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From Fontarèches

Starting from Fontarèches, the most beautiful sites of Provence and the South of France will be easily accessible, in just a few minutes by car. The incredible Pont-du-Gard, Avignon and its Palais des Papes, Uzès and its famous Place aux Herbes, Les Baux-de-Provence and the Carrières de Lumières, all these must-sees can be reached from the Château de Fontarèches.

The Roman Jewel Gard's Bridge

This aqueduct bridge was built by the Romans in the 1st century AD. Its dimensions are exceptional: 49 m high, 3 rows of superimposed arches. This is the only example of an ancient 3-storey bridge still standing. This is a visit not to be missed!

The First Duchy of France Uzes

Also nicknamed the "Pearl of the Gard", the town of Uzès is a must in the region. This city of art and history fascinates and fascinates thanks to its architectural heritage, its Provençal charm and its medieval streets. During the visit of Uzès, you have to go through the shopping street Jacques d'Uzès, the market of the Place aux Herbes, the Saint-Théodorit Cathedral and the Medieval Garden.

The City of the Popes Avignon

The city of Avignon is renowned throughout the world for its festival, which is one of the most important cultural events of theater and contemporary entertainment.

The city also offers many architectural treasures to discover such as the Palais des Papes, the Pont d'Avignon, the Notre-Dame des Doms Cathedral and the Doms Garden.

Museums are worth visiting such as the Petit Palais Museum and the Calvet Museum.

French Rome Nimes

Nîmes is a charming town where life is good and where it is pleasant to stroll. During a walk in the heart of the city, do not miss the arenas of Nîmes, the Maison Carrée, the Jardins de la Fontaine, the Tour Magne and the Halles Centrales.

Museums are also worth visiting such as the Museum of Old Nîmes, the Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Romanity, the Museum of Bullfighting Cultures and the Museum of Fine Arts.

Remarkable detours Provencal villages

In a few minutes by road from the Château de Fontarèches, the first Provençal villages take shape. Strolling through them means making a stopover in the heart of green landscapes that have inspired many artists: Van Gogh, Marc Chagall and Victor Vasarely. The most inevitable are Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence with the Carrières de Lumières, Gordes and its superb panorama, etc.

Nearby must-sees The most beautiful villages

In the surroundings of the Château de Fontarèches, many picturesque villages and character are renowned for their beauty, their charm and their authenticity. Among the most beautiful villages in the area, travelers can discover: Lussan, Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, Castillon-du-Gard and many others.