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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

On the tourist route from Anduze in Saint-Jean-du-Gard.

Its history is marked by religious persecution against the Protestants for three centuries, until 1787, and particularly after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes (1680) whose Camisards War and the deportation of all its Protestant inhabitants, men, women and children in 1703.

Geographical information

Latitude44.1110070 (N 44° 6’ 40”)
Longitude3.9434910 (E 3° 56’ 37”)
AltitudeFrom 140m to 691m
Surface area30.76 km²
Population605 inhabitants
Density19 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNîmes (56 km, 1h05)
Insee code30168
IntercommunalityCA Alès Agglomération

Nearest cities & towns

Générargues6.6 km (9 min)
Saint-Jean-du-Gard8.6 km (14 min)
Saint-Sébastien-d'Aigrefeuille10.2 km (13 min)
Anduze10.7 km (15 min)
Boisset-et-Gaujac14 km (20 min)
Saint-Paul-la-Coste14.1 km (21 min)
Saint-Jean-du-Pin14.5 km (18 min)
Corbès14.8 km (22 min)
Peyrolles14.9 km (23 min)
Tornac15.6 km (22 min)
Bagard16.3 km (20 min)
Massillargues-Attuech17.4 km (25 min)
Saint-Félix-de-Pallières18.2 km (27 min)
Alès18.3 km (25 min)

Things to see and do

Trabuc cave and caving.

Desert Museum (the Mecca of Protestantism) at Mas Soubeyran.

Camisards bridge.

Abarines deck.

The hamlets, all ancient and typical, that make up the town: Mialet, Paussanel, Paussan, Luzi, Le Mas Soubeyran the Baumelle, The Puech, Aubignac, The Aigladines, and Pégairolles Brugairolles.

Gardon and bathing, especially between Abarines and Plans, with boulders rolled and polished granite, and limestone cliff with his Corbières impressive.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

The Arts and Crafts Fair organized annually by the municipality during the first half of August, at the community hall Monplaisir.

The first Sunday in September, Annual Meeting secular Protestants, outdoors in the ownership of the Desert Museum with common worship.


Thursday 21 september
Min. 4°C - Max. 26°C
Friday 22 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 26°C
Saturday 23 september
Min. 12°C - Max. 22°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Cevennes steam train.

Bambouseraie Prafrance.

Practice for many hikes to discover the Cevennes.

Adventure Park on the border with Générargues.

In Saint-Jean-du-Gard Cevennes Museum and Aquarium.

A Anduze music museum, the circuit of dolmens (see Office of Tourism).

The House of Thoiras Hike with all cultural activities, sports, excursions or tours of potential discoveries.

Markets diurnal Saint-Jean-du-Gard, Tuesday morning, and Anduze, on Thursday morning. For the night markets, colorful, summer, on Tuesday evening at Anduze and Thursday evening at St. Jean du Gard.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden flight over the Gard garrigue
Sports sensations60 € to 130 € Seynes (27 km)
Relax at a private Spa with garden and pool
Well-being110 € to 450 € Uzès (41 km)
Show at the farm theatre
Entertainment12 € Lablachère (44 km)
Canoeing in the Gardon Gorges
Sports sensations12 € to 23 € Collias (46 km)
Visit the House of Water and its old mill
Culture and education6 € Saint-Jean-du-Bruel (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Sea of Rocks
HikeEasy1h00Sauve (18.9 km)
Outing to Les Esperelles and Ancise Pass
HikeIntermediate3h00Ventalon-en-Cévennes (21 km)
Mine au Bois Dormant Path
HikeIntermediate3h00Robiac-Rochessadoule (23 km)
The lost trails
HikeIntermediate5h00Bonnevaux (29 km)
Path along the ridges of Mount Lozère
HikeEasy2h00Pont-de-Montvert-Sud-Mont-Lozère (32 km)


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