November 18, 2017

Every Saturdays and Wednesdays in Uzès one can enjoy the smell of Provence at the farmers market where local producers offer stands of various products such as olive oil, local wines, goat cheeses, fresh organic poultries, sausages and meats from the Cévennes, herbs fr...

November 18, 2017

Often called “little (or French) Tuscany” for its vineyards separated by dark cypresses, village squares, country mansions, culture, and its Renaissance buildings, the Uzège (350 sq. miles or 900 km² around Uzès, just West of the Avignon and the Rhône, and North of Nîm...

November 17, 2017

Centuries old and completely restored, Uzès (pop. 9,000 - up to 20,000 during the summer) has retained an architectural heritage that spreads over a landscape dotted with villages and planted with fruit trees, vines and truffle oaks. It is a jewel of a town with one of...

November 16, 2017

Most books on Provence include Uzès, at the Western edge of the first ‘province’ of the Roman Empire outside Italy, in an area where many remains of the Empire can be found (including amphitheaters at Nîmes, the Roman aqueduct known as the Pont du Gard, and numerous ro...

November 15, 2017

The Uzège (also called “Gard Provençal”) boasts a Mediterranean climate, with typical south European vegetation with olive trees, vineyards, palm trees, garrigue scrublands, fig trees, apricot and cherry trees. It gets 250 to 300 days of sun a year, and temperatures re...

November 13, 2017

Different paths lead to some very pretty villages, including Saint Quentin la Poterie, which gave new impetus to the traditional pottery of Languedoc by welcoming a number of potters. In the north east of Uzès, are the villages of the Tave river valley. There are no ci...

November 11, 2017

In this region north-west of Uzès, the foothills of the Cévennes rise gently to embrace the Mediterranean sun. Here, nature is still a beautiful wilderness. All around the beautiful village of Lussan, various paths thread their way towards small villages and hamlets th...

November 10, 2017

Known the world over, the Pont du Gard, dominates the south east of Uzès. Some villages with beautiful beaches follow the curving banks of the river; others, such as Castillon du Gard, are situated high on the hills. Many have buildings that are constructed with the ch...

November 9, 2017

In this part of the Rhône Valley vineyards predominate. Wandering across the sun-drenched landscapes, from Pougnadoresse, you will discover vineyard-covered plains, the oppidum of Caesar’s camp, as well as numerous Romanesque chapels, medieval sites, and picturesque vi...

November 8, 2017

From the village of Dions towards the West, the Gard river takes on a new presence. Stepping out of its gorges (after Collias, Sanilhac, Dions), it becomes the Gardonnenque, the region between Provence and the Cevennes hills. Agricultural plaines, with nice villages up...

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