About Uzès

Visit Uzès: One of France’s most charming and popular destinations

Uzès is becoming one of the most popular towns in the south of France. The medieval town is within easy traveling distance from Montpellier, Nimes and Avignon. It’s proximity to Marseille, Provence and the Côte d’Azur make Uzès a great one day trip or stopping place. The town’s population of 9,000 residents nearly doubles during heavy tourist season, July and August.
Enjoy reading through the many stories about Uzès and see why I’m in love with the place!

Posts About Uzès


How to Get To/From Uzès


By Air

Most people who visit Uzès seem to come in through Paris, Lyon or Barcelona. From those major airports you can continue onto Uzès by train or regional airline.

The route I take back and forth to the US most often takes me through Paris. Here are some suggestions about traveling through the Charles deGaulle Airport in Paris on the way to/from the TGV station nearby.

A Photo Guide to the SNCF/TGV Trains at Paris’ CDG Airport

Travel Tips for Passing Through CDG Paris

The closest airports to Uzès are in Nimes, Montpellier and Marseilles. Some major airlines service these airports.

Nimes Flight Schedule

Montpellier Flight Schedule

Marseille Flight Schedule

By Train

The closest train service to/from Uzès is out of Nimes and two stations in Avignon.

Nimes Trains

Avignon Centre

Avignon TGV 

Often visitors to Uzès come in through the airport in Barcelona, spend a few days in the vibrant Spanish city, then take trains to Avignon or Nimes.

How to Get to France Via Barcelona



By Bus

Although there is no train service into Uzès, there is bus service to and from Uzès to train stations in Nimes and Avignon. From the train stations, passengers can reach most destinations in France and beyond with hi-speed and local train service.

Bus Schedules To/From Uzès


Uzès Weather

Uzès enjoys some of the most pleasant weather in all of France. The region is “Mediterranean” with as many as 300 days of sunshine each year. There is seldom, if ever, snow in Uzès. Throughout the year, and particularly in the winter, the famous “mistral” treats Uzès to strong winds that lasts for hours, sometimes days at a time. (Read about “Le Mistral)

  • January and February are the winter months. Lots of rain, occasional frosts and snowfalls on the plains. Consistent snow in the mountains.
  • March and April are unpredictable, with glorious sunny interspersed with cloudy, rainy cool days.
  • May and June are usually pleasant, with lots of sunshine and warm temperatures.
  • July and August are hot and dry, with temperatures around 30° C. September can feel humid.
  • October is often beautiful month. Days are warm and sunny.
  • November and December are cooler but still very pleasant, with lots of sunshine. (Source)
  • Current local weather

Visit Uzès on Special Occasions

July & August

Tuesday night market

Les Mardis Nocturnes D’Uzès

Fete Votive

Summer’s in Full Swing in the South of France: It’s Fete Votive inUzès

The Bulls are Here!

Saturday and Wednesday Market

It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Autumn in Uzès

7 Great Ideas for An Awesome Autumn Weekend Around Uzès

Winter in Uzès

Winter Market in Uzès: It’s Not Quite the Same

Uzès Christmas Market in Real Time

Christmas in Uzès, Here’s a Preview


So it begins: Destination Uzès, France

L’atelier de Ours

Place aux Herbes 

Vallée d l’Eure

Movie Theatre

A Day in the Life of an Expat in Uzès


Office of Tourism



Stay, Dine, and Explore Uzès

If you are planning to visit Uzès or nearby,  here are some places you may want to contact via their websites.


Luxurious & comfortable apartment overlooking the Place aux Herbes (video)

Le Belle la Vie




A lovely apartment on Place aux Herbes complete with a chef’s kitchen 




(In Arpaillargues)

Mas du Moulin




Favorite Restaurants and Cafes in Uzès

Oh La Vache

19 Place aux Herbes


Le Comptoir du 7

5 Boulevard Charles Gide


Ma Cantine,

22 Boulevard Gambetta


Le Vieux Café d’Aniathazze

1 boulevard Gambetta


Les Terroirs 

5 Place aux Herbes




10 Place Dampmartin




Visit Uzès Cooking Schools

Cook’n with Class

A Taste of Provence and the Mediterrenean 

French Cooking Classes and Week-Long Cooking Holidays

More Information


Le Pistou Cooking School 

Authentic Provençal Cooking Classes

Classes are given on demand and by reservation

More information 


Places to Explore

Uzes Day Trip: Arles, Saintes-Maries-De-La-Mer and the Camargue

7 Great Ideas for An Awesome Autumn Weekend Around Uzès

Uzes to Nice: Nice!

Uzes on Sundays: Horses, Swans, and Otters “Oh My!”

Uzes in November: A Two-Day Tour