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Renting a group gite in the Gard

Are you looking for a destination in France for your group vacation? Do you have a preference for cultural visits? Or for the mountain? The sea? The sun? The gastronomy? Or maybe all of these at once? The Gard is the department of France made for you.

Come and discover our proposals for group lodging. With your family or friends, you will find the vacation rental that meets your expectations. In the Gard, you will encounter only one problem: 5 weeks of paid vacations will not be enough to discover everything.

With family or friends : our gites for groups in the Gard

Our cottage villages located in this department of southern France have all the essential facilities for your comfort: parking, bathroom, small fitted kitchen, washing machine, WIFI access. So you can be reassured on this point: in our gites, you will lack nothing.

Our proposals nevertheless go well beyond the essentials. Our group gites take into account your desires, your needs for rest. Our goal is to make you have a good time within the gite village itself. Adults and children alike need to be able to rest after a day of sightseeing or hiking. You will therefore find, depending on the village of rental cottages you choose:

  • Playground;
  • Children’s games;
  • Pétanque court;
  • Pool;
  • Billiards;
  • Sports equipment;
  • Solarium;
  • Barbecue;
  • Animations.

The friendly atmosphere is guaranteed in our rental cottages dedicated to groups. Kids can let off steam on the playground while parents play pool, petanque, or lounge in the pool or sun. And for professional groups and groups of individuals, some vacation rental cottages offer the use of large rooms for organizing meetings or for festive occasions.

Our vacation rental cottages are all ideally located in the Gard region. You will have to choose whether you prefer a rental in the heart of the southern Cevennes, another located at the foot of these same mountains, near ancient Nîmes or by the sea. Our cottages can accommodate groups of up to 60 people. Cottages, mobile homes, first floor or first floor: each member of the group will find the right rental for the perfect vacation.

For a restful, enjoyable vacation, choose a rental in one of our gite villages. During your family or group stays, you will discover one of the most beautiful departments in France without exhausting yourself in logistical worries.

The Gard, between sea and mountains, between culture and nature

Do you dream of the South of France? Of nature vacations? Of gastronomy? Of history and culture? Go on vacation in one of the few regions in France that offers all of these.

Between vineyards and olive trees, it looks like the South

In this department of France, the vineyard represents the largest portion of farmland and is an attractive landscape. You will discover wines renowned throughout France: Tavel, Côtes-du-rhône, Lirac, etc.

The garrigue of Gard, typical of the Mediterranean climate, is largely preserved. You will be able to observe many plants and species that exist nowhere else.

In the south of the department, the Camargue gardoise overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. Its landscapes, cattle breeding, Camargue races, the regional nature reserve of Scamandre with its pink flamingos: it is a legendary heritage that this region of France offers you for your vacations!

Add to these promises no less than 11 most beautiful villages in France and you will understand that the Gard country is full of unexpected riches.


Backpacks and exceptional sites

The Gard thus offers a typical landscape of the South of France. But it goes beyond that, presenting further north a playground conducive to discovery for hikers and nature lovers.

Put on your backpack and begin your hike in the heart of the Southern Cevennes. Take the GR6, climb to the observatory of the Mont-Aigoual, the highest point of the department at 1500 meters. You will have a magnificent panorama of the Cevennes arc. Go deep into the chestnut groves and stop for a few moments in the Cevennes villages that have preserved a picturesque unique in France.

And if you have any energy left, as a group or as a couple, recharge your batteries in exceptional natural sites :

  • the Cirque de Navacelles is labeled Grand Site de France, it is not possible to visit the region without stopping there and it is not possible to stop there without being impressed by this geological wonder ;
  • the Bambouseraie stands out in this landscape with its bamboo forest, its Japanese garden and its Laotian village, but it is a must-see in the department that will bring you rest and serenity;
  • the grottos dot the department of Gard. The two most important are the Grotte de la Salamandre and the Grotte de Trabuc. They both present a dreamy aesthetic. And if you’re passionate about caves, you can take a trip to the neighboring Hérault to the Grotte des Demoiselles a little north of Montpellier.

5 Heritage wonders of the Gard

The rich heritage of the Gard region is no longer presented. Nevertheless, here are 5 wonders that will refresh your memory for your next vacation:

  • the Pont du Gard is one of the first French sites classified as World Heritage by Unesco and one of the visited; it is accompanied by a museum that complements it harmoniously;
  • the Ancient Nîmes, the Arena, the Maison Carré, the Museum of Romanity, plunge you into the heart of antiquity;
  • the medieval city of Aigues-Mortes founded by St. Louis presents its ramparts to medieval history buffs;
  • nearby Aigues-Mortes, the abbey church of Saint-Gilles is a stopover on the roads to Compostela and a place of pilgrimage ;
  • the Maison Rouge, finally, is a musée des traditions cévenoles designed to preserve and exhibit all the popular memory of the Cévennes country.

The neighboring departments also have their pearls: Avignon in the Vaucluse, Lamalou les Bains or Montpellier in the Hérault. These sites can be the subject of a short getaway from your rental in the Gard or be the subject of other vacations, given their richness. On this occasion, come and discover a self-catering rental for groups or families located in the heart of the Parc régional du Haut Languedoc: the Domaine du Moulinet. The Domaine du Moulinet welcomes you in a bucolic and heavenly setting.

The tourist wealth of the Gard will indeed keep you busy for a long time. And to rest from these outings, hikes, cultural visits, choose for your vacation rentals one of our cottages for groups or for families. On vacation, rest is essential !

Gard gastronomy

In the Gard, gastronomy begins with oenology. The many wines produced by this department of France invite comparisons and tasting.

The olive oil, chestnut, onion, mushrooms are typical of the dishes of the region. But you will also find all the fruits and vegetables of the sun. In Nîmes, you will have to try a pâté that is a must for Gardois meals. Pork or tripe dishes are also in the spotlight.

Finally, to accompany the wine, one should not neglect the cheese, sacred in France. The Pélardon is a typical goat cheese from the southern Cévennes that obtained an Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée in 2000.