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Duché

This fortified château belonged to the House of Crussol, who were the dukes of Uzès for over 1000 years until the French Revolution. The building is a Renaissance wonder, with a majestic 16th-century façade showing …
Gastronomy in Uzès

La Table d'Uzès

At this Michelin-starred restaurant inside La Maison d'Uzès, Chef Christophe Ducros works his magic with seasonal sun-ripened local produce such as apricots, courgettes, aubergines, tomatoes, green beans, line-caugh…
Ice Cream in Uzès

La Fabrique Givrée

Exquisite seasonal flavours at this late-opening artisanal glacier (ice-cream maker) range from chestnut, salted caramel and lemon to exotic Iranian pistachio, Guatemalan coffee, Lebanon orange flower and Tahitian v…
Cathedral in Uzès

Cathédrale St-Théodont

Built in 1090 on the site of a Roman temple, Uzès' cathedral was partially destroyed in both the 13th and 16th centuries and stripped during the French Revolution. All that remains of the 11th-century church is its …
Museum in Uzès

Musée du Bonbon Haribo

Uzès’ history as a confectionery centre lives on at this Wonka-esque museum, which explores the sweets-making process from the early 20th century through to the present day. There’s a collection of antique advertisi…
Cafe in Uzès

La Fille des Vignes

Multicoloured light bulbs frame the forest-green façade of this lively local favourite, which serves great coffee, tea, local wine and seasonal fruit cocktails as well as hearty bistro fare. Umbrella-shaded tables f…
Deli in Uzès

Terroirs

Dine under the arcades or on the cobbled square at this smart deli-cafe. Nearly all that they sell (honey, oil, pâté, wines, herbs) has been locally sourced by the owner. Their assiettes gourmandes (gourmet platters…
Bistro in Uzès

Le Comptoir du 7

Choose from a barrel-vaulted dining room or a courtyard garden in which to dine on Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. The food is fresh and seasonal, so the menu is dictated by what arrives at the market – always a goo…
Gardens in Uzès

Jardin Médiéval

This delightful garden contains a wealth of plants and flowers that served a variety of purposes for their medieval planters: medicinal, nutritional and symbolic. Climbing 100 steps inside the Tour du Roi (King's To…
Music in Uzès

Nuits Musicales d’Uzès

This international festival of Baroque music and jazz takes place during the second half of July.