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Where to eat in the Uzès vicinity

There are many places to dine near Uzès, all just a short drive away. Amidst the rolling countryside, abundant with vineyards and olive groves , you’ll find a few special dining spots, worth driving a little way out of town …

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Celebrating four years of Shutters and Sunflowers!

It’s been four years since I started writing, Shutters and Sunflowers, when I was sharing my life in Provence. I’m still writing, mostly about travel and you’re still reading, thank you, but behind the scenes ‘blogging’ has evolved greatly. Every …

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Ducal castle of Uzes, Languedoc Roussillon, France
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Know the historical facts on your visit to Uzès!

Uzès has a vibrant, ancient history, did you know that: Uzès was first settled over one thousand years ago? During Roman Times it was an important commercial and cultural center? Duche d’ Uzès Uzès is the home to the first duchy …

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Uzes market, Saturdays and Wednesdays in Uzes, Languedoc Roussillon, France
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Visit the Uzès Markets!

 The fabulous Uzès market can be found every Wednesday and Saturday by the arches of its magnificent central square, Place-aux-Herbes. On Wednesdays in the Uzès market you’ll find smiling locals offer mouthwatering, regional produce. Cheeses, garlic, wine, flowers, lavender, olive oil, …

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La Place-aux-Herbes, Uzès

  At the the heart of the beautiful city of Uzès’ lies the architecturally stunning, La Place-aux-Herbes. La Place-aux-Herbes is a vast, cobbled square surrounded on three sides by golden, stone arches whose domed canopy covers the patios of shops and …

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Fenestrelle Tower, Uzès ,Languedoc Rousillon,
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The Fenestrelle Tower Uzès

Rue du Portalet, 30700 Uzes Tel : +33 (0)4 66 22 68 88 The Fenestrelle tower is Uzès’ most famous landmark, adjacent to Saint-Théodorit Cathedral, built at the end of the 11th century, this ‘tower of windows’ is the only campanile tower in France. A …

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A video glimpse into Uzes along the Streets of Uzes
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Watch this video glimpse into Uzès

The enchanting medieval bastide city of Uzès, just outside of Provence, in Languedoc Roussillon. Come and wander its cobbled streets, admire its gently worn, shuttered buildings. Discover the Ducal château, its Medieval Garden and iconic Fenestrelle tower. Sit under one of the …

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Bec au Vin Restaurant, Uzes, Languedoc Roussillon, France
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Restaurants and dining in Uzès

Where to dine in Uzès? Maybe under the golden arches in Place aux Herbes, shaded by the broad sycamore branches in the square. Enjoying ‘feu de bois’ pizzas on a cobbled streets or a pretty terrace. Savouring French cuisine at …

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Where to stay in Uzes, Languedoc Roussillon
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Where to stay in Uzès

Imagine falling asleep in a luxurious room, once part of grand Renaissance French mansion or under soft linens in the bedroom a now historical, listed building. Or staying in an exquisitely, charming bedroom filled with fresh flowers where the warmth …

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