Gard, France

Gard, France

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Where to stay around Gard?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,540 holiday lettings near Gard. From 1,693 houses to 1,142 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gard is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Gard?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gard. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Uzès: 1,148 holiday homes
  • Nimes: 1,875 holiday homes
  • Saint-Maximin: 1,013 holiday homes
  • Saint-Gervais: 636 holiday homes
  • Aigues-Mortes: 2,227 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Gard! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Gard?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Gard with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Uzès: 1,148 holiday lettings
  • Nimes: 1,875 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Maximin: 1,013 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Gervais: 636 holiday lettings
  • Aigues-Mortes: 2,227 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Gard?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Gard are:

  • Ales (XAS): 1,980 self catering accommodations
  • Nimes (ZYN-Nimes SNCF Train Station): 2,657 self catering accommodations
  • Avignon (XZN-Avignon TGV Train Station): 5,471 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Gard?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Gard. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nimes Arena: 2,627 holiday rentals
  • Pont du Gard: 3,840 holiday rentals
  • Mas de l'Espiguette: 3,729 holiday rentals
  • Aigues-Mortes Salt Marshes: 3,713 holiday rentals
  • L'Aventure Mini Golf: 3,806 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gard listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday home or cottage in Gard your home away from home

Gard, France

Gard is a department in southern France, in the unspoilt rural region of Languedoc. Gard, France is a beautiful department, with stunning Mediterranean beaches, dramatic gorges running through the hills, and small stone villages basking in the summer sun. Gard is also steeped in tradition having been a Roman stronghold, and the local art, music and delicacies all have very distinct local flavours. Taking a holiday home in Gard gives you the freedom, space and privacy to relax and explore this wonderful area at your own pace.

Things to do in Gard, France

The Mediterranean beaches at the southern tip of Gard are very popular. A Gard cottage rental or a Gard rental villa in the medieval walled town of Aiges-Mortes will let you enjoy not only the history of this part of Gard, but also the sweeping beaches and modern resorts of Le Grau du Roi, Port Camargue and La Grande Motte.

Being a rural department, there is some fantastic walking and hiking to be enjoyed, with forested hills and dramatic gorges. There are some famous walks available from a cottage in Gard, arriving at the Pont du Gard in Nimes, and details of these can be found in tourist offices all around the department. Gard also offers exhilarating climbing in the Cevennes Mountains as well as mountain biking, horse riding in oak forests and canoeing in the Gorges du Gardon.

Cultural events, especially revolving around the music of Gard, are often held in Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres, and at these festivals, those in self-catering holiday villas in Gard can stock up on local delicacies and wine.

Places to holiday in Gard, France

The city of Nimes is world famous for the Roman architecture. Most famous is the Pont du Gard, a 2,000 year old Roman aqueduct. It was the biggest bridge ever built by the Romans, and to get a real sense of the size of it, why not try swimming underneath! There is also the best of the 70 remaining amphitheatres and a Roman temple in Nimes, which are well worth investigating. The controversial modern art museum of Carre d'Art is a must see for any lover of contemporary art.

The Cevennes National Park area is in the Mountains of Cevennes. The park is a wonderful area to relax and slow down whilst on holiday in Gard. The Aven Armand Cave is in the park, and bulls and flamingos can be seen grazing the delta of the Rhone.

Weather in Gard, France

Summers in Gard are long and warm. Temperatures are above 20°C from early spring until mid autumn, which means that walking or fishing holidays can be taken from a Gard holiday rental or villa long after the main tourist crowds have left the area.

Travel to Gard, France

Nimes Airport (FNI) is the main airport in Gard. British Airways and Ryanair often provide good deals, with cheap flights to Gard leaving from Stansted (STN), Luton (LTN), Liverpool (LPL) and Gatwick (LGW) daily.