Between Nîmes and Uzès, what to do?
In the hamlet of Russan, belonging to the commune of Sainte-Anastasie, is the Domaine du Mazet. In this isolated corner, you will be only 20 minutes from the beautiful cities of Uzès and Nîmes. Enjoy your stay in a cottage or guest house to discover these two towns. In Nîmes, orient your visit to the sumptuous vestiges of the Roman era: arenas, Maison Carrée or Temple of Diana. When you come to Uzès, discover the turbulent history of this town labeled "city of art and history" and walk the cobbled streets of the city center by visiting the Place aux herbes. The hosts of Domaine du Mazet will be happy to guide you in the choice of your activities and places of visit.
This piece of aqueduct is a prestigious vestige of the Roman era. Built in the first part of the 1st century, the engineers of the time had to redouble their efforts and ingenuity to succeed in its construction. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this magnificent site houses a museum, a cinema and several walks in the scrubland.
Climbing in Collias
For climbers, alone or with the family, discover the splendid cliffs of Collias. Your ascent will be accompanied by the sound of the water and the incredible scents of the scrubland. With more than 200 climbing routes, the city of Collias will be able to satisfy all your desires of open air and sensation.
The path of the Régordane
Do you like hiking in green landscapes and dazzling beauty? At the Domaine du Mazet, you will stay not far from the Regordane Road, approved by the National Federation of Hiking which is known as the GR 700. On foot, by bike or by car, explore plains, forests and resplendent mountains.
The city of Arles
Arles, an astonishing city, where famous buildings from the Roman era gather. The thermal baths of Constantine, the site of the Alyscamps, the cryptoportiques, the Roman amphitheater and the ancient theater are must-see historical monuments during your visit in the municipality of Arles.
The City of the Popes, Avignon
For new experiences, discover Avignon and its emblematic monuments. Walk its famous bridge, the cobbled streets of the city center, the Palace of the Popes, the Basilica Notre Dame des Doms or the ramparts of the city. The town of Avignon is full of activities for the whole family.
In the heart of the Camargue, explore Le Grau-du-Roi. In this port city, you can dine in a typical restaurant offering local specialties, participate in art exhibitions or attend the breathtaking show offered by the Joutes Languedociennes (nautical competition since 1270).
The municipality of Saint-Gilles
Common southern France, located between the Mediterranean Sea, Camargue, Nîmes and Arles. Saint-Gilles has an exceptional heritage and a rich history. During your visit, in this charming town, take the opportunity to discover its architectural wonders: the abbey, the Romanesque house and the castle of Espeyran.
The many golf courses
For beginners and experienced, you will find less than 20km from your quiet cottage between Uzès and Nîmes, five golf courses: Golf Hauts de Nîmes, Golf Nîmes Countryside, Nîmes Vacquerolles, Golf Club of Uzès or golf Grande -Motte. Perfect your swing during your holidays in the Provençal Gard.
The Bamboo plantation in the Cevennes
In this huge park, discover more than 240 varieties of bamboo, ginkgo biloba, redwood or maples from Japan. You will appreciate the wide range of experience offered: visit a labyrinth, walk in the avenue of redwoods or the bamboo forest. For an activity rich in scents, visit the Bambouseraie in the Cevennes.