Life in the heart of Gard Provençal
In the golden triangle made by Provence, Mont Ventoux and Lubéron in the east, Cévennes in the north and Camargue and the Mediterranean to the south, Uzès boasts an exceptional location.
Once the First Duchy of France and celebrated as a “Town of Art and History”, Uzès boasts a rich and varied landscape with scrubland and chalk gorges, a pleasant pace, a warm climate with 300 days of sunshine a year, architectural treasures and markets with the flavours and aromas of the south of France.
Charm, authenticity, tranquillity: living in Uzès is another lifestyle altogether.
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Distances from Uzès
- Nîmes – 35min – 25km
- Avignon – 50min – 40km
- Beaches – 1h – 70km
- Montpellier – 1h15min – 75km
- Marseille – 2h – 135 km
- Avignon – 45min – 40km
- Nîmes – 35min – 25km
- Montpellier – 1h15min – 80km
- Nîmes – Paris – 2h50min
- Nîmes – Brussels – 5h15min
- Nîmes – Geneva – 3 h 20 min
- Nîmes Alès Camargue Cévennes airport – 40 min
- Montpellier airport – 1 h
- Avignon airport – 1 h
- Marseille airport – 1 h 30 min
- Local shops, supermarket, shops and restaurants
- Traditional market on Wednesdays and Saturdays in Place aux Herbes
- Schools: primary and secondary schools
- Healthcare: Uzès hospital and other medical facilities
- Culture: cinema, theatre, media library
Pays d’Uzès: the exceptional surroundings of Gard Provençal
Uzès: Heritage, art & culture
Not to be missed in Uzès
- The Haribo Museum, Uzès National Stud Farm, the Duchy’s Château, the Medieval Garden, the Museum of Mediterranean Pottery, Musée 1900, Saint‐Quentin‐La‐Poterie: Town of Applied Arts, etc.
- The diversity of a prestigious terroir: wine, olive oil, cheese, honey, truffles and other wonderful flavours to enjoy.
- Expertise: living in Pays d’Uzès also means a certain know‐how in imagining, creating, producing, to show you all the expertise of our artists and craftsmen (art galleries, etc.).
- Life is slower here. Try things at a different pace for a peaceful, tranquil lifestyle. There are many sporting activities available (tennis, golf, swimming, horse riding, paragliding, walking, canoeing, kayaking, etc.).
Not to be missed in Gard
- Uzès is at the heart of Provençal diversity: with 6 UNESCO World Heritage sights including the Pont du Gard aqueduct, Avignon the Papal City, the amphitheatre in Orange, Roman ruins and Roman buildings in Arles, the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage route, the Caverne du Pont‐d’Arc. Picturesque beauty that defies time: four of France’s Most Beautiful Villages (Aiguèze, Montclus, La Roque‐sur‐Cèze, Lussan), three Villages of Character (Barjac, Lussan, Vézénobres), 3 Towns of Art and History (Nîmes, Uzès, Beaucaire),
- The legacy of the Roman era: the amphitheatres, the Jardins de la Fontaine, the Maison Carré Roman temple in Nîmes...
- Landscapes to discover: Cévennes National Park, an oxygen bubble of greenery in Gard, the Bamboo Park in Anduze, the Gardon Gorges, the Sautadet waterfalls...
- Exceptional UNESCO World Heritage sights: the Pont du Gard aqueduct, Saint‐Gilles Abbey and the beautiful landscapes of Les Causses and Cévennes.
- The last beach resort before the horizon: Le Grau‐du‐Roi, Port Camargue, the number 1 marina in Europe,
- The highest point in Gard: Mont Aigoual, a family‐oriented ski resort and the highest inhabited observatory in France.