Gajan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gajan in Gard

Photo is of Nimes at 13 km from Gajan

Visit Gajan: highlights and tourist information

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Gajan 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 Gajan in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nimes at 13 km and Sommieres at 16 km.

Gajan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nimes guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

Adults will enjoy seeing the many historic monuments in Sommieres, although children might prefer...

See Sommieres guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vezenobres guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Uzes guide


at 22 km (direction west)

There are numerous places of interest to discover as you explore the narrow ancient...

See Sauve guide


at 26 km (direction north-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 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Pont du Gard guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lussan guide


at 36 km (direction east)

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of Arles, Nimes and Avignon...

See Beaucaire guide


at 37 km (direction south)

The remarkable town of Aigues-Mortes is a fortified town that retains its entire medieval...

See Aigues-Mortes guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 37 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century castle on the banks of...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on the Rhone river, well...

See Tarascon guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

The small medieval village of Les Matelles makes a pleasant break from the coast...

See Les Matelles guide

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Map of places to visit near Gajan


Markets in and near Gajan

  • Calvisson: market Sunday (12km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (13km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (16km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (17km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (19km)
  • Uzes: market Saturday (21km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)

More information about Gajan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Gajan, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (41km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (21km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (13km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (28km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (40km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (45km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (33km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (38km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (41km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (45km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (45km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (40km)

Geography and distances

Gajan is in the south of France at 13 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Gajan is 570 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gajan

Canton: Saint-Mamert-du-Gard

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30730

Distance to Gajan

from Nimes (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 570 km

from Calais: 804 km

from Nice: 246 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 588 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fons, La Calmette, La Rouviere, Montagnac, Montignargues, Montpezat, Parignargues, Saint-Bauzely, Saint-Genies-de-Malgoires and Saint-Mamert-du-Gard.

This page in French: Visiter Gajan