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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

Uzès - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

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.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.0121100 (N 44° 0’ 44”)
Longitude4.4199460 (E 4° 25’ 12”)
AltitudeFrom 49m to 274m
Surface area25.41 km²
Population9012 inhabitants
Density354 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNîmes (24 km, 28 min)
Insee code30334
IntercommunalityCC Pays d'Uzès

Nearest cities & towns

Montaren-et-Saint-Médiers4.9 km (10 min)
Arpaillargues-et-Aureillac4.9 km (9 min)
Saint-Siffret5.3 km (10 min)
Saint-Maximin5.6 km (12 min)
Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie5.8 km (11 min)
Serviers-et-Labaume6.6 km (10 min)
Saint-Hippolyte-de-Montaigu7.1 km (10 min)
Vallabrix7.9 km (12 min)
Saint-Victor-des-Oules7.9 km (11 min)
Sanilhac-Sagriès8 km (13 min)
Aubussargues8.8 km (15 min)
Flaux8.9 km (12 min)
Blauzac8.9 km (15 min)
Argilliers9.6 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


Place aux Herbes
Place aux Herbes
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Uzès, cathedral
Uzès, cathedral
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Uzès, Hotel Entraigues
Uzès, Hotel Entraigues
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The Duchy
The Duchy
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Relax at a private Spa with garden and pool
Well-being65 € to 450 € Uzès
Oules Garden, a remarkable garden
Nature and the great outdoors3 € to 5 € Saint-Victor-des-Oules (6 km)
Canoeing in the Gardon Gorges
Sports sensations12 € to 23 € Collias (8.1 km)
Maiden flight over the Gard garrigue
Sports sensations60 € to 130 € Seynes (15.9 km)
Visit to the Chartreuse Mill - Bronzini House
Local flavoursFreeVilleneuve-lès-Avignon (31 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Hermitage
HikeEasy3h00Collias (8.1 km)
Dolmens walk
HikeEasy2h30Barjac (33 km)
Mine au Bois Dormant Path
HikeIntermediate3h00Robiac-Rochessadoule (37 km)
Sea of Rocks
HikeEasy1h00Sauve (38 km)
The lost trails
HikeIntermediate5h00Bonnevaux (50 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals