Saint-Jean-du-Gard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-du-Gard in Gard

Photo is of Anduze at 9 km from Saint-Jean-du-Gard

Visit Saint-Jean-du-Gard: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-du-Gard 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 Saint-Jean-du-Gard in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Anduze at 9 km and Prafrance bamboo garden at 9 km.

Saint-Jean-du-Gard, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sauve guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Vezenobres guide
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Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Vigan is one of the most interesting towns to visit within...

See Le Vigan guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Ambroix guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 31 km (direction north-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


at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Lozere department

Both the surrounding scenery and the town centre of Florac make it...

See Florac guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Banne guide


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

There are various historic buildings of interest in Saint-Martinde-Londres village including a...

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Lozere department

The small rivers that meet in the centre of the town and...

See Meyrueis guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Lussan guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Naves guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sommieres guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-du-Gard


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-du-Gard

Market days in Saint-Jean-du-Gard: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (16km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (25km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (27km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Saint-Jean-du-Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-du-Gard, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

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) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (8km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (19km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (31km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (34km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Aigoual (24km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (25km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (30km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (31km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (33km)
  • Mont Lozère (38km)
  • Bois de Païolive (40km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (41km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (44km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (16km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-du-Gard is in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-du-Gard is 541 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-du-Gard

Canton: Saint-Jean-du-Gard

Arrondissement: Alès

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30270

Distance to Saint-Jean-du-Gard

from Nimes (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 541 km

from Calais: 776 km

from Nice: 275 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 580 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-du-Gard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corbes, Mialet, Peyroles, Soudorgues and Thoiras.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-du-Gard


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