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Portes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Portes in Gard

Photo is of Saint-Ambroix at 14 km from Portes

Visit Portes: highlights and tourist information

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Portes is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Ambroix at 14 km and Banne at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Portes, 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 Portes in Occitanie.

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

Saint-Ambroix

Saint-Ambroix

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Ambroix guide
Banne

Banne

at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Ardeche department

The exceptional views from Banne are the highlight, and the streets of...

See Banne guide
Naves

Naves

at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Ardeche department

Stroll through the pretty village of Naves and you will see progressively...

See Naves guide
Anduze

Anduze

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Anduze guide
 
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Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lozere department

The village of Le Pont-de-Montvert is one of the prettiest villages in...

See Le Pont de Montvert guide
Vezenobres

Vezenobres

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vezenobres guide
Barjac

Barjac

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Barjac guide
Joyeuse

Joyeuse

at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Ardeche department

Explore the castle and medieval centre of Joyeuse - then head to...

See Joyeuse guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved...

See La Garde-Guerin guide
Labeaume

Labeaume

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ardeche department

Both the medieval village and the river beach combine to make Labeaume...

See Labeaume guide
Lussan

Lussan

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lussan guide
Montclus

Montclus

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Montclus guide
Vallon Pont d'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ardeche department

Because of the proximity to the Gorges de l'Ardeche and the lively...

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Portes

 
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Markets in and near Portes

  • Besseges: market Thursday (7km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (17km)
  • Villefort: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (24km)
  • Le Pont du Montvert: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)

Hotels near Portes

More information about Portes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Portes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (11km)
  • Bois de Païolive (19km)
  • Mont Lozère (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (37km)
  • Mont Aigoual (39km)
  • Tanargue (39km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (41km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (41km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (42km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (46km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (47km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Portes is in the south of France at 55 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Portes is 526 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Portes

Canton: Génolhac

Arrondissement: Alès

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30530

Distance to Portes

from Nimes (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 526 km

from Calais: 760 km

from Nice: 267 km

from Bordeaux: 370 km

from Strasbourg: 558 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bordezac, Branoux-les-Taillades, Chambon, Chamborigaud, La Vernarede, Le Martinet, Peyremale, Saint-Julien-Des-Points and Sainte-Cecile-d'Andorge.

This page in French: Visiter Portes

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