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Saint-Ambroix

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

Saint-Ambroix - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard
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Saint-Ambroix is situated between sea and mountains in the heart of a region of contrasting landscapes. The medieval village, its privileged geographical position, is the starting point of many tourist itineraries.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Ambroix
Postcode30500
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Latitude44.2601020 (N 44° 15’ 36”)
Longitude4.1964200 (E 4° 11’ 47”)
AltitudeFrom 118m to 485m
Surface area11.74 km²
Population3484 inhabitants
Density296 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNîmes (64 km, 1h09)
Insee code30227
IntercommunalityCC Cèze Cévennes
DepartmentGard
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Brès2.4 km (4 min)
Saint-Victor-de-Malcap3.1 km (6 min)
Meyrannes3.8 km (6 min)
Les Mages4.5 km (6 min)
Saint-Denis6.1 km (8 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Valériscle6.6 km (8 min)
Potelières7.1 km (9 min)
Courry7.1 km (10 min)
Molières-sur-Cèze7.1 km (9 min)
Saint-Julien-de-Cassagnas8.3 km (12 min)
Saint-Sauveur-de-Cruzières8.3 km (14 min)
Rousson9.1 km (9 min)
Rivières9.5 km (13 min)
Saint-Florent-sur-Auzonnet9.8 km (10 min)

Things to see and do

Its medieval city. Its market 600 years old which is the meeting place for all small producers around. His remains of the castle, its altar of sacrifice and its sarcophagi.

Places of interest

Information points
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Mid-July: a residents' association revived in period costume, an old legend Saint-Ambroix: the legend of Volo-Biou (beef flying). On this occasion, the medieval streets of the village find themselves immersed in the Middle Ages: the troubadours, the fire-eaters, storytellers Street, the old crafts, and even the beggars are the party.

August 15: A decorated floats (floats) parade in the streets and a funfair 4 days follows.

Photos

Saint-Ambroix
Saint-Ambroix
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River
River
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Market Saint-Ambroix to 600 years
Market Saint-Ambroix to 600 years
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Weather

Friday 29 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 25°C
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Saturday 30 may
Min. 15°C - Max. 26°C
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Sunday 31 may
Min. 14°C - Max. 26°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

A must-see: the Pont du Gard, Nîmes arenas, the Orgnac, the gorges of Ardeche ...

Museums: The museum's most popular small is obviously that of Haribo sweets, but there are many others: the desert (the story of Camisards) of silk, Santon, prehistory, the Calligraphy ...

The Cevennes National Park offers many tours.

The Camargue, its salt, horses and bulls is unforgettable.

For most athletes, tree climbing, canyoning, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, paragliding are scheduled.

The cave of Cocalière and train are unavoidable.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Power-assisted bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 150 € Salavas (21 km)
Show at the farm theatre
Entertainment12 € Lablachère (22 km)
Discover the Ardèche Gorges by canoe
Nature and the great outdoors34 € to 36 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (22 km)
Canyoning or via ferrata in Ardèche
Sports sensations39 € to 42 € Sanilhac (31 km)
Visit to Lussas animal park
Culture and education7 € Lussas (44 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mine au Bois Dormant Path
HikeIntermediate3h00Robiac-Rochessadoule (5.8 km)
Dolmens walk
HikeEasy2h30Barjac (13.1 km)
The lost trails
HikeIntermediate5h00Bonnevaux (17.9 km)
Winemaker's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Lablachère (22 km)
Basilica of Our Lady (Notre-Dame) and megalithic bridge
Village visitEasy1h15Lablachère (23 km)

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