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Pont-du-Gard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pont-du-Gard: highlights and tourist information

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Pont-du-Gard is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Attractions in Pont-du-Gard

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an extraordinary feat of engineering and one of the most impressive Roman monuments in Europe: Pont du Gard

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont du Gard at 2 km and Uzes at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pont-du-Gard, 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 Pont-du-Gard in Occitanie.

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

Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 2 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont du Gard guide
Uzes

Uzes

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval centre of Uzes is interesting to explore, then perhaps...

See Uzes guide
Saint-Victor-la-Coste

Saint-Victor-la-Coste

at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide
Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide
 
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Nimes

Nimes

at 19 km (direction south-west)

Nimes contains some of the most complete ancient Roman...

See Nimes guide
Beaucaire

Beaucaire

at 20 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 21 km (direction south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide
Tarascon

Tarascon

at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

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

See Tarascon guide
Villeneuve-les-Avignon

Villeneuve-les-Avignon

at 22 km (direction east)

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 23 km (direction east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pont Saint-Benezet is the remaining part of the bridge on the...

See Avignon Bridge guide
Avignon

Avignon

Heritage Site at 23 km (direction east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pope's Palace, the Pont d'Avignon and an attractive town centre make...

See Avignon guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 23 km (direction east), in the Vaucluse department

The Papal Palace in Avignon is the most imposing gothic palace...

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide
Bagnols-sur-Ceze

Bagnols-sur-Ceze

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bagnols-sur-Ceze guide
Lussan

Lussan

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lussan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pont-du-Gard

 
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Markets in and near Pont-du-Gard

  • Remoulins: market Friday (5km)
  • Uzes: market Saturday (10km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (13km)
  • Aramon: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Beaucaire: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (22km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Bagnols-sur-Ceze: market Wednesday (23km)

Hotels near Pont-du-Gard

More information about Pont-du-Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Pont-du-Gard, France

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

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 (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (10km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (31km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (33km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (19km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (28km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (41km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades du Sautadet (25km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (41km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (41km)
  • Gorges de l'Ardèche (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (43km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (48km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pont-du-Gard is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Pont-du-Gard is 569 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-du-Gard

Canton: Remoulins

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30210

Distance to Pont-du-Gard

from Nimes (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 569 km

from Calais: 802 km

from Nice: 222 km

from Bordeaux: 416 km

from Strasbourg: 570 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argilliers, Castillon-du-Gard, Collias, Flaux, Ledenon, Remoulins, Saint-Bonnet-du-Gard, Saint-Hilaire-d'Ozilhan, Saint-Maximin, Saint-Siffret and Valliguieres.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-du-Gard

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