Uzès, City of Art and History

This label “Ville d’Art et d’Histoire” rewards Uzès for all its work of preservation, animation and enhancement of its heritage. In 1965, the creation of the safeguarded sector allowed the city to launch operations of rehabilitation and valorization of the old center (one of the first ones in France). This area has been expanded from 11 ha to 47 ha today. 9 of its 40 historic monuments are thus classified (31 registered). Far from being a city-museum with its medieval streets and its beautiful houses with golden facades, the first duchy of France is also a lively city animated by the presence of an important fabric of craftsmen, but also markets, fairs …

Enter the History

With no less than 70 visits to various themes, and sometimes unusual, you can discover the richness of local heritage.

A city tour specially designed for young people (6-12 years) is also proposed during the school holidays by the Destination Pays d’Uzès Pont du Gard.