Gard land nuggets

B&B Les Aires Passagères

Agenda: 

DAY1 – Arrival in SERNHAC

  • Installation in your B&B. Close to the Pont du Gard, in the dependencies of a XVIIIth century mansion, a former orchard property at the heart of the village of Sernhac, the AIRES PASSAGERES, B&B certified by the European ECOLABEL, will allow you to enjoy charming old stonework in a very modern and comfortable ambience. Quietness, swimming pool and large gaden for the relaxing side, the house is also ideally located for joining easily main various touristic sites, the Gallo-Roman heritage, the numerous festivals,hiking trails, sporting activities, museums...
  • Your dinner will be served in a restaurant close to your room.

DAY2 – One day in Cevennes

  • Your hostess serves you a friendly breakfast: fresh craky bred, croissants, fruit juices and housemade jams.
  • At 11am, you'll visit a vineyard and taste several vintages ofAOP Duché d’Uzès.
  • You'll have lunch at a «Qualité Sud de France» restaurant in the village of Ribaute-Les-Taverne.
  • After lunch, you'll visit an Arboretum Bonsaï garden, unique in Europe. This Japanese garden offers the opportunity of a quiet and meditative walk in the nature.
  • The end of this afternoon is ideal for uncovering the famous Anduze potters.
  • Dinner and overnight in Sernhac.

DAY3 – Wandering the vineyards and the scrubland

  • Managed by Emmanuel Pédeneau, the day starts with a carriage ride across the scrubland, up untill the Capitelles (dry stonework huts built by shepherds), typical from Gard land.
  • You'll then stop over in a vineyard to taste the wines before going back the Font Clarette stables.
  • For lunch, you'll have a gourmet pic-nic.
  • You'll then be invited to a "digestive walk" across vineyards and scrubland, commented and organized by one of our partner's cellar.On top of it, you'll also visit the winemaking cellar ans taste the wines!
  • You'll have dinner beautiful downtown Uzes.

DAY4 – The local producers

  • You'll discover Uzes: the open market (on wednesday and saturday), the museum, the Fenestrelle tower, beautiful cobbled streets...
  • At 11am, you'll get to a vineyard, right downtow Uzes to discover their vintages.
  • You'll have lunch at one of the best restaurants of Uzes.
  • For coffee time, an artisan, will let you enjoy its best "crus" roasted into the oldest roater still operating in France using charcoal.
  • The afternoon carries on with discovering the secrets of fabrication of Gard land olive oil, the "Moulin d'Uzes (an olive press) in Saint Maximin.
  • You're then appointed to a vineyard, next to the press, for a commented wine tasting session.
  • Dinner will be served next to your room.

Day5 – Romanism

  • Right after having had your homemade breakfast, you'll start this Roman day right  from the foot of the famous Pont du Gard, majestic Roman monument registered at the Wrold heritage of Unesco since1985, also labeled « Grand Site de France® » en 2004 and« qualité Sud de France» in october 2009. You'll get free acess to the whole site: the museum, the "scrubland memorie" walks, the temporary shows, the movie.
  • Sporting activities as caving or canoeing... can also  be booked extra for you. (Optional)
  • Lunch on site at the restaurant « Les Terrasses » face to the somptuous monument.

Gard land nuggets

This stay is an opportunity to uncover warious jewels in our Gard land.
Each day is organized around a different local theme: Cevennes, gastronomy, oenology and Romanism.
You will be comfortably installed in a premium B&B country style, among olive trees, fig trees and large pines.

 

Hélène Nogueira, founder of AVINTOUR, will welcome you upon your arrival and explain you all the details that you may need for your stay.

She will be your personal contact for all your stay in Gard land. She will also hand over you your road book: this is your actual travel guide. You’ll find in it the different steps of your course, the GPS location of the meeting points, addresses and phone numbers of each of our service providers, as well as all your booking details and access tickets.

5 Days
4 Nights

Price: 

599.00€
Average price per attendee, including taxes, for 2 adults onwards in double bedroom and full-board.

Includes: 

  • Aires Passagères B&B fo r4 nights in double bedrooms, breakfat inclusive.
  • 4 lunches and 4 dinners at restaurants garantteeing fresh local products cooking.
  • Visits, tasting sessions and entrance fees to activities.

Does not include: 

  • Transportation and transfers.
  • Beverages outside meals.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any service not mentioned in the included agenda.
  • Extra sporting activities
  • Extra personal insurances

Important:The Itenary included is purely indicative and may be modified according to lodging places availability which depend on your dates of stay. Please feel free to contact us.

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