Gard Stay: discover the culinary treasures of the region
If the Gard is particularly known for its exceptional landscapes and its important historical heritage, you should know that the department is not lacking in culinary attractions! Lovers of good things, let yourself be tempted by the tasty local products. The Gard offers many local specialities which will certainly delight your taste buds. Then the greedy ones, ready for a stay in the Gard?
Local products from the Gardois
The products and culinary traditions of the Gard are relatively varied. Whatever your tastes are, the diversity of regional specialities will allow everyone to enjoy themselves. Wine on the one hand and sweet or savoury recipes on the other… Finally, it seems difficult not to succumb to temptation! Discover the local specialities during your holidays in the Gard.
Fruits and vegetables
The Cévennes onion
The Reinette apple
La Gariguette : Nîmes strawberry
The black truffle
Pélardon: goat’s cheese made mainly in the Cévennes mountains.
The Picodon: goat’s milk cheese from the Cévennes region.
Wines of the region
Côte du Rhône
Costière de Nîmes
Côtes du Vivarais
Coteaux du Languedoc
The fougasse: soft brioche with orange blossom from Aigues-Mortes.
Flower of salt from the Camargue
Honey from the Cévennes
The traditional dishes of the Gard
Pork à la Cévenole (chestnuts, onions, mushrooms)
La Gardiane de bulls (meat marinated in wine)
The brandade of Nîmes (cod)
Gard Stay : good addresses
To discover the Gard region is also to take advantage of the good addresses to get supplies. The local culinary traditions are a cultural and convivial activity in their own right. It is always pleasant to spend a good time at table with family and friends. And on holiday, it is above all important to know how to enjoy yourself! Whether you are a regular visitor to the region or a new holidaymaker, discover and rediscover good local products!
Good addresses in the Cèze Valley
La Gervoise, craft brewery – Saint-Gervais
Manjolive, producer of French spirulina and organic saffron – Donnat
Au marchand de saisons, shop selling local produce – Saint-Paulet-de-Caisson (with a second shop in Montclus from April to September)
Find the local markets
Wednesdays and Saturdays in Uzès
Wednesdays at Goudargues and Bagnols-sur-Cèze
Saturdays at Pont-Saint-Esprit
In July/August in Montclus and Barjac
The Gard is a rich wine-growing department, and allows wine lovers to visit different estates. You will find for example the Domaine de Bel Air in La Roque-sur-Cèze. This wine cellar offers a wide range of products in a very beautiful environment. Also discover the Domaine La Réméjeanne (Sabran), Domaine Clavel (Saint-Gervais) and Gressac (Verfeuil). For an original wine tasting, also visit the Chartreuse de Valbonne, a 13th century historical monument.
Campsite in the Gard
You already have an appetite? Book your next campsite in the Gard. Situated in La Roque-sur-Cèze, Camping Les Cascades has an ideal location to savour local produce! Indeed, explore the Cèze Valley and the surrounding area in search of traditional flavours. During the summer period, also take advantage of several local markets with delicious and refined smells.
The 4-star campsite welcomes you from April to September for a gourmet, relaxing and unforgettable stay!
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