Fontareches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontareches: highlights and tourist information

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Fontareches is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 31 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Fontareches is 551 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lussan at 8 km and Uzes at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontareches, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fontareches in Occitanie.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Gard

Map of places to visit near Fontareches

Markets in and near Fontareches

  • Uzes: market Saturday (11km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Bagnols-sur-Ceze: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Remoulins: market Friday (21km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (23km)
  • Pont-Saint-Esprit: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Sunday (24km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Piolenc: market Monday (27km)

More information about Fontareches, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fontareches, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontareches.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (33km)
  • Glanum (48km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (11km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (48km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (31km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (37km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (39km)
  • Jardin des herbes (40km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (49km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (50km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades du Sautadet (11km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (27km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (31km)
  • Bois de Païolive (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontareches

Canton: Lussan

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 30580

Distance to Fontareches

from Nimes (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 551 km

from Calais: 785 km

from Nice: 231 km

from Bordeaux: 406 km

from Strasbourg: 559 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belvezet, La Bastide-d'Engras, La Bruguiere, Lussan, Pougnadoresse, Saint-Andre-D'Olerargues, Saint-Laurent-la-Vernede, Saint-Marcel-de-Careiret and Vallabrix.

This page in French: Visiter Fontareches