Uzès, Gard

Uzès Checklist:

Uzès is a medieval town in proximity to Arlès, Nîmes and Avignon in the Gard region of France. 17th-18th century mansions line the maze of little lanes and shaded squares with cafes and restaurants which sprawl out onto their terraces- perfect for a refreshing beverage before visiting this pretty town.

-Shop on the Saturday morning market at Place aux Herbs

-Visit the medieval garden next to Place aux Herbs. There are 450 varieties of edible, culinary, ornamental and medicinal plants used in medieval times. Admire the contemporary art and climb the 100 steps of the King Tower for fabulous views over Uzès

Gothic chapel with beautiful stained glass windows

Louis XVIII – XVI apartments furnished with woodwork, chandeliers, tapestries and paintings

-Climb the Bermonde Tower: a primitive keep from the 11th century with views over Uzès

The 18th century town hall. Its southern façade is ornamented with pilasters and its inner courtyard is a venue for concerts during summer

-Visit the 1870’s neo-Romanesque Saint-Théodroit Cathedral and see one of the oldest organs in France from 1670

The Uzès Tower has the only cylindrical bell tower in France

Bishop’s Palace: now the tribunal and the Geoges Borias Museum which displays the history of Uzès from prehistoric times to present

Eure valley: Lovely shaded spot for picnics, a fitness trail, playground, football pitch and the draining basin for the Roman aqueduct that supplies water to Nîmes

-Visit The Brasserie Artisanale Meduz and have a taste

-Visit Nîmes, Avignon and the Pont du Gard

-National Stud Farm of Uzès for horse lovers

-Kids will love the HARIBO factory

Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Nearest towns and villages

Montaren-et-Saint-Médiers4kmSee map
Saint-Siffret6kmSee map
Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, 307006kmSee Map
Nîmes24.5kmSee map
Avignon39kmSee map


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How to get there

Train: Avignon (43 mins)

Plane: Avignon (55 mins) Montpellier (1:10 mins)

Car: See map

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