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Visit the Gard and the area around it

During your stay at the Yelloh! Village Château de Boisson, come and discover the Gard, a splendid department in the South of France. Whether you're a lover of nature or of history, whether you prefer the sea or the mountains, whether you're into local produce or festivals, you're just bound to find the right thing here!

And for a spot of relaxation, visit the delightful commune of Allégre-les-Fumades, with its amazing views of the Cévennes. As a novel way of discovering its splendid landscapes, step aboard the Cévennes steam train. Want to find out about the department's history? Then head for the Pont du Gard or to the arenas in Nîmes, where you'll be off on a journey back to the Roman era. Your children will also love exploring the town of Uzès and the Haribo candy museum, which is a must-see for people with a sweet tooth.

There are just so many different things to discover while on holiday in the Gard!

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Arena of Nîmes
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Bamboo gardens
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Haribo Candy Museum
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Pont du Gard
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The Cévennes steam train
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Allègre-les-Fumades
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Alès
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Anduze
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Nîmes
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Nyons
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Saint Jean du Gard
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Uzès

Alès: largest town in the Cévennes

Alès is the one town you just have to visit during your stay in the Gard. This is a one-of-a-kind mining town in France, where you can venture into the depths and find out about the way miners lived in days gone by. You'll also love the town's historic centre, where you'll be able to see some amazing monuments such as Fort Vauban and the cathedral of John the Baptist. The town is also famous for its two museums: the Pierre André Benoît museum of contemporary art and the Colombier museum of prehistory.

Alès is also a place to have some fun times with the family. Come and see the automobile complex, the Pôle mécanique d’Alès race track, and enjoy a bit of go-karting! And for something a little quirky? Come to the Bambouseraie (bamboo garden, a whole ocean of greenery and coolness that will take you on a journey all over the world. A unique time to enjoy together! 

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