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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

Sauve - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

Character village at the foot of the Cevennes, between sea and mountains. This city is proud of its history, has kept its medieval appearance and attract many artists and craftspeople.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.9407310 (N 43° 56’ 27”)
Longitude3.9494540 (E 3° 56’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 75m to 470m
Surface area31.56 km²
Population2024 inhabitants
Density64 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNîmes (40 km, 42 min)
Insee code30311
IntercommunalityCC du Piémont Cévenol

Nearest cities & towns

Conqueyrac4.3 km (5 min)
Quissac5.6 km (6 min)
Durfort-et-Saint-Martin-de-Sossenac6.6 km (10 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Crieulon7.5 km (9 min)
Logrian-Florian7.7 km (9 min)
Liouc8.4 km (10 min)
Fressac8.9 km (12 min)
Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort9.3 km (10 min)
Puechredon9.5 km (13 min)
Saint-Nazaire-des-Gardies10.5 km (14 min)
Canaules-et-Argentières11 km (13 min)
Bragassargues11.3 km (15 min)
Pompignan11.5 km (16 min)
Tornac11.9 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

To see: the Sea of ​​Rocks, the conservatory of The Forks, the tower of Mole, the ramparts, the Castellas, Fusterie, the synagogue, the mint, etc..

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Every Saturday weekly market.

Ascension: market "Flower in the city."

May 1: flea market.

Thursdays in Summer: Free concert in the city.

The medieval festival: in July.

Throughout the summer, many exhibitions (painting, sculpture, ceramics, etc..).


Village Sauve
Village Sauve
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Castle Roquevaire
Castle Roquevaire
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Sea Rocks
Sea Rocks
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Rue du Pont Vieux
Rue du Pont Vieux
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the twilight
the twilight
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Sea Rocks
Sea Rocks
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Medieval Festival - Beggars
Medieval Festival - Beggars
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Bamboo and steam train from Anduze.

Silk Museum in Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort.


Children's Village in Montagnac.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Remarkable gardens of Mazet
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 7 € Monoblet (8.3 km)
Le Rey multi-leisure centre
Arts and Crafts8 € Saint-André-de-Majencoules (23 km)
First flight on the scrubland Gard
Sports sensations55 € to 120 € Seynes (33 km)
Mobilboard Segway
Entertainment30 € Nîmes (35 km)
Montpellier pass: visits, activities, museums and transport included
Culture and education15 € Montpellier (37 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Sea of Rocks
Mine au Bois Dormant Path
HikeIntermediate3h00Robiac-Rochessadoule (40 km)
Outing to Les Esperelles and Ancise Pass
HikeIntermediate3h00Saint-Frézal-de-Ventalon (40 km)
Walk to Navacelles
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (42 km)
Visit to a Knights Templar village
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (42 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals