Paris, the country's capital, is located 120 miles (193 kilometers) west of Gard.
The Saint Martin of Gigny Church is a good spot to visit while you are in the area. Another one is the Saint Dizier Chateau.
Gard isn't the only spot in this popular region worth exploring; travelers can also rent a vehicle and set off to explore the special qualities of the nearby countryside, communities and cultural attractions. Head 1 mile (2 kilometers) east from Gard to Saint-Dizier, where you'll find the Jard Park and Saint Dizier Chateau.
When it's time to explore beyond Gard, why not check out the nearest regional city. Verdun is 40 miles (64 kilometers) away and features attractions like Fort de Souville, Fort de Vaux and Fort de Douaumont. Musee-Memorial de Fleury, Monument de la Victoire and Ossuaire de Douaumont are a number of other interesting attractions worth visiting for those who have time left.
Visit Languedoc-Roussillon's history museums, art museums and art galleries. These are excellent spots to hang out, particularly on unpleasant days. Tourists seeking out special places to reflect upon life's great mysteries, will enjoy spending time in the region's many churches.
The Languedoc-Roussillon area boasts a range of relaxing ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Why not spend some time bird watching or sunbathing and let your stress melt away. Visitors looking for outdoor action shouldn't miss the chance to get their heart pumping by joining a mountain climbing or hiking adventure.
When the time is right to pack your bag and say "Au revoir / À bientôt" to Gard, you'll have heaps of memories you'll cherish forever.