Surroundings and activities

Générargues is situated in the magnificent natural parc the Cevennes, but the beach, sea and lively cities are not far away. Aliggen niet veraf en zorgen ervoor dat uw verblijf bij ons voor ieder wat wils kan bieden. U zal zich geen moment vervelen!

Nature, walking, cycling, canoeing and other activities can all be practised in the Cevennes. There are many walking and cycling paths, multiple rivers and adventureparks.

Activities less than 15 Km away:

  • The Bambouseraie: an exotic parc, with next to the many different kinds of bamboo, many other exotic plants.
  • The steamtrain from Anduze: hop on the steamtrain in Anduze for a beautiful ride through the valleys of the river Gardon with destination Saint-Jean-du-Gard (a stop at the Bambouseraie is possible)
  • Trabuc caves: the caves with the 100.000 soldiers
  • Musée du Désert: interested in the history of our region? Then visi this museum describint the war of the "Camisards", the resistance of the protestant population against the catholic king Louis XIV
  • Visit the tourist village of Anduze, especially interesting on Thursday, when there is a market. During the summermonths there is always something to do, be it a concert, a ceramic exhibition, an evening market, etc.. To admire the symbol of Anduze, the "Vases d'Anduze", a stop at one of the potteries is indispensable. If afterwards you would like to get started yourself, we can organise a pottery workshop for you.
  • Adventureparcs:
    Le Parc Parfum d'Aventure
    Forest Parc
  • Car and motor lovers can go to the Pôle Mécanique in Alès, with a karting circuit, a racing track for cars and motorbikes and an off-road circuit for enduro, 4x4, rallye, etc..

Not to be missed:


Uzès – the first Duchy of France

Uzès is a exceptional city, with its magnificent "Place aux Herbes", which you should definately visit on Saturday, market day, with its narrow and winding medieval streets. Here you will also find the Haribo candy museum.

Nîmes – the Roman city

Nîmes is a 45 minutes drive and is an old Roman city with a rich history and culture. There is a cosy centre with narrow streets with many small shops and there are also many squares worth discovering. The main attractions of this city are "Le Tour Magne", "La Maison Carré" and the arena which has remained completely intact and where events take place regularly, like the Roman games, courses camarguaises, feria's, concerts from stars like Supertramp, Santana, Sting, enz.. Information of the city in English can be found here.

Montpellier – the University city

Montpellier is a thrilling city in full expansion because of its many students and thanks to the many investments from the region. There is a cosy historical centre which is located around the famous Place de la Comédie and a brand new entertainment centre, the Odysseum has been built, with a mall, cinema, restaurants, aquarium, planetarium, laser shooting, bowling, etc..

Avignon – de pauselijke stad

Avignon is the capital of the Provence, famous because of the bridge of St Bénezet from the song "Sur le pont d'Avignon, on y danse,…". Capital of the Christendom in the Middle Ages, Avignon kept of its History a heritage of exception: the Popes' Palace and the Bridge of Avignon, as well as the ramparts since the garden of Doms up to the Bridge.In July Avignon becomes the world capital of theater during the three weeks of the Festival d'Avignon.

As you can see, plenty of things to do during your holiday.