Between the Cevennes Provence and the Mediterranean Sea
Mas de Rey, campsite near the Pont du Gard with lodges, an ideal location to discover the south of France. You will stay in Arpaillargues, in the Gard department, in the immediate vicinity of the historic city of Uzès, which is worth a long stopover. To the west, nature lovers and hikers of all kinds will explore the Cévennes National Park. In the south, about an hour from your campsite, the Camargue, has free-roaming horses and bulls and beautiful, unspoilt sandy beaches. Within a radius of 60 minutes, discover completely different landscapes and atmospheres ... do not miss either the Pont du Gard, a must-see during your stay in Occitania, but also in Arles, Avignon, Nîmes and Montpellier.
The starry sky of the Cévennes
The Cévennes National Park is a haven of peace for nature and hiking lovers. The mid-mountain expanse stretches over the departments of Lozère, Gard and Ardèche, and offers its visitors landscapes untouched by any pollution... The park is the largest international dark sky reserve in Europe.
An hour's drive from your campsite with swimming pool near the Pont du Gard, the Camargue offers itself to you, and with it, its superb fine sandy beaches on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea. Some of the most famous are crowded in summer, but others are still truly preserved, magnificent and wild settings.
During your visit to the Camargue and the beaches of the Mediterranean, don't miss a trip to Grau-du-Roi and La Grande-Motte, two unmissable seaside resorts.
Pont du Gard
20 minutes from Arpaillargues and your campsite, the famous Pont du Gard, witness and vestige of the grandeur of the Roman Empire. The most famous aqueduct bridge in the world is also one of the most visited monuments in the South of France. An architectural feat, it appeals to children and adults alike.
Nîmes, located a few kilometers from our campsite in Pont-du-Gard, is a city steeped in history and charm. Famous for its Roman amphitheater and the Arena of Nîmes, it offers a journey back in time. The town is known for its magnificent gardens, picturesque streets and remarkable Roman remains, including the Maison Carrée. Nîmes is an unmissable cultural destination.
Avignon, City of the Popes
Avignon, also nicknamed “The City of the Popes”, is famous for its medieval heritage and its rich past. The Palais des Papes, an imposing fortress, is an emblem of the city. Avignon is renowned for its annual theater festival, the Festival d'Avignon, which attracts art lovers from around the world. Its charming cobbled streets and famous bridge, the Pont d'Avignon, add to its timeless charm.
Provence embodies the quintessence of Mediterranean charm. Known for its fragrant lavender fields, renowned vineyards and picturesque villages, the region offers a rich cultural experience. Provençal cuisine, bathed in olive oil, aromatic herbs and delicious wines, is a true delight for the senses. Provence is a paradise for lovers of nature, art and gastronomy.