Uzes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Uzes in Gard

Visit Uzes: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The medieval centre of Uzes is interesting to explore, then perhaps visit the extensive caves at nearby La Cocaliere

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Uzes. For detailed visitor information see the Uzes travel guide.

Uzes is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Uzes is 561 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Uzes include "town of art and history" and "secteur sauvegarde".

Popular places to visit nearby include Lussan at 16 km and Saint-Victor-la-Coste at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Uzes, 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 Uzes 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 Uzes

Markets in and near Uzes

Market days in Uzes: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Uzes: market Saturday (0km)
  • Remoulins: market Friday (14km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (17km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (20km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Bagnols-sur-Ceze: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Aramon: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Beaucaire: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Uzes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Uzes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (31km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (39km)
  • Glanum (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (0km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (39km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (20km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (34km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (36km)
  • Jardin des herbes (50km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (51km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (56km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (56km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades du Sautadet (21km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (38km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (38km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (44km)
  • Bois de Païolive (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (45km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (60km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Uzes

Canton: Uzès

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30700

Distance to Uzes

from Nimes (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 561 km

from Calais: 795 km

from Nice: 231 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 569 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blauzac, Montaren-et-Saint-Mediers, Saint-Hippolyte-de-Montaigu, Saint-Maximin, Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, Saint-Siffret, Saint-Victor-Des-Oules, Serviers-et-Labaume and Vallabrix.

This page in French: Visiter Uzes