Uzes tourism and travel guide

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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

Uzes is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

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.

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Uzes in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lussan at 16 km and Saint-Victor-la-Coste at 19 km.

Uzes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an extraordinary feat...

See Pont du Gard guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lussan guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an ancient castle on...

See Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nimes guide
La Roque-sur-Ceze

La Roque-sur-Ceze

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

It is very lovely exploring the steep streets in the ancient village...

See La Roque-sur-Ceze guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Vezenobres guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a canal in...

See Goudargues guide


at 23 km (direction east)

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres is a small historic village with several imposing historic monuments in...

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

Bagnols-sur-Céze is one of the largest towns in the northern Gard region...

See Bagnols-sur-Ceze guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting historic centre in...

See Cornillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

Montclus is a tiny but beautiful village in a lovely setting on...

See Montclus guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Beaucaire guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

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

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

See Chateau de Tarascon guide


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

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

See Tarascon guide

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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

What to do at Uzes? 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

Uzes is in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Uzes is 561 kilometres from Paris).

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