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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

The town of Arphy extends from the forest of Aigoual to the entrance of Aulas, following the Torrent Coudoulous. Throughout settled several mas and a dozen hamlets. Agriculture always plays an important and imposing forest of Aigoual remains a place for excursions.

Geographical information

Latitude44.0284910 (N 44° 1’ 43”)
Longitude3.5922490 (E 3° 35’ 32”)
AltitudeFrom 340m to 1405m
Surface area20.92 km²
Population180 inhabitants
Density8 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNîmes (91 km, 1h39)
Insee code30015
IntercommunalityCC du Pays Viganais

Nearest cities & towns

Aulas3.7 km (6 min)
Bréau-et-Salagosse6.6 km (11 min)
Le Vigan7 km (15 min)
Molières-Cavaillac7.4 km (12 min)
Mars8.2 km (14 min)
Avèze9.1 km (16 min)
Mandagout10.4 km (18 min)
Bez-et-Esparon11.9 km (16 min)
Arre12.7 km (17 min)
Pommiers14.4 km (23 min)
Montdardier15.6 km (25 min)
Roquedur16.6 km (31 min)
Arrigas17.6 km (25 min)

Things to see and do

The temple, the Coudoulous, the hamlet of Pratcoustals, Baume the Minister, the Orgon waterfalls, home of Montals, Cape Coast refuge.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

A 9 km, Le Vigan, a small village typical of the region, with its many shops, cafes and restaurants. Every Saturday the market offers local produce. From mid-May to October every Tuesday, settles a farmers' market organic farming. Each summer, a classical music festival also takes place in Vigan.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Leisure golf in South Cévennes at Golf Cazilhac
Sports sensations2 € to 60 € Cazilhac (15.1 km)
Remarkable gardens in Mazet
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 7 € Monoblet (24 km)
Velorail and tourist train in Larzac
Nature and the great outdoors12 € to 25 € Sainte-Eulalie-de-Cernon (32 km)
Canoe-kayak on the Hérault for all
Nature and the great outdoors32 € to 46 € Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert (33 km)
Hire a canoe-kayak in the Tarn Gorges
Sports sensations15 € to 34 € Sainte-Enimie (40 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk to Navacelles
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (16.1 km)
Visit to a Knights Templar village
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (16.1 km)
Serres of Blaquererie
HikeEasy4h00La Couvertoirade (26 km)
Sea of Rocks
HikeEasy1h00Sauve (30 km)
Saint-Gervais Path
HikeIntermediate4h00Hures-la-Parade (31 km)


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