Tourism - Gard

Gard is a French department located in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. It is surrounded by the departments of Bouches-du-Rhône, Ardèche, Vaucluse, Hérault, Aveyron and Lozère. The highest point in the department is Mount Aigoual (1567 m) located in the Cévennes. Gard is a welcoming department where the sun shines 250 days a year on average and that benefits from 23 km of seacoast, 465 listed monuments, 3,000 km of walking paths and the biggest marina in Europe Port-Camargues.

Places of interests include: Olive oil mills, the bamboo forest of Prafrance, the largest in Europe located near Andruze, the Cosmos and Sun theme Park near Avignon, the famous Pont du Gard, a magnificent roman vestige, the medieval city of Aigues-Morte, the Rhône Valley with towns like Beaucaire and Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, the Magne Tower and the garden of the fountain of Nîmes.

Finally, Nîmes, the main city in the Gard department that combines contemporary art with historical heritage and organise shows in the arenas and several festivals take place throughout the year such as the famous Nîmes Feria in May.

Top tourist cities in Gard


Tourism Nimes

Nîmes is the capital of the Gard department. The city has a rich history, dating from the Roman Empire, and it is a well-known tourist destination. It has an amazing Roman Coliseum that is the second biggest after Rome's. The Arenas is a Roman Amphitheatre, ...

Must : Arènes de Nîmes, Maison Carrée, La Tour Magne


Tourism Ales

With its 200 religious organizations, its two free museums, its theatres and its many festive demonstrations throughout the year (Carnav' Ales, Feria of l'Ascension, Celebrate Music, Alès is a town of culture and distractions. The Crater Theatre, ...

Must : Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste , Le Musée de la Mine Témoin , Le Musée Minéralogique de l'Ecole des Mines d'Alès


Tourism Le Vigan

Organized around the place du Quai vast esplanade with trees and commercial center of the city, Vigan retains wide planning of the past and the proximity between its different parts. Sights in Vigan Claws in Vigan Park of chestnut Castle d'Assas 18 th ...

Must : Musée Cévénol