Saint Maximin is located just a short distance from Uzès - the oldest Duchy of France - it has stood on its spur of rock keeping watch over vineyards, orchards and the Garique since time immemorial. It is in one of the most beautiful regions of southern France - the departement Gard in the Languedoc-Roussillion.
Here - in the sunny south of France - you will find a varied programme for your vacation - for every taste, every age and every budget.
No matter if you are interested in the amazing Roman past, the magnificent beaches of the Mediterranean Sea, the world wide famous black bulls, white horses and the pink flamingos of the Camargue - or the innumerous medieval villages - everything is just a stone`s throw away!
At first - the pictureque little villages, then the world-renowned Aqueduct of the Pont du Gard from the Roman times (5 km), the medieval town of Uzès (2 km), Nimes with the roman arena and the Maison Carreè (35 km), Avignon, the Pope`s town and it`s famous bridge (35 km), the one of a kind amphitheater of Arles (50 km), also the incredible landscapes of the Camargue - everything surrounds you with a 1 hour drive.
Every day of the week you will find many traditional, provencal markets arround us. Markets to relax in, to enjoy, taste and shop or just to dream. You will find there multiple regional products - as well as the typical, colourful draperies and potteries, and not to be forgotten - the never ending "Broconte - Antique - Flee - markets", where till today - you can find curiose snips and a wide range of bargaines.
www. avignon.fr (Site officiel de la ville d'Avignon)
www.ot-nimes.fr (Office du tourisme de la ville de Nimes)
www.bambouseraie.fr (Site internet de la bambouseraie à Anduze)
www.pontdugard.fr (Site officiel du Pont du Gard)
www.citev.com (Site du train à vapeur des Cévennes)