Cultural and sporting stays
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Original tourist circuits

The Domaine des Escaunes, domaine for weddings and seminars between Nîmes and Avignon, offers you cultural and sporting stays, supervised by guidesand professional guide-lecturers. Discover the Provence of Alphonse Daudet, the Roman Provence, Van Gogh in the sun, the Pont du Gard and its surroundings by bike... Stays that allow you to discover in a different way, and with passionate people, some of the riches of the Gard department.

Cultural tours Professionals support you

The cultural circuits offered by the Domaine des Escaunes are led by guide-lecturers approved by the Ministry of Culture or by the historian and writer Michel Carly.

Literary walks The real Provence of Alphonse Daudet

The Domaine des Escaunes offers you a circuit imagined and guided by Michel Carly, writer and historian, who takes you to discover Fontvieille, the valley des Baux, Paradou, Barbigal, Tarascon, Saint-Gabriel, Beaucaire, Maillane, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Jonquièresand Nîmes. Find out the dates and booking details for this off-the-beaten-track tour.

Roman Provence Go back 2000 years

The department of Gard was particularly marked by the Roman presence. This circuit entitled Roman Provence takes you to Uzès, to the Pont du Gard, where you will learn that tunnels join our domain; Nîmes, the arenasand the Maison Carrée; the antique theater, the museumand the Arc de Triomphe of Orange; the city of Vaison-la-Romaine, which has not yet revealed all its secrets... A tour led by an approved tour guide.

Van Gogh in the sun The artist's life in Provence

The famous painter lived in Provence. Michel Carly, writer and historian, invites you to follow in the footsteps of the artist: the places where he lived, the places where he painted... Your guide will tell you about Vincent Van Gogh, his life, his work. He will read you extracts from the painter's letters, to give the circuit even more life. You will go to Arles, Fontvieille, Baux-de-Provence, Maillane, Tarascon, Sète, Montpellier, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and Uzès. 

Along the water The Pont du Gard by bike

By bike, mountain bike, or perched on an electrically assisted mountain bike, set off to discover thePont du Gard, visiting the village of Uzès, the Eure valley, Nîmes, and Avignon, taking the greenway, an old fully tarmaced and secure railway, and the via Rhona, a surprising 815 km long cycle route. A 5-day circuit rich in discovery... and sport!

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