The Pont du Gard, and its monumental auqueduct-bridge, erected in the 1st century, is a landmark not to be missed in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Classed as a Historical Monument in 1840, it is also classed World Heritage Monument by Unesco in 1985.
Renovated and regularly maintained, the Pont Du Gard is pampered for the greatest pleasure of passing visitors The site is accessible all year long.
During the summer, it is lovely to swim in the waters of the Gardon and the rest of the time, numerous walks and trails will allow you to discover the garrigue. Numerous residences are available to welcome families, and groups of friends or couples for holidays in Pont du Gard that will allow you to relax.
The Pont du Gard is located in a sunny region that is rich in cultural and natural heritage. Come and discover the beautiful and colourful landscapes of the region during your holidays in Pont du Gard.
The Pont du Gard
Of course, the Pont du Gard is worth visiting. With its three imposing stone floors, it is a marvel of architecture and can be admired for hours. During the summer, you will be able to swim in the Gardon, or Gard. Events and festivities animate the site all year long, such as the incredible lights of the aqueduct during the summer nights, the Bal du Pont on the 15th of August, the nocturnal visits or even the Livres au Pont, a musical festival. Your holidays in Pont du Gard will delight you!
Discovering the natural heritage of the Gard
After having watched the show of the Pont du Gard, you can put your walking shoes on and go searching for the natural heritage of the Gard during your holidays.
On the schedule for families and groups of friends wanting to discover the region: la Garrigue and its flora that is so particular; hiking and the trails of Vers-Pont du Gard; the pits of Fournès, a lunar and clay landscape that is made up of spikes that have been shaped through erosion; the Gorges du Gardon, a natural feature that will seduce you by the beauty of its canyon ; the grotto de la Salamandre or Trabuc to discover the innards of the earth