: Avignon (50min)
: Nimes or Avignon (50min)
: Bollène (north) or Remoulins (south)
: Grande motte (1h30)
: Uzès (20min)
: Saint Quentin la Poterie
Several tourist and historic sites to visit nearby: Duchy of Uzès, the Pont du Gard, Nîmes with its bull ring and Maison Carré, Avignon and the Popes' Palace, Arles and its arena, the Camargue and its horses, Haribo factory, the Gardon River and Ardèche canyons, the Anduze bamboo garden and its small steam train, the Haras d'Uzès famous equestrian center...A bit further is the Cevennes and its many villages, or you can visit the other side of the Rhône in Provence to see Les Baux-de-Provence, Gordes and Roussillon.
One of the most beautiful markets in the South of France takes place every Wednesday and Saturday in Uzès in the Place aux Herbes. Here you will find local products: fruits, vegetables, goat cheese, wines and local Mediterranean products, as well as soaps, pottery, linens and clothes.
During summer, you can head to the late-night markets of Uzès and the surrounding villages. There are music festivals in Pont du Gard, Blauzac (Jazz), and Uzès, among others. Local village festivals take place every weekend in the region with running of the bulls in the streets, music, food and children's activities.
For those who love gourmet cuisine and wine, you will love this area! You will be in the heart of Côtes du Rhône wine region . The well known Chateauneuf du Pape or Vacqueras are easily accessible by car for a day trip of wine tasting. The Foire aux Vins d’Uzès (wine fair), where the regions wines are showcased, takes place every year on the 2nd weekend of August,.
During winter, the Fête de la Truffe (truffle festival), occurs every 3rd weekend of January and offers fresh truffles, tastings, food and wine pairings, and a large dinner prepared by the Michelin starred chefs. It is possible to rent the house for the weekend only.
An instruction book is provided to you upon your arrival with local restaurant recommendations and places to visit. For questions concerning the activities of the region and events, please contact us or visit our blog 'Out & About Uzès'!