The Region

St Castor is an excellent base from which to explore the rich history and culture of southern France.

Within easy reach:

  • Roman cities Orange and Arles
  • Pont du Gard
  • papal city Avignon
  • Uzes
  • Nimes
  • the Ardeche

Local activities: golf, tennis, horseback riding, bicycle hire, canoeing.

Many local music and cultural festivals throughout the year.

Food and wine:
  • Cavillargues (3 km) - local village shops including bakery
  • Bagnols-sur-Ceze (10 km) - Wednesday market, supermarkets
  • Uzes and Pont Saint Esprit - Saturday markets, smaller ones during the week
  • Excellent restaurants in nearby villages and towns
  • Visit famous vineyards (such as Chateauneuf-du-Pape) a short drive away.

Our local wine co-operative in Megier (5 minutes walk) has recently won gold medals from prestigious wine festivals of Paris and Orange for their Cotes du Rhone Rouge - made from the grapes you can see surrounding the Saint Castor Estate.

Getting here:

  • Airports: Nimes (55 mins) Montpellier (75 mins), Marseille (90 mins)
  • TGV rail station: Avignon (40 mins)
St. Castor from road
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Terrace and view