Ganges

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

TownGangesCazilhac at 1.5 km
Insee code34111Laroque at 1.8 km
Postcode34190Moulès-et-Baucels at 2.4 km
Latitude43.9346140Agonès at 3.8 km
Longitude3.7087870Saint-Julien-de-la-Nef at 3.8 km
AltitudeFrom 138 to 540 metersSaint-Laurent-le-Minier at 4.2 km
Surface7.16 km²Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois at 4.9 km
Population4122 inhabitantsSumène at 5 km
Density575 inhabitants/km²Saint-Bresson at 5.5 km
Chief townMontpellier (at 46 km, 55 min)Roquedur at 6.3 km
DepartmentHéraultBrissac at 6.3 km
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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.

Detailed information
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
Canoe trip down the HéraultSports sensations14 €Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois (4.1 km)
Accrobranche, adventure park in the treesNature and the outdoors20 €Montdardier (7.9 km)
Horse-riding in the Causse and the CévennesSports sensationsFrom 30 € to 70 €Montdardier (7.9 km)
Themed hike with Le Monde de JadeNature and the outdoors160 €Montdardier (9.4 km)
Guided hike in the CévennesNature and the outdoors180 €Mandagout (10.8 km)

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 19°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 11°C
Saturday 26 April
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Min. 6°C - Max. 17°C

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 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 
French cuisine restaurantMas de Luzière  
9.4
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Saint-André-de-Buèges
It is in the heart of the valley of the Buèges Mas de Luzière invites you to join its prestigious property in the village of Brissac few kilometers from Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois. Fall...
Located 10.2 km from Ganges34 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 6 bedroomsL'Atelier d'Agonès     SPECIAL OFFER
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 
Mas with 4 bedroomsLes Hauts d'Issensac    
9.3
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 
Mas with 2 bedroomsMas de la Bouletière    
9.9
Cros
Near Anduze, our guest room consists of a large and comfortable suite, ideal for a family or friends (4/5). Pleasant, this suite is decorated with a TV lounge, a terrace and independent...
Located 11.5 km from GangesFrom 70 € to 90 € 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 
Mas for 10 personsMaison 13ème, restaurée 2012, piscine  
8.8
Pompignan
This very old house (late 13th century) was completely restored in 2012. Located at the northern edge of the village, it is independent but not isolated, and enjoys a perfect calm....
Located 12.4 km from GangesFrom 900 € to 2100 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 5 haCamping du Domaine d'Anglas    
7.2
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    
7.5
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     
8.6
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 69 €
Park & Suites Village Gorges de l'Hérault-Cévennes - Hotel in GangesPark & Suites Village Gorges de l'Hérault-Cévennes     
8.2
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 59 €

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Best Western Eurociel
Best Western Eurociel is a 3-star hotel just 200 metres from Place de la Comédie. You can ask the staff at the 24-hour reception about the historical town...
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