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Saint-Gilles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arles at 16 km from Saint-Gilles

Visit Saint-Gilles: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gilles is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

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 sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Arles

Arles

at 16 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The roman amphitheatre and the traditional pastel-painted houses in the historic centre...

See Arles guide
Roman Arles

Roman Arles

Heritage Site at 16 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The town of Arles contains numerous Roman monuments including the famous amphitheatre...

See Roman Arles guide
Nimes

Nimes

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nimes guide
Beaucaire

Beaucaire

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beaucaire guide
 
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Aigues-Mortes

Aigues-Mortes

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aigues-Mortes guide
Camargue

Camargue

at 23 km (direction south), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Camargue region of marhes, with flamingoes and semi-wild horses and an...

See Camargue guide
Fontvieille

Fontvieille

at 23 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

This town near Arles has a small historic centre to explore when...

See Fontvieille guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

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

See Chateau de Tarascon guide
Tarascon

Tarascon

at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

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

See Tarascon guide
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

at 25 km (direction south), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

On the edge of the Camargue region, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is a very pleasant...

See Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Grau-de-Roi is one of the most eastern, and one of the...

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide
Sommieres

Sommieres

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sommieres guide
Baux-de-Provence

Baux-de-Provence

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The village of Baux-de-Provence is small but exceptionally picturesque, and has beautiful...

See Baux-de-Provence guide
Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Carrieres de Lumieres is a sound and light spectacle based around...

See Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Gilles

 
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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)

Hotels near Saint-Gilles

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Gilles, France

What to do at Saint-Gilles? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Gilles is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gilles is 598 kilometres from Paris).

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

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