After our visit to breathtaking Pont du Gard and charming Saint-Quentin-la-Potèrie, our intrepid travellers continued a short distance down the road to the town of Uzès.
The elegant medieval heart of the town entices with narrow winding streets lined with 17th and 18th century private mansions, many now converted to apartments for a large ex-pat community. The castle of the Duke of Uzès, is occupied by the family of the current Duke whose family has undertaken an amazing restoration. The is the oldest Ducal peerage in France and its history is fascinating and well documented. Read about the history and castle here as well as visiting hours.
Every one of us wished Deborah was with us here and she never was far from our thoughts. Here’s how our day unfolded without her.
Everyone was captivated by the soothing fountain in the main square. Enjoy a zen moment here yourself.
For a lot more great information about life in Uzès, pop on over to Deborah’s Barefoot Blogger website.
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