Ganges

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

TownGangesCazilhac at 2.2 km (6 min)
Insee code34111Laroque at 2.6 km (6 min)
Postcode34190Moulès-et-Baucels at 4.4 km (8 min)
Latitude43.9346140Saint-Julien-de-la-Nef at 5.9 km (8 min)
Longitude3.7087870Sumène at 6 km (11 min)
AltitudeFrom 138 to 540 metersSaint-Bauzille-de-Putois at 6.5 km (10 min)
Surface7.16 km²Saint-Laurent-le-Minier at 6.9 km (10 min)
Population4122 inhabitantsAgonès at 7.3 km (12 min)
Density575 inhabitants/km²Brissac at 7.6 km (12 min)
Chief townMontpellier (at 46 km, 55 min)La Cadière-et-Cambo at 10 km (11 min)
DepartmentHéraultGorniès at 11.7 km (14 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Many in the region of silkworm Ganges allowed the cultivation of silkworms.

The city is famous for making silk stockings of high quality.

A silk museum is located 17 km to Saint-Hippolyte du Fort.

In the 17th century, had to Ganges "its marquee" and its history. Of narrow streets and porches can attest to those years.


SIGHTSEEING

Stroll to the plain, you'll see the paddle wheels that cause river water to irrigate the plots that the locals maintain and grow. You will see grow vegetables and flowers. These plots were in the castle.

You can cool off in summer in the river or canoeing kayaking.

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Information pointsTourist Office of Ganges

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

From April to October every Sunday morning there is a garage sale on the Place des Halles.

Ganges farmer's market has its lively and colorful on Friday morning.

The first weekend of September Ganges revives the 1900s. Big party where people like to wear vintage clothes, the festival takes place over 3 days.

In summer, tours of nearby villages are organized by the tourist office.

For July 14, you will find in the city, the carnival, and on the banks of the Herault, the old bridge, the fireworks that will make your eyes sparkle.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

You can visit the caves of Les Demoiselles 6 km.

Stroll to Valleraugue, Meyrueis, Mount Aigoual and meteorological observatory, the valley of Buèges, Anduze with its bamboo and its steam train, Saint-Jean-du-Gard, Montpellier, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert and its monastery, Couvertoirade, the gulf of Aven Armand, the circus Navacelles.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Themed hike with Le Monde de JadeNature and the outdoors160 €Montdardier (9.4 km)
Canoe-kayak in the Hérault gorgesSports sensationsFrom 28 € to 40 €Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert (23 km)
Hire saddled or packed donkeysNature and the outdoorsFrom 12 € to 40 €Mialet (27 km)

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WEATHER

Sunday 21 December
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Monday 22 December
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Tuesday 23 December
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantMas de Coulet Auberge  
8.2
Brissac
It is in a beautiful area that Mas de Coulet Auberge opens its doors! Brissac located in the Montpellier region, true resort welcomes you in a typical and bucolic, notes warm and sunny!...
Located 7.5 km from Ganges32 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantBistrot Avèzol   NEW
Avèze
Restaurant Bistrot concoct original dishes with southern influence, based on local products. In summer, we suggest you grill your Lamb Chops Ribs of Beef barbecue on the terrace, so...
Located 9.3 km from GangesFrom 15 € to 25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge cocagne  
9.2
Avèze
At the heart of the village have, in a green setting, under the foliage. Parc du Château de Montcalm, authentic Auberge Cévenole 4 centuries of history (s) you... 7 rooms equipped with...
Located 9.6 km from GangesFrom 20 € to 30 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 6 bedroomsL'Atelier d'Agonès  
Agonès
Cottages at the foot of the Cévennes near Ganges north of Montpellier in Herault departement. You will find there peace and quiet or a range of outdoor activities: hiking, walking,...
Located 3.7 km from GangesFrom 60 € to 70 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsBistrot Avèzol     NEW
Avèze
In the center of village life of aveze in the Cevennes avezol bistro offers 4 bedrooms quality and comfort, rooms with 2 beds in 160 cm and 2 bedroom 2 beds 90 cm, the bathrooms are...
Located 9.3 km from Ganges75 € the double room 
Mas with 4 bedroomsLes Hauts d'Issensac    
9.7
Causse-de-la-Selle
Between Ganges and St Guilhem le Desert, “les Hauts d'Issensac” welcome you to the listed site of ‘la Haute Vallée de l'Hérault‘. Whether you enjoy nature for its quietness, its large...
Located 11.1 km from GangesFrom 59 € to 77 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsPuech garin
Saint-Julien-de-la-Nef
At the heart of the Cevennes, Corine and Jean Philippe welcome you in their cottage situated in a small hamlet overlooking the valley of St Julian of Vis, the peak anjeau and Mount...
Located 4.5 km from GangesFrom 350 € to 690 € per week 
Mas for 6 personsMas laujol  
9.4
Roquedur
Part of a stone farmhouse Cevennes, the Aujol is located on a rock (240 m altitude) surrounded by a wooded 2 acres The farmhouse offers a splendid view of the Cevennes. It is part of...
Located 6.6 km from GangesFrom 350 € to 550 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsLes Rosiers   NEW
Le Vigan
Beautiful hilltop property overlooking the sleepy town of Le Vigan and the Cevennes National Park.
Located 11.1 km from GangesFrom 250 € to 475 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 5 haCamping du Domaine d'Anglas    
8.6
Brissac
Welcome between the south of the Cevennes (classified by unesco as World Heritage of Humanity) and the Mediterranean sea, in the heart of the 'Gorges de l'Hérault', in a listed place...
Located 6.5 km from GangesFrom 12.50 € to 23.50 € per day 
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 27 km from GangesFrom 12 € to 22 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel De La Poste - Hotel in GangesHotel De La Poste    
7.4
Ganges
Situated in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, Hotel De La Poste is the ideal place to stay for hiking and cycling in Ganges, as it borders the National Park of Cevennes. Guest rooms...
Located in GangesRoom from 37 €
Les Norias - Hotel in GangesLes Norias     
7.7
Cazilhac
A former textile factory set in a 6000-m² shaded park, Les Norias offers a restaurant, children’s playground and free Wi-Fi throughout. It also has a private beach by the Hérault Rriver....
Located 730 m from GangesRoom from 74 €
Park & Suites Village Gorges de l'Hérault-Cévennes - Hotel in GangesPark & Suites Village Gorges de l'Hérault-Cévennes     
8.1
Cazilhac
Park & Suites Village Gorges de l’Hérault-Cévennes is set at the foot of the Cévennes mountain range, 6 km from the medieval village of Brissac. It offers views of the countryside,...
Located 3.1 km from GangesRoom from 50 €

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Hôtel Royal
Hotel Royal is located in the centre of Montpellier a 5-minute walk from the train station and Place de la Comedie. It offers air-conditioned accommodation...
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Citadines Antigone Montpellier
This hotel is located in the heart of the Antigone district, only a few minutes’ walk from the historical centre of Montpellier....
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