Baron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Uzes at 11 km from Baron

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Baron is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Baron in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Uzes at 11 km and Vezenobres at 11 km.

Baron, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval centre of Uzes is interesting to explore, then perhaps visit the extensive...

See Uzes guide


at 11 km (direction west)

The village of Vézénobres, north-west of Nimes, is a delightful small village quite overlooked...

See Vezenobres guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

Lussan is a pretty village of character in Languedoc-Roussillon with two ancient castles...

See Lussan guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an extraordinary feat of engineering...

See Pont du Gard guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a canal in the Gard...

See Goudargues guide


at 24 km (direction west)

The historic heart of Anduze, with its small squares and medieval houses, is very...

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 24 km (direction west)

We enjoyed walking through the alleys of bamboo at the bamboo garden at Prafrance...

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

Nimes contains some of the most complete ancient Roman monuments to be seen anywhere...

See Nimes guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

Saint-Ambroix is an interesting town, in part because of the ruined castles and the...

See Saint-Ambroix guide
La Roque-sur-Ceze

La Roque-sur-Ceze

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

It is very lovely exploring the steep streets in the ancient village of La...

See La Roque-sur-Ceze guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting historic centre in the north...

See Cornillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

Montclus is a tiny but beautiful village in a lovely setting on the Cèze...

See Montclus guide


at 29 km (direction east)

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an ancient castle on the hill...

See Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

Barjac is a historic market town in the lovely countryside of he northern Gard...

See Barjac guide

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Markets in and near Baron

  • Uzes: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (24km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (25km)
  • Remoulins: market Friday (25km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Baron, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Baron, France

What to do at Baron? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Baron.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (42km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (49km)
  • Glanum (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (11km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (49km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (50km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (24km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (24km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (45km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (46km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (46km)
  • Jardin des herbes (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades du Sautadet (25km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (36km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (37km)
  • Bois de Païolive (38km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (46km)
  • Mont Lozère (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (18km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (48km)

Geography and distances

Baron is in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Baron is 555 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baron

Canton: Saint-Chaptes

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30700

Distance to Baron

from Nimes (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 555 km

from Calais: 789 km

from Nice: 242 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 570 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Baron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigaliers, Aubussargues, Castelnau-Valence, Collorgues, Euzet, Foissac, Saint-Dezery, Saint-Jean-de-Ceyrargues, Saint-Maurice-de-Cazevieille and Serviers-et-Labaume.

This page in French: Visiter Baron