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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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Uzes

Uzes
Uzes
Administrative center of the canton
Population :: 8400
Market :: Saturday and Wednesday
Town festival :: 1st Friday of August, lasting 6 days
Town hall :: 04 66 03 48 48
 
www.ville-uzes.fr
   
Uzes 
Uzès, capital of the region called l'Uzège, is situated in the center of the Ales-Nimes-Avignon triangle, where garrigues alternate with vineyards and fields. Its lifestyle, the quality of its housing, and the number of year-round activities make it a lively town in which all services and shops are available, despite its modest size.
 
shops Over 400 shops and crafts of all kinds.
heritage City center listed as a protected historical sector. Dukedom, castle of the ducs d'Uzès. Cathedral of St. Théodorit. Church of St. Etienne, the King's and Bishop's Towers, numerous hôtels particuliers, Place aux Herbes, etc.
history UzesUzès was the starting point for the Roman Aqueduct of Nîmes and the seat of a diocese until the Revolution. The very powerful dukes of Uzès were First Dukes of France. The town was marked by the Wars of Religion, but it was affected little, if at all, by the Industrial Revolution. It preserves its glorious heritage.
local products Truffles, local wines of the Duché d'Uzès, olives, abundant market garden produce
 
Licorice and candy (Haribo)