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3 star campsite Uzès
Uzès is one of those names that sing in everyone’s imagination. This small historic city surrounded by a hilly nature that looks like Tuscany, is rich in 1000 years of history. The formula campsite Uzès is an excellent way to discover the Uzège at an economical rate while enjoying the great comfort of a mobile home rental near Uzès.
The barralet campsite is very close to Uzès, only 15 minutes away, on the banks of the Gardon Gorges. Anchored at the water’s edge, at the confluence of the Alzon and the Gardon, near the village of Collias, the 3-star Le Barralet campsite offers you the possibility of renting pitches for your tent or your caravan, but also of renting a mobile home or a chalet for 2 to 6 people with all the comfort. Your camping holidays near Uzès start well!
Camping Uzès with pool
Camping near Uzès is often synonymous with camping with a swimming pool. This is a minimum in the Gard where temperatures can be very high in the summer months. That’s why camping le Barralet is a great place to stay when camping near the town of Uzès. It has a beautiful swimming pool with a large solarium. After visiting Uzès and the surrounding area, Le Barralet campers enjoy a well-deserved rest around the swimming pool, having a quiet drink and taking in the wonderful scenery above the Gardon gorges. The swimming pool is open from May to September, depending on the weather, which is usually very sunny in summer. You will find deckchairs at the edge of the campsite pool.
What to see and do while camping in Uzès?
When you stay at a campsite near Uzès, the first visit to check off your agenda is undoubtedly the town of art and history of Uzès. It’s like being in a film set, except that everything here is real and period. Uzès has many assets to seduce all visitors.
However, let’s start with the Duchy, whose emblematic symbol is the Ducal Castle. It is located in the centre of the city. The first stones of this imposing building date from the 12th century, the façade from the Renaissance and the main courtyard from the 18th century. The cathedral is just a few steps away and will also enchant any architecture enthusiast.
You will also find several museums with the common feature of appealing to both young and old. Like the Musée 1900, which presents a collection of 3500 objects from the beginning of the last century (cars, motorbikes, bicycles, toys…) Just next to Uzès, in Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, the Musée one century of Roulottes is a real curiosity. Built between 1860 and 1970, these little houses on wheels were used for film shoots. Today you can visit all of them and even rent some of them to spend the night.
To discover the other treasures of Uzès, the best thing to do is to stroll through the pedestrianised streets of the centre which lead to the Place aux Herbes, which is best visited on a market day. Whatever your tastes, you will find shops and restaurants in this magnificent district that will meet your expectations. As you wander through the narrow streets, you will discover the magnificent Renaissance facades of the 17th and 18th century town houses. Silk was the wealth of the duchy and this can be seen in the sumptuous architecture.
And finally, for a successful family expedition, how could you not stop at the Haribo Candy Museum, at the entrance to the town coming from Collias. It is a must to know everything about the history and the manufacture of these sweets, but above all for its shop: heaven on earth for little gourmets. To go further in the discovery of Uzès, discover the site of the Tourist Office.