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Aumessas is a village of several hamlets and neighborhoods with a typical habitat granite and schist. The town is crossed by two rivers : the Albagne and Bavezon. The two join to form a river that flows into the Arre at the place called " Three Bridges ".

Several times have shaped the village : the Wars of Religion, the epic of sericulture and the construction of the railway track. Part of the town is located in the heart area of the Cevennes National Park, and another peripheral area. Directive Natura 2000 protects an area. Aumessas also holds the flowered Village label.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.9913040 (N 43° 59’ 29”)
Longitude3.5038740 (E 3° 30’ 14”)
AltitudeFrom 332m to 1449m
Surface area21.45 km²
Population241 inhabitants
Density11 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNîmes (94 km, 1h44)
Insee code30025
IntercommunalityCC du Pays Viganais

Nearest cities & towns

Arrigas3.5 km (6 min)
Arre5.3 km (8 min)
Bez-et-Esparon6.3 km (10 min)
Alzon9.4 km (11 min)
Mars9.6 km (17 min)
Molières-Cavaillac10.6 km (16 min)
Avèze12.9 km (18 min)
Campestre-et-Luc13.4 km (18 min)
Aulas14.3 km (19 min)
Bréau-et-Salagosse14.3 km (20 min)
Le Vigan15.1 km (20 min)
Arphy17.9 km (24 min)
Pommiers18.3 km (26 min)
Sauclières19.3 km (23 min)
Blandas19.3 km (25 min)

Things to see and do

The temple, the church, the viaduct bridge, the bridge lazy, Fountain Square, the station, the Caladon.

Events and festivities

Kermesse the first Sunday in August at the village hall.


Thursday 21 september
Min. 4°C - Max. 26°C
Friday 22 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 26°C
Saturday 23 september
Min. 12°C - Max. 22°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit the House of Water and its old mill
Culture and education6 € Saint-Jean-du-Bruel (12.2 km)
Canoe-kayak on the Hérault for all
Nature and the great outdoors32 € to 46 € Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert (29 km)
Canoe kayak hire in the Tarn Gorges
Sports sensations14 € to 19 € Mostuéjouls (34 km)
Via Ferrata or Canyoning in the Tarn Gorges
Sports sensations39 € Millau (36 km)
Two-seater tandem paraglider flight over the Grands Causses
Sports sensations60 € to 150 € Millau (36 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk to Navacelles
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (7.9 km)
Visit to a Knights Templar village
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (7.9 km)
Serres of Blaquererie
HikeEasy4h00La Couvertoirade (17.3 km)
Vineyard trail
HikeEasy1h15Brissac (20 km)
Saint-Gervais Path
HikeIntermediate4h00Hures-la-Parade (31 km)


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