Stays  and week-ends around a theme in Uzes and around the Pont du Gardhome page

    Uzes, city of art and history is one of the most beautiful cities in France.

It has kept a very rich historical heritage, it is surrounded by landscapes like those of Tuscany...

You can choose the discovery according to different will find any necessary information at the Mas du Lac : documentation, books, itineraries...

To intensify your stay


If you arrive on a Friday evening, you can spend the saturday morning in this wonderful market which in itself is worth the stay.

Night with breakfast
2 people : 99 €.

Not to have regrets...

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The Uzes region has got a clay deposit of exeptional quality, made of 25 different kinds of clay. That explains why it has been from its beginning a privileged place for traditional pottery ( for example the tiles for le Palais des Papes in the 13th century ) and nowadays that of modern ceramics.
In the region you will find 2 museums, around 20 pottery workshops at St Quentin la Poterie (4 kms from Uzes), and one of the most beautiful ceramics art galleries, Terra Viva.

Uzes is located in the heart of a region rich in roman presence.The Pont du Gard aqueduc has its source in Uzes.

Within an hour drive you can discover :
Arles  :antique theatre, arenas, forum,Alyscamp, antique art museum.
Saint Remy de Provence : the Antiques, Glanum a gallo-roman city wonderfully preserved.
Nimes : Arenas, Maison Carree,Museum
Orange : Theatre, Triumph Arch
And Vaison la Romaine...

Uzes is one of the first to have benefited of  a status of preserved territory.

You can immerse yourself for 2 or 3 days in this wonderfully restored city; whether you follow the guided tours or discover by yourself : the cathedral, the Tour Fenestrelle, Duche and Tour du Roi, or de l`Eveque (King or Bishop Tower).Also the medieval garden, the Place aux Herbes, and different hotels particuliers or townhouses...

Uzes lies in a region where alternate `garrigues`(bushlike land) and cultivated plains.

Natural environment is preserved, and has 2 very beautiful valleys : the Eure valley at the feet of the city from which started the aqueduc of the Pont du Gard, that has been preserved for more than a century; and the Gardon valley that has stayed very wild with eagles, beavers and wasp nests .
At the heart of Uzes you can discover the specific botany of Jardin Médiéval...

At the Mas du Lac, Culture and Nature enhance your stay where welcome will be privileged...Everyone is invited to daydreaming...the dream of a more fraternal and harmonious world...

Stays around wine and gastronomy tours

From Uzes (within an hour`s drive range) you can do tours to taste the best wines : Chateauneud du Pape, Gigondas, Vacqueras, Beaumes de Venise, Tavel...for example...and end up having a meal at the Castellas restaurant at Collias (6 kms), that has just got it second star ! or Chez Lisa, next to Le Pont du Gard...

Leaving Uzes, and still within an hour range, you will discover abbeys and churches amongst the most beautiful in romanesque architecture :
Senanque, Montmajour. St Trophime in Arles,Saint-Gilles, Saint-Guilhem...but also numerous little churches and chapels in villages and in the countryside..,Saint Jean d`Orgerolls, Saint Pierre de Vers, Saint Genies, Saint Michel de Masmolene, Saint Jean Baptiste de Venejean...

Emmanuelle, who has got an exhibition of her potteries at the Mas du Lac, also animates pottery courses in 2 lessons :
     > Moulding,
     > Cooking, enamelling, smoking

RATES : 100 € for 6 hours, including a meal at the Mas du


Pottery and ceramics course

hand made in workshop Dédaele multimédia

Martine de Fontanes - Mas du Lac  Chemin Mas de Rey 30700 UZES - - Tel. 33 6 11 33 38 43