Rousson tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rousson: highlights and tourist information

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Rousson is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 42 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Rousson is 537 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Ambroix at 9 km and Vezenobres at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rousson, 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 Rousson 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 Rousson

Markets in and near Rousson

  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (9km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (19km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (25km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about Rousson, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Rousson, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (17km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (28km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (28km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (42km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (13km)
  • Bois de Païolive (23km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (32km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (35km)
  • Mont Lozère (42km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (9km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rousson

Canton: Alès-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Alès

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30340

Distance to Rousson

from Nimes (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 537 km

from Calais: 771 km

from Nice: 256 km

from Bordeaux: 381 km

from Strasbourg: 562 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Les Mages, Les Plans, Saint-Jean-de-Valeriscle, Saint-Julien-de-Cassagnas, Saint-Julien-les-Rosiers, Saint-Martin-de-Valgalgues, Saint-Privat-Des-Vieux, Salindres and Servas.

This page in French: Visiter Rousson