Discover all the treasures of our beautiful region!
In the valley you will find lots of typical villages classified as "villages de caractère" or "Plus beaux villages de France". It is also the perfect place to practice outdoor activities
Saint Ambroix... welcome to our medieval village!
The medieval town of Saint Ambroix, located at the gateway to the Cévennes National Park, is the former silk capital. You will love to stroll through its medieval streets and admire the 19th century bourgeois houses.
The Guisquet Tower, built around 1850, has been restored and continues to be the village sentinel. It is the setting for the “Légende du Volo Biou”.
The Roman- style chapel du Dugas, built in 1867, is a fortress-like chapel; it has a large tower with a statue of the Virgin on top.
The annual festival takes place the 5 August and the mass is always celebrated in the square on the Sunday closest to this date
Located about 1 hour drive from the campsite, this exceptional site is just fascinating!
This Roman amphitheatre built towards the end of the 1st century is the best preserved amphitheatres from the Roman world and is absolutely worth a visit!
Located between Uzès and Remoulins, near Nîmes, approximately 50 minutes drive from the campsite, this Unesco listed aqueduct is the most visited site in France.
This is an 48 metres high ancient Roman aqueduct bridge built in the first century AD, it has three tiers of arches made from shelly limestone and stands. You will find a museum, a playground, restaurants and a bar on site.
Ardèche Gorges in Vallon Pont d'Arc
Exceptional natural site located at + - 20 minutes drive from the campsite de la Tour in Saint Ambroix, is formed by vertiginous 300 meters high cliffs and an wonderfull wild canyon.
To be discovered by canoe, by car or on foot. It is the birds of prey’s favourite place for reproduction. You can see Peregrine Falcons, Bonelli Eagles and Egyptian Vultures.
Générargues Bamboo Garden
Magnificent exotic garden unique in Europe located 35 minutes from the campsite de La Tour in the Gard!
Stroll through the plant labyrinth, the water garden, the Laotian village, the Vallon du Dragon...you will love it!!
Sautadet waterfall in La Roque-sur-Cèze
This exceptional natural site consists of a spectacular succession of waterfalls, rapids, faults and cavities called "chaudrons" or "marmites de géant" where the water rushes in. Only 30 minutes driving from the campsite.more info
Cocalière cave in the Cévennes
One of the most beautiful caves in France located between Alès and Aubenas in the Ardèche, only 10 minutes driving from the campsite de la Tour in Saint Ambroix.more info
Cévennes steam train
You can go on the Cévennes steam train going from Anduze to Saint Jean du Gard to discover the Gardons valley and enjoy exceptional views.
Rousson Prehistoric Museum
Rousson Prehistoric Museum is located 10 minutes drive from the campsite de La Tour. Travel back in time since the appearance of life on Earth until the end of prehistory wandering between scenes and reconstructed landscapes animated by life-size characters.more info
Classified as “Most Beautiful Villages of France”, La Roque-sur-Cèze village is located in the north of the Gard, in the heart of the very green Cèze valley and stands on a rocky peak surrounded by vineyards and forests.
The famous Sautadet waterfalls are also located here.
Charming village overlooking the Ardèche river, where medieval architecture blends with typical southern architecture of the Occitania region.more info
Chauvet-Caverne du Pont d'Arc cave
An incredible journey back in time at Grotte Chauvet 2, a perfect replica of this exceptional cave located a few kilometres from the original.
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it was discovered in 1994 by 3 cavers, Jean-Marie Chauvet, Éliette Brunel and Christian Hillaire.
Montclus is an authentic village in the heart of the Gard Provençal, in the Occitanie region, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France.
It is located on the banks of the river Cèze and surrounded by lavender and vineyards.
With its narrow streets and medieval houses, it feels like the Middle Ages!
Between the gorges of the Cèze and the Ardèche, at the gateway to the Cévennes, Barjac is a Renaissance village that has been renovated (narrow streets, squares, houses…).
A walk in the Ronze woods watching the exceptional neolithic remains is a must!
Located iIn the heart of the Cèze Valley in the north Gard, Goudargues is a charming little village nicknamed the "Venice of the Gard" for the canals that run through it.
The village also has a rich architectural heritage and has developed around its 12th century cloister.
About twenty kilometers north of Uzès, the medieval Lussan town (entirely pedestrian), its 15th century castle, its ramparts are perched on a rocky peak overlooking the scrubland which offers a magnificent panorama of the Cévennes, the Ardèche and Mont Ventoux mountains.
Also famous for its Concluses, a series of long wild gorges dug into the limestone and the 5.6 m standing stone of the Pierre Plantée, a vestige of prehistory.
Uzès, « City of Art and History »
Located within the triangle formed by Alès, Avignon and Nîmes. This charming medieval town is a maze of narrow streets, shady squares, 17th and 18th century mansions, beautiful arcaded houses... and its beautiful castle.
It has almost 40 buildings listed as Historic Monuments. Since the 13th century, the well-known Provencal market of Uzès has taken place on the Place aux Herbes. Every Wednesday and Saturday... quality local products… in a friendly atmosphere!
Alès 25 minutes from the campsite de la Tour
Alès is situated at the gateway to the Cévennes. In the 19th century, it was the main coal mining area in the Cévennes.
The industrial archaeology museum offers a journey over than 600m in the old mine-school galleries where all the techniques of exploitation have been reconstructed.
Also worth a visit : The Hermitage hill, Fort Vauban, the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Cathedral, the PAB museum.
In our beautiful region there is no lack of markets : Montclus, Barjac, Alès, Méjannes le Clap...a market every day!
The Cévennes market in Saint Ambroix takes place every Tuesday morning.
And if you prefer night markets, there are also many during the summer: Saint Ambroix, Molières-sur-Cèze, Alès, Anduze