e-bike tours

Boisseron (10 minutes by car) Head out on a ruggedised e-scooter on tracks around Boisseron.  All sorts of options are available from quick tours to longer ones, including tasting tours of local vineyards and foods.  English and Spanish spoken (as … Read More

Cliff Jumping and Climbing

Vidourle River (5 minutes by bike) Head towards Villetelle and you will find Aubais Plage, a river beach popular with locals set beside a medieval water mill.  Above the weir, the water is calm and curiously warm in the summer … Read More

Hot Air Ballooning

What a treat!  You can either take off near the Pont du Gard or from Uzes (the source of the water for the aqueduct).  If it’s Uzes, you will see the Roman town planning as you gently ascend.  It’s an … Read More

Tree Tops

Climbing in the trees seems particular popular in France (think of Go Ape if you are English) and there are loads of courses.  There is a good one nearby on the road to Sommières – but be warned, it can … Read More


Everywhere you go, there are vineyards you can visit and degustations you can do.  More or less on the doorstep, on the way to Sommières, is the Domaine de Massereau which is family run and which offers tours and tastings … Read More

Windsurfing, Standup Paddle etc.

There are loads of places to do this, kitesurfing too…  But our favourite is the salt water lake near La Grande Motte with windsurfers and paddle boards for hire.  Instruction available too, with English spoken if required.  There are often … Read More


La Grande Motte (30 minutes away) is well-developed and a favourite of Parisiens.  Busy but huge beaches so plenty of room and plenty of activities including tubing and windsurfing with showers on beach.  You’d be advised to book activities in … Read More


Each town has its own fête votive and each celebrates it with bulls.  The fêtes seem to be coordinated such that there is one somewhere nearby each week during the summer.  There is running with the bulls in the street, … Read More


A fun day out – but book in advance.  The run out from Collias [windy roads to get there: 50 mins by car] brings you under the Pont du Gard (see post under Places to Visit), or a bit further … Read More

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