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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

Sauve - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

Character village at the foot of the Cevennes, between sea and mountains. This city, proud of its history, has kept its medieval appearance and attract many artists and craftspeople. The town has just obtained the label "Ville et Métiers d'Art".

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.9407310 (N 43° 56’ 27”)
Longitude3.9494540 (E 3° 56’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 75m to 470m
Surface area31.56 km²
Population2024 inhabitants
Density64 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNîmes (40 km, 42 min)
Insee code30311
IntercommunalityCC du Piémont Cévenol

Nearest cities & towns

Conqueyrac4.3 km (5 min)
Quissac5.6 km (6 min)
Durfort-et-Saint-Martin-de-Sossenac6.6 km (10 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Crieulon7.5 km (9 min)
Logrian-Florian7.7 km (9 min)
Liouc8.4 km (10 min)
Fressac8.9 km (12 min)
Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort9.3 km (10 min)
Puechredon9.5 km (13 min)
Saint-Nazaire-des-Gardies10.5 km (14 min)
Canaules-et-Argentières11 km (13 min)
Bragassargues11.3 km (15 min)
Pompignan11.5 km (16 min)
Tornac11.9 km (14 min)
Orthoux-Sérignac-Quilhan12.1 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

See: Sea of ​​Rocks, the conservatory of the fork, turn the Mole, the ramparts, the Castellas, Fusterie, the synagogue, the mint, etc.

Treasure hunt for children from 6 years to discover the village of Sauve.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Every Saturday: weekly market.

Ascension: Market "Flower in the city."

May 1: flea market and open workshops.

The first weekend in June: Festival of popular violins.

Mid-July: potters market.

Every Tuesday evening in July and August, unexpected visits by candlelight.

Thursday from Sauve: free concerts in the city.

Throughout the summer, many exhibitions (painting, sculpture, ceramics, etc.).

The last weekend of August, votive festival of the village.


Village Sauve
Village Sauve
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See photo
Roquevaire Castle
Roquevaire Castle
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Rocks Sea
Rocks Sea
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Rue du Vieux Pont
Rue du Vieux Pont
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At dusk
At dusk
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Sea Rocks
Sea Rocks
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Friday 22 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 26°C
Saturday 23 september
Min. 12°C - Max. 27°C
Sunday 24 september
Min. 12°C - Max. 29°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Bamboo and steam train from Anduze.

Silk Museum in Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort.


Children's Village in Montagnac.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden flight over the Gard garrigue
Sports sensations60 € to 130 € Seynes (33 km)
Shopping for regional products at Le Panier d'Aimé
Local flavoursFreeMontpellier (37 km)
Montpellier pass: visits, activities, museums and transport included
Culture and education15 € Montpellier (37 km)
Half day around vineyards and olive groves in Languedoc: visits and tastings
Local flavours65 € Montpellier (37 km)
Half-day in Languedoc vineyards and tastings
Local flavours65 € Montpellier (38 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Sea of Rocks
Vineyard trail
HikeEasy1h15Brissac (21 km)
Mine au Bois Dormant Path
HikeIntermediate3h00Robiac-Rochessadoule (40 km)
Outing to Les Esperelles and Ancise Pass
HikeIntermediate3h00Ventalon-en-Cévennes (40 km)
Walk to Navacelles
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (42 km)


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