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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

The village of Avèze grew up at the foot of the Causse de Blandas and extends to Vigan by the suburb Rochebelle. Its picturesque streets, quaint mansions once alternated with mills, farms and apple orchards that lined the valley bottoms.

The town has a large hydraulic heritage and keeps the memory of many families and figures that have marked the history of the Cevennes : the Vabres- Beaufort, Montcalm, the caver Robert Joly...

Geographical information

Latitude43.9705680 (N 43° 58’ 14”)
Longitude3.6006680 (E 3° 36’ 2”)
AltitudeFrom 220m to 502m
Surface area4.14 km²
Population1111 inhabitants
Density268 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNîmes (51 mi, 1h31)
Insee code30026
IntercommunalityCC du Pays Viganais

Nearest cities & towns

Le Vigan2.2 mi (7 min)
Molières-Cavaillac2.3 mi (9 min)
Pommiers3.3 mi (10 min)
Aulas3.4 mi (11 min)
Bréau-Mars3.4 mi (12 min)
Montdardier4.1 mi (11 min)
Bez-et-Esparon4.3 mi (12 min)
Arre4.8 mi (12 min)
Arphy5.7 mi (16 min)
Mandagout6.5 mi (19 min)
Saint-Bresson6.6 mi (18 min)
Rogues7.1 mi (17 min)
Roquedur7.6 mi (22 min)
Arrigas7.8 mi (20 min)

Things to see and do

Chateau de Montcalm (historical monument).

Teissier said Lou Castelet castle.

Old Bridge to the 18th century (historical monument).

Former bathhouse Cauvalat.

Deck foam.

Belgian Cemetery (War 1914-1918).


Cedar of Lebanon
Cedar of Lebanon
See photo


Thursday 15 june
Min. 14°C - Max. 24°C
Friday 16 june
Min. 12°C - Max. 27°C
Saturday 17 june
Min. 13°C - Max. 31°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Immersion in the Cévenole Forest
Nature and the great outdoors24 € Dourbies (9.2 mi)
Canoe-kayak on the Hérault for all
Nature and the great outdoors32 € to 46 € Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert (16.6 mi)
Workout in the countryside
Sports sensations35 € to 140 € Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert (19.8 mi)
Canoe kayak hire in the Tarn Gorges
Sports sensations14 € to 25 € Mostuéjouls (26 mi)
Climbing or via ferrata in the Causses
Sports sensations40 € Mostuéjouls (26 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Vineyard trail
HikeEasy1h15Brissac (8.2 mi)
Walk to Navacelles
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (9.1 mi)
Visit to a Knights Templar village
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (9.1 mi)
Serres of Blaquererie
HikeEasy4h00La Couvertoirade (14.7 mi)
Sea of Rocks
HikeEasy1h00Sauve (17.5 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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