CULTURE & HISTORY
The attractiveness of the region for tourists is directly linked to its rich architectural heritage. The nearest must-see visits are the Pont du Gard site with numerous cultural and sporting activities, including a museum and some canoe rental facilities, the dukedom of Uzès and its famous Place aux Herbes with a must see food and crafts Provençal market, its cathedral, Georges Borias Museum, Medieval Garden, National Stud Farm, the Castle of Saint Privat in Vers-Pont-du-Gard... The cultural and historical heritage of the region is also based on the passage of many historical figures such as Jean Racine, Charles and André Gide, André Malraux, Alphonse Daudet, RL Stevenson, Paul Gauguin (Arles), Paul Cézanne and Victor Vasarely (Aix-en-Provence) .... Finally, many cultural events take place throughout the year in the nearby or extended region. Arts and crafts (ceramics, painted furniture ...) with the museum of Mediterranean pottery in Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, also occupy an important place in terms of cultural activities offered.
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This masterpiece of Roman architecture, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers many cultural and sporting activities: hiking, scrubland trails, museums, cinemas, concert, seminar and conference halls and much more! Not to be missed under any circumstances... (Driving time : 5 mn)
Wander around the magnificent medieval city of Uzès, and discover its cathedral, its ducal castle, its museums, its numerous shops and famous Provençal market in the Place aux Herbes, every Wednesday and Saturday (Driving time : 20 mn)
450 plant species dwell in this 12th century castle courtyard, illustrating the multiple uses of plants in the Middle Ages (Driving time: 20 mn)
"Le Haras National d'Uzès" is the only national stud farm in the south of France. Founded in 1972, it has more than 70 horses of different breeds, mainly Arabian and English, and offers some spectacular equestrian shows (Driving time: 20 mn).
From July to August, Uzès hosts 3 major electronic music festivals with a sharp and international line-up: "Les électros d'Uzès", "Les Courants Alternatifs" and the "Festival Cicada". (Driving time: 20mn)
A medieval city steeped in history and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Popes' Palace, the famous bridge and the historic city inside the ramparts make the old city of Avignon an unmissable visit of the region (Driving time: 30mn)
The renowned international drama festival takes place in July. On" or "Off", spectator or festival-goer, whether you are a morning or evening visitor, you will be only 25 minutes away from the event.
Roman city above all else in the south of France, its famous arenas are an architectural masterpiece listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Driving time: 30mn)
The ancient city of Arles is famous for its Roman architecture and its famous "Rencontres photographiques", an internationally renowned photography festival created in 1969. (Driving time: 45 mn)
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