Visit Uzès and discover all that the medieval city and its surrounding hamlets known as le pays d’Uzès have to offer. Wonderful accommodations, food & things to do in Uzès. Here is just a short list. You can always find more information at the tourist office.
Uzès – Uzès’s official page (in French)
Duchy of Uzès – The Duchy (Le Duché) of Uzès if often referred to as the first Duchy of France. Discover the history of the Duke and his family and the role they played not only in Uzès but in France with a visit of the Duchy.
Rhone-wines.com – discover the wines of the Rhône valley.
Guide du Goût – Discover the specialties of the Gard, from the sweet onions of Cévennes to the Pélardon cheese (site in French)
Tourist Office Uzès – Recommendations, itineraries and plenty of fun, family friendly information on Uzès and the pay d’Uzège
Le Pont du Gard – The official website of Pont du Gard. The Pont du Gard, one of the best preserved vestiges of Roman architecture is a UNESCO heritage site located in Remoulin. Throughout the year they offer various cultural events as also have a museum and a walking trail through the Mediterranean landspace referred to as le Garrigue.
Cinema in Uzès – le Capitole offers a number of movies in V.O. (original version with subtitles)
Le Musée 1900 – Before or after your French cooking class, you must take a tour through the Musée 1900. Owner Gaston Baron has amassed an amazing collection of artifacts from the 1900s. A wonderful trip in time.
Haribo – Le Musée Bonbon – For the kids and kids at heart. If it’s sugar you want, sugar you will find at the Haribo factory and museum located in Uzès. See how the candies are made and learn the history of their candy-making.
La Bambouseraie – Get out of the Summer heat and enjoy this beautiful botanical garden in the Cévennes. Worth a visit for any lover of fauna and flora and a lovely treat for the kids especially if you take the train à vapeur
Train à Vapeur des Cévennes – This little steam train is a great way to travel through foothills of the Cévennes between the villages of Anduze, the Bambouseraie & Saint-Jean-du-Gard. (page in French). You can also find information in English on the Anduze Tourism site
Accommodations in and Around Uzès
La Tour Cajou – This lovely B&B is run by Chantal, a Belgian expat who now calls Uzès home. You will fall in love at first sight of her lovingly renovated villa and will take note of the care and attention that she and her family have put into maintaining what is both their home and place of business. They offer 2 full bedrooms and have the option of renting the whole house in the month of July.
La Maison de la Bourgade – B&B located in the heart of Uzès offering single rooms as well as rooms with kitchenette. Run by Elisabeth Lallemand and her son Thomas Lallemand (La Maison de Famille), you are in good hands at the Maison de la Bourgade.
La Maison d’Uzès – While the city of Uzès and the surrounding area offer many B&B & home rentals, if you are looking for a hotel, you may want to consider the Relais & Chateaux hotel La Maison d’Uzès. With just 8 rooms this former maison particulier (private home), has been beautifully restored for your comfort.
Hôtel L’Entraigues is a beautiful boutique hotel in the heart of historic Uzès. Be sure to head up to the terrace for an apéro and lovely views of Uzès. Grab dinner expertly prepared by chef Axel Grousset-Bachelard.
Louise offers a stylish modern apartment set in ancient wooded parkland with swimming pool and private garage. Situated in the historic town of Uzes with all shops and restaurants accessible on foot. The apartment has Two bedrooms (sleeps 4), large terrace, gardens, WIFI. Available to rent all year round, Louise has received many wonderful reviews. For more information, follow the link or contact Louise directly.
Le Mazet – Rachel welcomes you to her 2 bedroom villa rental in Uzès. Sleeps 4. Only 10 minutes walk to the city center.
Uzes Vacation Rentals – Dominique & Christophe manage a number of Properties in Uzès and beyond, all personally hand-picked for their charm and amenities in all shapes and sizes.
Mas Laurent – An exceptional domain with its 17th-century farmhouse that has all been redone by its Australian owners, Tim & Deborah.
Mas de Rey – Trudy and Bo will welcome you to their beautiful domain which they have painstakingly designed with luxury and comfort in mind. The Mas de Rey offers 4 spacious apartments, a shared pool and 7.5 acres of garden, lawns, and woods creating a perfect oasis of peace and tranquillity. There is parking on site. This would be a perfect venue for a family holiday or a special celebration. Bo also proposes sculpting retreats.
Mas du Moulin – Clive and Diane are truly gracious hosts. The sympathetically restored former stable block of their Provencal farmhouse offers charming comfortable accommodation, totally independent from the main house. The 4 spacious bedrooms, each with en-suite shower room and toilet, one with private terrace, are all tastefully decorated and furnished with antiques. There is a fully equipped kitchen, separate dining room, and comfortable lounge. Outside, one delightful courtyard, where you can dine in the shade of the wisteria, swimming pool, a pleasant garden, summer kitchen and private secure parking complete the picture.
Château d’Arpaillargues – Ever wondered what living like royalty feels like? Get a small glimpse into the lives of the royal families of medieval France by booking your next stay at the castle in Arpaillargues, 3 kilometers away from Uzès. It is an 18th-century castle that has been transformed into the Hotel d’Agoult, with all the luxuries of modern facilities such as wifi, hot showers, jacuzzi and a wonderful swimming pool. Should you feel hungry during your stay there, they have a restaurant serving fine French food. And if you’re feeling sporty, they have tennis courts for the guests to use. They offer 30 different rooms and apartments.
Mas Oules – Mike & Emma offer several houses for short-term rental on their mas sleeping from 2-6 people.
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Mas d’Augustine – Leave behind the hustle and bustle of everyday life and step back in time in this fully renovated former 18th Century silk farm, where past and future blend in perfect harmony, creating a retreat of luxury, culture, and history. Five beautifully restored and decorated ensuite bedrooms await your arrival (as does the heated pool).
La Maison des Oliviers is located in the countryside, just outside the legendary Duché of UZES, in the village of Montaren. A cozy guest house with two single beds, where Sylvia and Jean-Robert will host and provide everything you need for a restful and scenic holiday
Mas de la Bousquette is an old Provençal mas just below the ramparts of Lussan, one of the Plus Beaux Villages de France. Well equipped, super comfortable, pool, boules, beautiful gardens, walk to restaurants. Gites sleep 2-4, all en-suite. Kate and her husband are wonderful hosts and will provide you with all the amenities you will need during your stay there.
La Table 2 de Julien – located in Montaren-et-Saint-Mediers. A great value and wonderful food with good service. Link goes to their Tripadvisor page
La Famille – Located on the Place aux Herbes, this little restaurant is a must-try for some delicious, fresh food and great wine.
Au Petit Jardin – Jazz Café, Restaurant and Bar à vins. Enjoy live music every Saturday night and a lovely courtyard in this local Uzètien restaurant.
Le Tracteur – A restaurant, cave à vin and épicerie located in Argilliers just minutes from Uzès. One of our favorites for lunch (also offer dinner), changing menu. Fantastic setting both indoors and in their garden.
Terroirs – You can’t miss this popular eatery located on the Place aux Herbes in the heart of the city and its market. Not only a restaurant but also a boutique where you will find local and regional products. Open 7 days a week and in the off-season (thank goodness for us).
Ten – An Aussie inspired bistro just a few steps from the Place aux Herbes run by a dynamic Franco-Britannic couple. Fabulous cocktails, excellent coffee, delicious foods from the Australian chef. Read our blog post.
La Fabrique Givrée – In the mood for ice-cream well you will want to pop into this ice-cream shoppe for a scoop or two with original flavors like toast-flavored ice-cream. Located directly on the Place aux Herbes
Domaine Deleuze et Rochetin – Organic wine makers offering wine tasting. Located in Arpaillargues across from our school. We have chosen then to be one of our purveyors of wines for our classes. Read our interview here.
De Grappes & d’Ô – Because you can never have too much good wine – here is another one of our suppliers who produces organic delicious wines. Rémi is passionate about his wines as well as the earth upon which his vines grow. Catch him on Wednesdays at the Uzès market. Read our interview here.
Domaine de Malaïgues – One of the best organic vineyards in the area. François Reboul is as passionate about the soil in which his vines grow as he is about the wine itself. Wine is just one of the things that the domain produces. A visit of his domain has been included in some of our French culinary holidays.
Tours, Travel Planning, Travel Blogs
Winery tours & Wine classes with Nicolas Martin (A Wine Affair) – Cook’n With Class Uzès has teamed up with Nicolas Martin, a local wine specialist, to offer you winery tours, cheese & wine classes, as well as food & wine pairing experiences, featuring the local wines of the Languedoc and beyond.
Perfectly Provence is a unique collection of Provençal content presented in a digital magazine. Provence food, travel and lifestyle magazine. #Wine #Dining #Accommodation #Shopping.
Ailleurs & Uzès – Florian Stoll started Ailleurs et Uzès in 2010, offering guided tours around Uzès, the Pont du Gard and beyond in a French 2CV. A unique way to enjoy the region and the countryside.
Absolutely Southern France is a destination management company providing customized arrangements for visitors and cruise ship passengers in southern France seeking unique gourmet, leisure and cultural experiences. We exist for audiences who will be enchanted by the colors, flavors and scents of the idyllic villages and traditions of the beautiful area bordering the Mediterranean including the Riviera, Provence, and the Languedoc. Our professional and experienced team is able to manage and direct with efficiency all aspects of your program which may include a cooking workshop, at home chef, ,wine tours, food tours, holiday home rentals and accommodation, barge cruises, truffle hunts, a safari in Camargue and much more… We pay special attention to detail regardless of size or budget. We have full knowledge of the destination to handle all of your needs. Absolutely Southern France has received the Best Holiday Tours award in 2015 with the Luxury Travel Guide.
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Barefoot Blogger – If you follow Deborah’s blog, you may just find yourself having the urge to move to Uzès and you won’t be the first. Follow the adventures of an American expat living in the sunny south of France.
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