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

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Pont-du-Gard

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)

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

Tourist attractions near Pont-du-Gard, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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