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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

Tharaux - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gard

Small village built around a hill on the border of Uzège, Tharaux proudly shows its traditional houses built of stone and the remains of its medieval past.

Perched on its rocky outcrop, Tharaux has preserved its character protected site, with its winding pedestrian streets, shaded and cool.

The village offers an exceptional view of the entrance of the gorge Ceze. You can also footpaths from the village to discover the typical vegetation and changing home to fauna and flora, rich and partly protected. They lead you through shaded valleys to gorge Cèze ... Throughout these trails, you will find potholes, caves, dolmens, clap, mas ... and you can admire the many views available in the Cevennes, the Alps, the Tanargue.

Geographical information

Latitude44.2413570 (N 44° 14’ 29”)
Longitude4.3109230 (E 4° 18’ 39”)
AltitudeFrom 96m to 346m
Surface area9.52 km²
Population57 inhabitants
Density5 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNîmes (36 mi, 1h04)
Insee code30327
IntercommunalityCC de Cèze Cévennes

Nearest cities & towns

Rochegude1.2 mi (5 min)
Rivières2.7 mi (8 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Maruéjols-et-Avéjan2.7 mi (11 min)
Méjannes-le-Clap3.7 mi (15 min)
Saint-Denis4.2 mi (9 min)
Allègre-les-Fumades5.3 mi (13 min)
Saint-Sauveur-de-Cruzières5.7 mi (17 min)
Potelières6 mi (13 min)
Barjac6.6 mi (15 min)
Fons-sur-Lussan6.6 mi (18 min)
Saint-Victor-de-Malcap6.7 mi (15 min)
Saint-Julien-de-Cassagnas7.8 mi (19 min)
Navacelles7.8 mi (16 min)
Saint-André-de-Cruzières8 mi (21 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities


The village
The village
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The church and town hall
The church and town hall
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Cèze at the foot of the village
Cèze at the foot of the village
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The Hole in the Moon!
The Hole in the Moon!
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Monday 24 september
Min. 15°C - Max. 25°C
Tuesday 25 september
Min. 13°C - Max. 26°C
Wednesday 26 september
Min. 11°C - Max. 28°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoeing in the Cèze gorges and valley
Sports sensations11 € Goudargues (8.1 mi)
Maiden flight over the Gard garrigue
Sports sensations60 € to 130 € Seynes (8.7 mi)
Canoe-kayak on the Ardèche, suitable for all
Sports sensations19 € to 45 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (11.6 mi)
Horse ride in Païolive wood
Sports sensations20 € Berrias-et-Casteljau (11.7 mi)
Canoe-kayak hire in the Ardèche Gorges
Sports sensations19 € to 45 € Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (11.9 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Dolmens walk
HikeEasy1h45Barjac (4.9 mi)
Mine au Bois Dormant Path
HikeIntermediate3h00Robiac-Rochessadoule (9.4 mi)
Winemaker's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Lablachère (15.8 mi)
Basilica of Our Lady (Notre-Dame) and megalithic bridge
Village visitEasy1h15Lablachère (16.1 mi)
The lost trails
HikeIntermediate5h00Bonnevaux (16.5 mi)


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