Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Gard

Come and experience Gard and its history, wineries and museums. Travellers appreciate the cafes in this romantic city. Local cultural sights include Old Nimes Museum and Archaeology Museum. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Gard

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Gard has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aven d'Orgnac (25.2 mi / 40.6 km)
  • Moulin a Huile Paradis (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Le Mazelet (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Vacquerolles Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Uzes Golf (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Roc de Massereau Adventure Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Gard

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Gard is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fountain Gardens (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Aven d'Orgnac (25.2 mi / 40.6 km)
  • Pont d'Arc (29.3 mi / 47.1 km)
  • La Bambouseraie de Prafrance (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Trabuc Caves (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Le Jardin Des Oules (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Gard

The nearest airport is in Nimes (FNI-Garons), located 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Montpellier (MPL-Montpellier - Mediterranean), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Boucoiran Station, Noyon Nozieres-Brignon Station and Saint-Geniès-de-Malgoirès Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Gard?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9,957 holiday rentals near Gard. From 4,118 Houses to 1,170 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gard for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Gard?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gard. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Nîmes: 1,790 holiday rentals
  • Uzès: 1,195 holiday rentals
  • Villeneuve-lès-Avignon: 899 holiday rentals
  • Alès: 551 holiday rentals
  • Nimes (ZYN-Nimes SNCF Train Station): 2,868 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Gard! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Gard?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Gard with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Nîmes: 1,790 holiday homes
  • Uzès: 1,195 holiday homes
  • Villeneuve-lès-Avignon: 899 holiday homes
  • Alès: 551 holiday homes
  • Saint-Privat-de-Champclos: 971 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Gard?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Gard are:

  • Ales (XAS): 2,127 holiday houses
  • Garons Airport (FNI): 2,896 holiday houses
  • Orange (XOG-Orange-Caritat Air Base): 5,153 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Gard?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Gard. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nimes (ZYN-Nimes SNCF Train Station): 2,868 holiday rentals
  • Pont du Gard: 4,179 holiday rentals
  • Uzes Golf: 3,228 holiday rentals
  • Uzes Cathedral: 2,828 holiday rentals
  • Place du Marche aux Herbes: 2,863 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gard listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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