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Aujac

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

Aujac - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard
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At the crossroads of three departments, the Gard, Lozère and Ardèche, Aujac is located on the D51 which connects Saint Ambrose in Villefort at the foot of Mont Lozère.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAujac
Postcode30450
Latitude44.3479079 (N 44° 20’ 52”)
Longitude4.0142020 (E 4° 0’ 51”)
AltitudeFrom 256m to 940m
Surface area16.47 km²
Population190 inhabitants
Density11 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNîmes (89 km, 1h35)
Insee code30022
IntercommunalityCC des Hautes Cévennes
DepartmentGard
TerritoryLanguedoc-Roussillon
RegionOccitanie

Nearest cities & towns

Bonnevaux5 km (12 min)
Malbosc8.5 km (14 min)
Bordezac8.8 km (14 min)
Sénéchas10.1 km (17 min)
Génolhac10.3 km (17 min)
Concoules10.9 km (18 min)
Ponteils-et-Brésis11.6 km (19 min)
Peyremale12.8 km (19 min)
Saint-André-Capcèze13.4 km (20 min)
Chamborigaud13.7 km (23 min)
Malons-et-Elze14.2 km (23 min)
Bessèges15.9 km (25 min)
Vialas17 km (27 min)
Villefort18.3 km (26 min)

Things to see and do

Castle of Aujac and hamlet of Cheylard (XIIth century):

Perched 600 meters above sea level, at the crossroads of the present departments of Gard, Lozère and Ardeche, from the top of its promontory, it is the last intact representative of a network of fortifications on an already existing route in the Middle Age, mentioned as early as 1270 as Val Cezarencha.

Square tower, round tower, drawbridge, this castle illustrates the castral evolution from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Under the protection of its ramparts, a medieval fortified village settles with farm, dovecote, sheepfold, chapel, chapel.

Site registered historical monument, the simultaneous safeguarding of the castle and its castral village ensures homogeneity to this magnificent architectural ensemble and constitutes a rare example of conservation. Inhabited from the Middle Ages until today, it is the object of scientific research and restoration.

Photos

Castle of Cheylard Aujac
Castle of Cheylard Aujac
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Village Aujac
Village Aujac
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Castle Aujac and castral Village
Castle Aujac and castral Village
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Landmark peace and silence of the Cheylard Aujac
Landmark peace and silence of the Cheylard Aujac
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Weather

Tuesday 28 february
Min. 3°C - Max. 11°C
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Wednesday 1 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 13°C
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Thursday 2 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 15°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Portes Castle tour
Culture and education5 € Portes (8.9 km)
Watercolour lessons
Culture and education199 € Saint-Ambroix (18.1 km)
Show at the farm theatre
Entertainment12 € Lablachère (20 km)
Canyoning or via ferrata in Ardèche
Sports sensations39 € to 45 € Sanilhac (28 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoe
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 155 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (31 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The lost trails
HikeIntermediate5h00Bonnevaux (1.9 km)
Tour of Villefort Lake
HikeEasy2h30Villefort (12 km)
Mine au Bois Dormant Path
HikeIntermediate3h00Robiac-Rochessadoule (12.1 km)
Outing to Les Esperelles and Ancise Pass
HikeIntermediate3h00Ventalon-en-Cévennes (14.2 km)
Basilica of Our Lady (Notre-Dame) and megalithic bridge
Village visitEasy1h15Lablachère (20 km)

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