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Orsan
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 :: Cesar's Camp Site of Gicon Montfaucon Bagnols sur Ceze Saint Etienne des Sorts Chusclan Codolet Saint Paul les Fonts Saint Genies de Comolas Laudun-l'Ardoise Saint Laurent des Arbres Saint Victor la Coste Orsan Laudun-l'Ardoise
 
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Orsan
Population :: 1029
Market :: Friday morning
Village   
festival ::
1st weekend of July
Town hall :: 04 66 90 14 09
   
Orsan 
Orsan is situated next to the road that leads from Bagnols-sur-Cèze to Avignon. Every first of May, you can come to the bullfight that is held in the village. You will see abrivados, bandidos, and you can enjoy roasted meat in the company of the townspeople. During the afternoons, you can attend the races called "rasets" which are held in the arena.
 
shops There are very few shops in Orsan, due to the proximity of Bagnols-sur-Cèze. You can find only one bakery, a tobacco shop, a café, and a highly rated restaurant.
heritage The church and the wash-house
local products Orsan is located on the territory of the Côtes du Rhône appellation. It has one private winery and one wine cooperative.