Gard Provence

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Towns and villages
 Discover the regions of Gard Provencal ::
Between Ceze and Ardeche rivers In the Cotes du Rhone Cevennes foothills Across the bridge from Avignon Near the Pont du Gard Around Uzes Tave river valley
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 village or monument :: Narrows of Lussan Cavillargues Verfeuil Saint Marcel de Careiret Saint Andre d'Olerargues Saint Andre de Roquepertuis Goudargues Lussan Fons sur Lussan Cornillon
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Population :: 961
Market :: Wednesday morning
festival ::
August 15
Town hall :: 04 66 82 20 69
The village of Goudargues has been dubbed the "Venice of the Gard." Visitors will enjoy relaxing under the shadows of age-old plane trees, wandering through the peaceful alleyways, and refreshing themselves at the fountain bordered with parapets. There are numerous walking trails and bicycle paths for those who love sports and nature. Visitors can stroll around or hunt for bargains in the flea market held on the last weekend of July. They can also discover local products in the Foire Artisanale de l'Ascension.
shops all shops (grocery, bakeries, bars, newsstands, etc.), as well as numerous services (doctors, dentist, library, bank, etc.) Numerous accommodations are available for tourists (hotels, self-catering cottages, campgrounds, etc.)
heritage Salle capitulaire (ruins of the abbey).
Abbey church from the 12th century.
Wash-houses in Goudargues and in the surrounding hamlets.
Castle in the hamlet of La Bastide.
Romanesque chapels in the hamlets of La Bastide and Goussargues.
Vestiges of a Carolingian chapel in the St-Michelet quarter.
history In 800, after the Roman occupation, the monks of Aniane founded a Benedictine abbey around the pond of Gordanicus, which is supplied from springs. It is around this abbey that Goudargues was born. The history of Goudargues has always been closely connected to its church and its abbey, which were the objects of religious quarrels left unresolved until the 18th century.