Goudargues or the "Venise Gardoise" (due to the abundant springs running through the village) is a small village located 29 km from Uzès in the heart of the Cèze Valley. Its proximity to the river Cèze a few meters away offers magnificent natural beaches. A village that gives an atmosphere of the most authentic and natural.
A few canals have managed to slip into the heart of the village, the alleys are covered with plane trees which make the place unique and allows you to take some beautiful pictures.
The inhabitants of Goudargues are always amazed by the beauty of their little village. This beautiful nature, the generous shade offered by the large leafy trees, the delicate sound of the watercourse, the softness of the fountains on the shaded plots offers an undeniable charm.
This untiring landscape will make you laze in the alleys every day. This village is home to everything you will need to live in comfort and calm. Between restaurants, local shops, wine cellars but also souvenir and craft shops.
You will be able to discover the magnificent architectural heritage that this village offers. This one which was built around an abbey. The majestic abbey church dating from the 12th century shows a certain power and testifies to the rich past of this village. A large carved stone entrance door proves once again its great quality as seen on the famous Pont du Gard bridge. The facades of the village houses are equally elegant and authentic.
Many vestiges are still present such as the Roman baths and old village houses. Stone, an architectural element reflecting the atmosphere of the Gard, can be found in many mas, villas and village properties. Several houses are decorated with beautiful arcades sheltering their cellars. These are also equipped with beautiful interior courtyards adding outdoor spaces to the village houses, properties and village mas in the centre of Goudargues.
You have surely heard about the magnificent wash house of Goudargues, this one is worth a visit with this superb bronze frog on top which gives a certain charm surrounded by all this greenery.
Walking through the narrow streets of the beautiful village of Goudargues, you can discover beautiful village houses, properties and mas in the center of the village of Goudargues, village house with garden or with a pretty courtyard. You will also be able to see in hotels, private buildings of superb apartments with terrace or balcony. You can also discover in the surroundings of the historical center of Goudargues village houses to renovate.
As soon as the sun is shining, you will enjoy long bike rides in the surrounding countryside, you will walk along the many paths that this idyllic setting offers to visit the small villages in the area such as La Roque-sur Cèze, Méjannes-Le-Clap or Cornillon. By canoe or paddle, you will be able to discover the Cèze under a new eye. The circuits are suitable even for the youngest and the rapids are fantastic.
Goudargues also hosts its own street festival "Les Goûts d'Arts Gais" which usually takes place on the last weekend of July and brings together many artists to give rhythm to this small village during the summer. The votive festivals bring a real atmosphere also during the month of August, as do many villages in the Gard. It is a tradition that continues to bring together both large and small.