Stone house, sleeps 4 to 6, in the triangle of Avignon, Uzès, Nimes
Nathalie & Jean-Marc BOUYER
- english, french
Why Nathalie & Jean-Marc BOUYER chose Castillon-du-Gard
It is a family house that we have just restored.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
seulement jardin pas dans la maison
locataire étant seul responsable des enfants
D'avril à septembre , la location se fait du samedi au samedi. From april to september The house rents from saturday to saturday.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
A relaxing two weeks in France
A great house in a stunning location. Very clean, very comfortable. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay and visited some gorgeous historical towns and monuments. Uzes was a particular favourite. Thank you
July in the Rhone Valley
The house is modern and quietly situated in a superb medieval village location, just 4 kms from the Pont du Gard. Only 5 kms from good grocery, pharmacy, etc. shopping and about 40 minutes to Avignon.
Wish there was air cconditioning, but that's unusual in France.
Also, an English instruction booklet for the stove and oven, and tv setup would be appreciated.
A MONTH IN PROVENCE
WE CONSIDER OUR SELVES LUCKY TO HAVE STAYED AT THIS LOCATION IN PROVENCE. THE PICTURE OF THE PROPERTY AND THE LISTING ARE ACCURATE. MANAGEMENT, LOCATION AND COMMUNICATION WITH THE MANAGEMENT WAS EXCELLENT. THE PROPERTY IS IN A QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD AND THE CLEANLINESS OF THE PROPERTY WAS EXCEPTIONAL. IF WE HAD A PROBLEM IT WAS RESOLVED IMMEDIATELY BY MANAGEMENT. THE LOCATION IS EXCELLENT FOR EXPLORATION OF PROVENCE. CONSIDER YOURSELF LUCKY IF YOU RENT THIS PROPERTY.
The house has been renovated to a high standard with all the mod cons, very comfortable beds and stylish furniture. Jean-Marc and Nathalie were easy to contact and very responsive to any requests or concerns. We had a wonderful, relaxing week and explored local areas including getting a canoe down the river from Collias which we would highly recommend. There is a large Carrefour supermarket on the way to Uzes and another in Remollins which has everything needed for a self catering holiday. We had a car rental which we picked up after arriving by train and overnighting in Nimes but also walked to Vers one day and managed to get the bus back to Castillion du guard. There are bikes provided (no helmets though) and the area is great for cycling. We would highly recommend and stay again.
We we're met by pascale ,who was very welcoming and explained everything with great detail ,it in the heart of a fine village ,within walking distance to anything ,last minute you may need a stylish ,house beautifully finished with high end appliances ,the attention to detail is impeccable ,wouldn't hesitate to stay over and over again ,it's a hidden gem ,
Erholung von Anfang an!
Überaus ansprechendes Haus, in dem rustikaler Charme optimal mit modernem Design verbunden worden ist. Sehr gute Aufteilung der Räumlichkeiten und ausgezeichnete technische Ausstattung. Die Kommunikation mit Besitzer bzw. Haushaltshilfe verlief tadellos. Zum "Mid-Term" gab es eine Grundreinigung.
Castillon is on the doorstep of Uzès, the popular medieval town that offers one of the South of France’s best street markets. It is also very near Avignon and Nimes.
This region is known for its cultural, sporting and relaxing qualities. It is has inspired several artists such as Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne. The quarry under Les Baux de Provence has an annual light show where the great masters are reflected throughout the quarry. It is a highlight absolutely not to be missed.
For the active holiday maker, there is a wide selection of walks and hikes, mountain bike circuits, and other sports activities (canoe under the Pont du Gard, golf, quad-bike, etc).
For those wanting to sample the local produce, why not visit some of the many olive oil and wine cellars of the region. Also, subject to season, there is a wealth of local food that can be bought along the roadside: asparagus, strawberries, cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, figs, honey, etc.
Uzès is just 15kms from the house and is France's first Duchy and is registered as one of France's "ville d'art et d'histoire". There are two markets. The wednesday morning market in the central square is the "producers' market" and has local produce. The saturday market is one of the most famous in the South and sprawls out of the square into the streets.
Nimes (25kms) is also listed as a "ville d'Art et d'Histoire". It is known internationally for its exceptional heritage and the preservation of its Roman monuments (the arena, the Maison Carré, ...).
Avignon (25kms) offers the Palais des Papes, the Pont Saint Bénezet known for the the song Pont d'Avignon, the festival in July, river boat cruises, and many other attractions.
Near to the house: Pont du Gard (3kms) where you can visit this historic site, walk around the grounds and also go swimming; the Gorge du Gardon where you can walk, swim at Collias (10kms) and/or take a canoe up to Remoulins, passing under the Pont du Gard.
Other ideas and just a selection from a wealth of choice:
La carrière des Baux de Provence (35 kms) that has a sound and light spectacle of the master artists with their works bounced off the inside walls of the quarry - hard to explain but an absolute "must" to see.
Saint Rémy (35 kms) and les Alpilles; Tarascon (25 kms) the castle of Roi René; le Moulin d'Alfonse Daudet.
Entre 35 et 60 kms: the Cevennes mountains, Anduze, the bambouserie gardens, the little Cevenol steam train, swimming, river fishing, etc.)
Going South from the house you have the Camargue area with its wild countryside and fields of salt, flamingoes, white horses and black bulls. There are also the beaches of Sainte Marie de la Mer, Le Grau du Roi, La Grande Motte, etc. which area approximately 50 minutes by car. Here you can windsurf, paddle boat, kite surf, etc.
Further south, approx 120 kms (motorway route) you can experience the old port of Marseille and why not call in to Sète en route to take in their bustling fishing port or go to Aix en Provence.