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Why Visit Uzès and Nearby Pont du Gard

Loyal readers who follow my musings about Provence know that visits to the Pont du Gard are a regular part of our annual visits to the South of France. However, after you have walked out to the Roman aqueduct and walked across the bridge and hiked to the top of …

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Tips for a Visit to the Pont du Gard

Go visit the Pont du Gard if, for no other reason, this “masterpiece” has been standing for 2000 years! Our favourite Roman ruin in the South of France is the Pont du Gard, the aqueduct bridge that crosses the Gardon River about 60 km (37 miles) from our house in Sablet, …

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A visit with friends to the amazing Roman Pont du Gard

Contributor blog post by Michel: Our favorite Roman ruin in the South of France is the Pont du Gard, the aqueduct bridge that crosses the Gardon River in the Gard Department of Languedoc-Roussillon about 60 km (37 miles) from our home in Sablet, between Remoulins and Uzès. The Pont du Gard …

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Pont du Gard, France: Is it Architecture or Art?

Visiting monuments isn’t on the top of my sightseeing list; however I heard that Pont du Gard was a “must.” It is reportedly one of the most visited sites in France but, not until I saw it myself would I know why. It literally took my breath away. There, hiding out in …

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Fun Day on the Gardon River and a Visit by Canoe to Pont du Gard

Contributor blog post by Michel: In the morning we walked across the Pont du Gard and then hiked up the trail to get an “aerial” view. After a light meal consisting of food and drinks from the Canteen at the Pont du Gard visitor center, we headed to Collias for …

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A Visit to Historic Pont du Gard

Contributor blog post by Michel: With daughter Tricia and family visiting, we planned activities that would interest grandchildren Avery and Caedon and frankly use up their seemingly boundless energy including hiking and swimming as often as we could. We figured a visit to Pont du Gard would be perfect. Our …

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Visit Pont du Gard here

Standing beneath the golden arches of the Roman aqueduct, Pont du Gard, just 6km from Uzès, Languedoc Roussillon, France, it hardly seems possible that this magnificent structure has been here for over 2000 years. Build from local limestone, for 600 years it carried water from Uzès to the Roman city of …

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Coming Soon 2 …Paul McCartney and Pont du Gard Celebration

By aixcentric You might like to mark your diaries with two amazing experiences in early June: Paul McCartney playing Marseille and the flamboyant Groupe F illuminating the ancient Pont du Gard to celebrate its 30 years as a World Heritage site. Paul McCartney will be doing one concert at the …

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Enchanting Provence: Lavender Fields and Heritage Sites a June Tour

Mother Nature determines the exact timing of when the lavender fields bloom in Provence each year. However, there is a certain magic with visiting the region before the crowds arrive for summer. Typically, June is a lovely month to travel in the South of France before it gets too hot …

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Join a Small Group Tour Provence in October

Fall in Provence is a magical season. With the summer holidays over, the region feels calmer, and the seasonal colours make for stunning backdrops. Emily Durand, the founder of Your Private Provence, a small group tour operator, has designed an exceptional autumn adventure called “October in Provence,” which strikes a …

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