Uzès

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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Uzès
TownUzès
Insee code30334
Postcode30700
Latitude44.0121100
Longitude4.4199460
AltitudeFrom 49 to 274 meters
Surface25.41 km²
Population9058 inhabitants
Density356 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelMontaren-et-Saint-Médiers at 4.9 km (10 min)
Chief townNîmes (at 24 km, 28 min)Arpaillargues-et-Aureillac at 4.9 km (9 min)
DepartmentGardSaint-Siffret at 5.3 km (10 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Uzès first Duchy of France, City of Art and History, is a medieval town in the Gard.

Under the leadership of André Malraux, it was completely renovated and boasts a heritage of rare beauty.

The history of this town reads every corner, around every alley, which gives it a special charm and nobility. It is named Belle stone, but Uzès is not just a city but a town-museum alive in the heart of his campaign very specific, reminding Tuscany.

It is located 25 km from Nimes, Avignon and 37 km from the Cévennes.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Stroll through this picturesque town in his fancy or follow the historic route proposed by the Office of Tourism, stroll through the small pedestrian streets and discover the old facades, the medieval garden, the Duchy, the Duchy Park The cathedral, shady squares and fountains that adorn the various courses.
  • Visit the Duchy (castle of the 12th and 18th century), the medieval garden, the cathedral ...
  • To cool the outdoor cafes that surround the Place aux Herbes, favorite spot, shaded by plane trees and decorated with a beautiful fountain.
  • Discover this city of charming shops, cafes, restaurants where you can enjoy good cuisine, art galleries, glaciers ...
  • A cinema, a beautiful library open to the public.
  • Uzès has a beautiful swimming pool, tennis courts, a water park (8 km) rides. You can also bathe in the Gardon or fish in rivers (fishing license required) or ponds near the city. In the area of ​​recreation, Uzès offers an endless variety of activities, walking, cycling, mountain biking, horseback ...
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Uzès
Leisure centresGolf Course of Uzès,   Museum of Uzès - Georges Borias,   Museum of the Bonbon Haribo
MonumentsCathedral Saint-Théodorit,   Church Saint-Étienne

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Twice a week (Wednesday and Saturday) and markets liven the place aux Herbes and the surrounding streets
  • The city hosts flea markets and antique shops and flea market every Sunday (rugby stadium).
  • Uzès is a city alive that multiplies cultural initiatives and offers numerous renowned festivals (Uzès Dance Festival of Storytelling, Musical Nights of Uzès, comics), fairs (wines, antiques, jewelry ...) and every year on the third Sunday of January, takes place the Nose Day.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • There are many circuits and marked trails, canoeing in the gorges of the Gardon, hot air balloon rides, baptisms air plane, quad biking, horse riding or accompanied by a donkey.
  • A few steps from the city, for the more adventurous, down into the valley of the Eure where you can see the remains of the Roman aqueduct (the Pont du Gard is a tiny part of the 50 km of the head ancient force) which brought water to Nîmes Uzès. Walk to the river where Alzon are arranged tables and benches for picnic lovers. An orientation table is located on the hill on the other side of the Alzon.
  • For wine lovers, the Wine recognition of the Duchy of Uzès. Visit numerous vineyards, discovering good cellars, tastings.
  • As for art lovers, they find something to spend their time discovering the painted furniture, specialty Uzès, pottery in Saint-Quentin-la-Pottery (small village 5 km) and the ceramic Lussan ( 15 km), as well as many local artists and artisans.
  • Do not miss a visit to the National Stud at the exit of the city followed by a show dressage Lucien Gruss (subject to availability Lucien Gruss).
  • Also discover all the small villages around the Uzès Lussan, Saint-Quentin-la-Pottery, Saint-Maximin, Montaren, Saint-Victor-des-Oules ...
  • The Children's Village in Montagnac.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Relaxing energy massageWellbeing49 €Saint-Geniès-de-Malgoirès (17.7 km)
Maiden flight in a microlightSports sensations50 €Nîmes (18.1 km)
Rally car driving courseSports sensationsFrom 49 € to 590 €Monteils (21 km)
The children's villageEntertainmentFrom 5 € to 9.50 €Montagnac (23 km)
Pony and horse rides in the garrigueNature and the outdoors35 €Nages-et-Solorgues (29 km)

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PHOTOS

Place aux HerbesPlace aux Herbes
 
Uzès, cathedralUzès, cathedral
Uzès, Hotel EntraiguesUzès, Hotel Entraigues
 
The DuchyThe Duchy

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WEATHER

Monday 24 November
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Min. 14°C - Max. 17°C
Tuesday 25 November
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Min. 14°C - Max. 15°C
Wednesday 26 November
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Min. 12°C - Max. 15°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantMillezime  
8.6
Uzès
In the heart of the historic town of Uzes and cobbled streets you expect the Millezime restaurant. You will be greeted gently and with a smile by Sylvie Pieruccetti. Guests can enjoy...
Located in Uzès20 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Artémise  
9.5
Uzès
PEACE - In the valley of the Eure, near the Pont du Gard, the Artemis offers an exceptional setting. Located in an old building with stone walls, surrounded by a large garden, the restaurant...
Located in Uzès75 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau d'Arpaillargues - Le Marie d'Agoult  
8.9
Arpaillargues-et-Aureillac
The Castle Arpaillargues is not only a place of memory, but also elegant and discreet manor in the heart of Uzès. Its park is flooded with light, shade and freshness. Around, you can...
Located 4 km from Uzès43 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 3 bedroomsVilla with 3 bedrooms    
9.2
Saint-Siffret
Deally located, very quiet, comfortable, near the town of Uzes. The cottages are surrounded by a garden and have a gated, secure and pool available. For any reservation for six nights,...
Located 2.7 km from UzèsFrom 75 € to 90 € the double room 
Mas with 5 bedroomsMas Vacquières Chambre d'hôte de Charmes    
9.7
Uzès
Mas Vacquières, a secluded jewel, located in a cluster of centuries-old stone farmhouses, romantically nestled in a wooded hamlet in one of the most beautiful areas in France; the county...
Located in UzèsFrom 95 € to 140 € the double room 
Castle with 3 bedroomsLe Château de Saint-Siffret    
8.7
Saint-Siffret
Castle of the seventeenth century, fully restored. It is located in Saint-Siffret, near Uzes and the Pont du Gard. Pool, park, garden, and a host table.
Located 3.7 km from UzèsFrom 130 € to 150 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsUzes : Joli appartement du 18 eme siècle  
10
Uzès
This apartment is in the center historic town and has a beautiful view on the caslte and a lovely peinted ceiling of 18th century. You have a living room with a kitchen with all the...
Located in UzèsFrom 350 € to 500 € per week 
House for 4 personsLa Terrasse
Uzès
A house in the historic center of Uzes with a large terrace garden on a quiet pedestrian street 2 steps from the valley of the Eure.
Located in UzèsFrom 600 € to 800 € per week 
House for 2 personsCottage provencal climatise et piscine  
9.6
Uzès
Provence lovely cottage, with air-conditioning in the countryside, just 4 km from the lovely town of Uzes.
Located in UzèsFrom 400 € to 800 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
131 places over 5 haDomaine du Moulin Neuf    
8.8
Uzès
15 minutes from Pont du Gard and 5 minutes from Uzès, in the countryside, Domaine Le Moulin Neuf is located on a site of 5 hectares, or calm, tranquility and a great holiday go well...
Located in UzèsFrom 15.50 € to 21 € per day 
120 places over 5 haCamping les Amarines    
9.2
Goudargues
Sun, water, greenery, space, a friendly atmosphere between the Ardèche and the sea, our campsite waiting for you to enjoy a great family holiday or two. Direct access to the cèze. Heated...
Located 24 km from UzèsFrom 16.70 € to 23.80 € per day 
90 places over 4,5 haUniversal    
8.5
Rochegude
Nearby the fabulous Gorges de L'Ardeche and the beautiful village of Barjac, here is our little family campsite of 90 spacious and shady with direct access to the river Ceze locations....
Located 30 km from UzèsFrom 16.50 € to 26.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Residence Le Mas des Oliviers - Uzes Loc Vacances - Hotel in UzèsResidence Le Mas des Oliviers - Uzes Loc Vacances    
7.6
Uzès
Set 50 metres from the centre of Uzes, this Provencal-style property offers a heated, indoor swimming pool. You can walk the 600 metres to Uzes Cathedral or browse the free Wi-Fi in...
Located in UzèsRoom from 41 €
Hostellerie Provençale - Hotel in UzèsHostellerie Provençale     
8.8
Uzès
Situated in the centre of Uzès, you will enjoy the charms of this typical Provence region style hotel. The Hostellerie Provençale and its staff are pleased to welcome you. The Hostellerie...
Located in UzèsRoom from 89 €
Best Western Uzès Pont du Gard - Hotel in UzèsBest Western Uzès Pont du Gard     
7.8
Uzès
Best Western Uzès Pont du Gard offers comfortable and well-equipped rooms, just a 10-minute walk from the centre. Enjoy access to an outdoor swimming pool, 2 tennis courts and an excellent...
Located in UzèsRoom from 60 €

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Kyriad Nîmes Ouest
Located an 8-minute drive from the centre of Nîmes, this 3-star hotel is ideally located 2 km from the A9 motorway. You can browse the free Wi-Fi or relax...
Gard
Uzès/Pont du Gard : gites + piscine + rivière
2 gites dans propriété avec piscine partagée, jardin et parking clos, à 5mn à pied des plages du Gardon
http://www.chambres-pontdugard-uzes.fr 0680996128
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