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Les Gorges du Gardon
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From LaBastide de Canaules, uou benefit from an ideal position which will give you access to many activities and visits about  a quarter of an hour by car. Cévennes, Pont du Gard, Gorges du Gardon, Cévennes Steam Train or even the Bambouseraie, so many activities located next door.

nature & SPORTS

  An ideal environment for walks and outdoor sports  

The Cévennes

The Cévennes National Park is the largest park located in metropolitan France. In 2011, it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The village of Canaules & Argentières is located at the gates of the Cévennes, an ideal base from which to explore.

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Les Cevennes - Su Westerman

The Camargue Gardoise

At less than 1 hour, you will discover the Camargue Gardoise, an exceptional cultural and natural heritage. Flamingos, gray herons, wild bulls and even the Camargue horse await you.

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La Camargue Gardoise - Nathalie

The Gardon's Gorges

The gardon's gorges have been designated as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO. The canyons dug by the Gardon in a natural environment are the perfect pretext for beautiful hikes. They are located less than 30 minutes from the Bastide de Canaules.

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Les Gorges du Gardon - helen@littlethorp

Sports activities

The Gard is a land of hiking, whether by mountain bike through the vineyards of Piémont Cévénol by mountain bike, in the Cévennes or on foot from the Bastide de Canaules. The region offers numerous sports close to nature: rock climbing, canyoning, caving, kayaking and many others.

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VTT dans les Cevennes - odjau

LOCAL PRODUCTS & GASTRONOMY

  A region that has been able to keep its authenticity  

Provencal Markets

The Gard has managed to preserve the atmosphere and the richness of the outdoor markets in the purest Provençal tradition from Uzège to Cévennes passing through the Rhone Valley. You will have the choice between fifty day or night markets. Uzes offers one of the most beautiful markets in France with its 360 exhibitors and 70 producers.

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Le marché d'Uzès - Pierre Pouliquin

Local Products

Prepare youself to take a culinary journey rich in flavor. Indeed, the Gard is a region that can be recognized with high quality local products: Cévennes sweet onions, Pélardon, figs, olive oil, chestnut or honey all great products quality easy to find through the open markets or at the many good restaurants in the region.

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LesProduits du Terroir du Gard - Modesti

The vineyards

No longer "cheap wine", the Gard now offers wines in full qualitative ascent through five vineyards which each assert their original personality with one of the strongest organic production in France . La Bastide de Canaules is located right in one of these in the Piémont Cévenol. With no less than 14 medals won at the Paris Agricultural Show, the winemakers around Canaules and Argentières are undoubtedly the big winners of this 2019 edition. We invite you to taste these wines at Saint-Jean-de-Serres, at Domaine Terres d'Hachène, Domaine de l'Orviel or even Domaine de Roux, all located less than 10 minutes from La Bastide de Canaules.

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Les Vignobles du Piemont Cevenol - jean-

where to eat ?

You will find many good restaurants, in the immediate vicinity, which offer local cuisine but also several starred-restaurants in the area.

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Le marché d'Uzès - Pierre Pouliquin

Culture & Leisure

  A rich area in cultural or family activities  

Roman Culture

The Gard has the richest Roman heritage in France with the best-preserved arenas in the world in Nîmes. But also, the Pont Gard, the highest known aqueduct bridge in the Roman world which allowed Nîmes to be supplied with 40,000 m3 of water by an aqueduct which took its source 50 km north in Uzès. Also, La Maison Carrée in Nîmes, the Camp de César in Laudun-l'Ardoise and many other sites to visit ...

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Le Pont du Gard - Bruno Malfondet

The Bambouseraie

At less than a quarter of an hour, near Anduze, you can offer yourself a getaway in a little corner of paradise in one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in France with more than 1,000 varieties of bamboo, majestic sequoia , Banana trees, a Laotian bamboo village or even a superb Japanese garden ... a journey out of time.

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La Bambouseraie - Denis Thuillier

The Cévennes' steamtrain

In Anduze, at less than a quarter of an hour, we invite you on a journey back in time aboard a locomotive from the 1900s. You travel in the direction of Saint-Jean-du-Gard via the Bambouseraie and the typical landscapes. of the Cévennes. At the end of the trip, The "Guingette" awaits you for a tasting of local products.

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Le Train a Vapeur des Cevennes - thierry

CHARACTER VILLAGES

There are many villages of character in the Gard that you will discover during your walks around. Near Canaules & Argentières, we advise you to visit Sauve, a medieval village, very lively, with many small stalls where artisans will sell you their products. On the top of the village, you can explore the Sea of Rocks, a magical spectacle crossed by many paths in the center of which stands the Château de Roquevaire. Vézénobres is one of the most beautiful medieval hilltop village in France, the ruins of its castle dominates the village and will offer you a magnificent view of the Cévennes and the Garrigue. You can also visit the old town of Anduze or a little further Uzès, which has perfectly restored its buildings with a rich past or even Sommières and its fortress, its ramparts and its many other traces of the past.

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Vezenobres- Jean-Marc Bilquez

Our interactive map

  The full map of activities in the Cévennes, Gard and beyond  

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