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Mas Pellier is located between the Ceze valley, the Ardeche gorges, Cevennes and Provence. A site of prehistory, dominating the Ceze Valley, the Ardeche gorges with its famous Pont d’Arc, the National Parc of Cevennes and Romance Provence.

Ardeche, Cevennes, Ceze

Ardeche, Cevennes, Ceze

Mas Pellier is located at the corner of Ardèche, Cévennes and Cèze

Ardèche:
Visit the Cave of Pont d'Arc, replica of the Cave Chauvet (protected prehistoric heritage)
Discover the natural site of Vallon Pont d'Arc

National park of the Cévennes:
Discovery of the local flora and fauna
Hiking, Kayak, Canyoning, Climbing, Via ferrata, Acro-branches, bathings of course!

Cèze river  :
The karstic tray of Méjannes the clapperboard is made an incision by a canyon which the river Cèze digs since the beginning of the neogene (approximately 80 million years).
Clear waters of Céze pass by so peacefully between magnificent fair cliffs on which nest any sorts of birds.
The beaches of the Roy, Terris or the Quittard, welcome in summer the swimmers  and can be reached by car within minutes

 

Ceze river valley

Ceze river valley

Cèze is a French river, a tributary of the Rhône in right bank, and which flows into the departments of Lozère and the Gard, in region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées.

Source : Wikipedia.org

Barjac antiques fair

Barjac antiques fair

Since 1972, twice a year, during the weekend of Easter and the weekend of 15 aôut, takes place the Fair in the Secondhand trade of Barjac.

Whole Europe comes ‘to mock’ on the lookout for the bargain, under the hundred-year-old plane trees of this typical village of the Gard.
A warm and relaxed atmosphere, a real pleasure ‘ of the South ‘, for most great pleasure of the amateurs but also the collectors.

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Gorges de l’Ardèche, Vallon Pont d’Arc

Gorges de l’Ardèche, Vallon Pont d’Arc

The gorges of Ardèche are an Ardèche place of interest.

Gorges, which form a real canyon of around thirty kilometers dug in the calcareous tray between Le Pont d’Arc (Vallon-Pont-d’Arc) and Saint-Martin-d’Ardèche, can be followed by car by the north side by a panoramic road through the scrubland. On their lower course, they form the border between the departments of Ardèche and the Gard.

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Provence

Provence

Provence : A place of charm and discoveries...

> Landscapes: its scrubland, its fields of lavender and sunflowers, and  the unique blue color of the Mediterranean Sea
> Welcoming villages, ochre, red tiles, fountains, Colourful markets and their Southern flavors and meals

> A 'Must': Baux-de-Provence : Provence was of any times artistic source of inspiration: Gauguin, Van Gogh, Cézanne
> The village of St-Rémy-de-Provence was Van Gogh's last harbor, and a big source of pictorial creation.
> The site of the Romanic Antiques, near St-Rémy of Provence, is also a magnificent place of discovery of the Romanic heritage
> Arles, its arenas and its Arles-Antiques museum

Ancient Theater of Orange

Ancient Theater of Orange

The ancient theater of Orange, built under Auguste’s reign in Ier century by the veterans of the Julius Caesar’s IIth legion, is one of Roman theaters the best the kept(preserved) to the world.

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Roman heritage

Roman heritage

Mas Pellier is an ideal starting point for the discovery of Roman heritage :

> Nîmes, Arles, their antique arenas and 'ferias' festivalities
> Avignon, its famous festival of the contemporary live performance and its Popes' Palace
> Orange, its theater, site of the famous ' Chorégies '

Nîmes and its Roman Arenas

Nîmes and its Roman Arenas

Situated between the Mediterranean Sea and the mountains of the Cévennes, the city is on the very busy axis connecting(binding) the low valley of the Rhône with the plain from the Languedoc.

Populated with 150 564 inhabitants on January 1st, 2013, the city of Nîmes knows in summer a notable influx of tourists come visit its monuments and participate in its ferias and festivals.

The foundation of Nîmes goes back to the Antiquity(Antique). Of Roman period, Nîmes can of monuments such as arenas(bullrings), the Square House or still the tower Hurries at the foot of which one(which) is situated the site of the sanctuary of the Fountain. This antique rich past is worth to him(her) the nickname of ” French Rome “.

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Ancient Theater of Orange

Ancient Theater of Orange

The ancient theater of Orange, built under Auguste’s reign in Ier century by the veterans of the Julius Caesar’s IIth legion, is one of Roman theaters the best the kept(preserved) to the world.

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Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

The pont du Gard is a Roman aqueduct at three levels, situated to Vers-Pont-du-Gard between Uzès and Nîmes, in the department of the Gard (France).

It steps over the Roach, or the Gard. Probably built in the first half of Ier century, he ensured the continuity of the Roman aqueduct which led the water of Uzès in Nîmes. According to the lattest researches, it would have stopped being used at the beginning of the VIth century.

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