See & Do

Things to see & do

Chateau de Potelières is ideally situated in an unspoilt environment close to the popular tourist sites of the Ardèche, the Camargue and the Cevennes of which 3 are classified as World Heritage of Humanity: Cevennes National Park (15mn), Pont du Gard (40mn), The Chauvet - Pont d'Arc cave (40mn).

The historic towns of Uzès (30mn), Nîmes, Arles, Avignon and Montpellier are within a radius of 60 to 100 km, as is the Mediterranean!

The Cèze valley has some remarkable sites, in an unspoilt, protected setting that extends from the Cevennes National Park to the Rhone Valley. There is a wide range of tourist options:

• La Cocalière, Chauvet (Pont d'Arc Cavern), Salamandre, Trabuc, Aven dOrgnac caves
• Cascades du Sautadet (waterfalls) near La Roque sur Cèze
• Cèze, Ardèche and Chassezac Gorges
Bambouseraie in Anduze, Camelia Gardens Alès
• Several castles: Portes, Allègre, Aujac
The Pont du Gard and Roman sites
• Museums:  Silk, The Resistance, Cevennes Protestants, Music
• The historic and picturesque villages of Barjac, St Ambroix, Lussan, ...

But if you’re feeling more adventurous, there are plenty of outdoor and water-sports activities:
• Canoeing, rafting, gold panning, pot-holing, climbing, hiking, cycling, horse-riding
• Hang-gliding, hot-air ballooning, flying

And if you’re concerned about your fitness:
• Water cures and balneotherapy at the Allègre-les-Fumades Spa (5km)