Poulx - Gard provençal
|GPS : Longitude : 4.424722 E - Latitude : 43.911667 N
Altitude : 185 m
Population : 4,178
Poulx is located 4 km from the Gorges du Gardon, 10 km from Nîmes, 11 km from Collias, 16 km from Uzès, 18 km from the Pont du Gard, 36 km from Avignon, 37 km from Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Poulx is a small village perched atop a rocky hill, in close proximity to the Gardon Gorges. Its history mirrors that of its 11th century church. Although fortified and built in a dominating position, it suffered a great deal during the Wars of Religion opposing Catholic and Protestant factions. It is now a listed historic monument. The whole area around the village is ideal for walks through what the region's superb nature.
|What to see, what to visit: the Pont du Gard, the Roman city of Nîmes, Avignon, Uzès…
Recommended activities: walking, mountain biking, swimming, rock climbing.
|Provençal market: Wednesday morning.|