located 6.9 km from Allègre-les-FumadesFrom 460 € to 885 € per week 
Mas for 5 personsGites de la Cèze  
9.5
Tharaux
Tharaux is a picturesque French village lying between the Cévennes range and the Ardèche country. The river Cèze's gorges offer an enticing scenery. You will love the sight of the old...
Located 7.2 km from Allègre-les-FumadesFrom 350 € to 740 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
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 8.1 km from Allègre-les-FumadesFrom 16.50 € to 26.50 € per day 
230 places over 10 haLa Croix Clémentine    
9.6
Cendras
At the heart of 'The Valley Galeizon' - In a wood of oaks and acacias. 5 km northwest of Ales-in-Cévennes (Gard) - 230 places over 10 ha. 3 swimming pools, sports facilities and many...
Located 17.2 km from Allègre-les-FumadesFrom 14.90 € to 28.90 € per day 
120 places over 5 haCamping les Amarines     NEW
Goudargues
Sun, water, greenery, space, a friendly atmosphere between the Ardèche and the sea, our campsite waiting for you to enjoy a great family holiday or two. Direct access to the cèze. Heated...
Located 18.8 km from Allègre-les-FumadesFrom 16.70 € to 23.80 € per day 

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HOTELS

La Bastide Des Senteurs - Hotel in Allègre-les-FumadesLa Bastide Des Senteurs    
8
Saint-Victor-de-Malcap
Situated in the Céze valley between Cévennes and Ardéche, La Bastide Des Senteurs offers individually decorated rooms with a wine theme. This charming hotel features a gorgeous outdoor...
Located 5.9 km from Allègre-les-FumadesRoom from 83 €
Le Clos des Arts - Hotel in Allègre-les-FumadesLe Clos des Arts     
8.8
Les Mages
Le Clos des Arts is composed of beautifully restored buildings that date back to the 13th, 15th and 18th centuries. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi internet access. Guestrooms are air-conditioned,...
Located 7.8 km from Allègre-les-FumadesRoom from 58 €
La Petite Auberge de Lussan - Hotel in Allègre-les-FumadesLa Petite Auberge de Lussan    
7
Lussan
La Petite Auberge de Lussan is set in a 16th-century building in the medieval village of Lussan, 28 km from Alès. Mediterranean cuisine is served in the restaurant, which has a shaded...
Located 10.8 km from Allègre-les-FumadesRoom from 90 €

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Hotel Imperator is located in central Nimes, facing the Jardins de la Fontaine and 250 metres from Maison Carrée. Set in an Art Deco-style building, it...
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