Saint-Gilles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Gilles: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gilles is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gilles is 598 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Saint-Gilles include "secteur sauvegarde".

Popular places to visit nearby include Arles at 16 km and Roman Arles at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Saint-Gilles, 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 Saint-Gilles 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 Saint-Gilles

Markets in and near Saint-Gilles

Market days in Saint-Gilles: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Saint-Gilles: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Bellegarde: market Friday (11km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Arles: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (19km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Saint-Gilles, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gilles, France

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

Aquarium

  • Mare Nostrum (42km)

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)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (37km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (19km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (34km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (42km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (8km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gilles

Canton: Saint-Gilles

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30800

Distance to Saint-Gilles

from Nimes (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 598 km

from Calais: 832 km

from Nice: 228 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 603 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Gilles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gilles