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Home Base St Etienne de l’Olm, Southern France

We spent 10 months (September 2012 – June 2013) in St Etienne de l’Olm, a small working village in the French department of Gard in Languedoc Roussillon.  Like many medieval villages across southern France it’s is a mix of rural … Continue reading

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Anduze Thurday Market, Southern France

The picturesque town of Anduze, about 10 kilometers southwest of Alès and the gateway to the Cevennes mountains, is home to one of our favorite food markets in the area. With a nice selection of food items – including two … Continue reading

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St Ambroix Tuesday Market, Gard, Southern France

Photos taken June 25, 2013. The town of St Ambroix, at the northwestern edge of the Cevennes mountains, is large enough to offer a range of services but small enough to maintain its small town ambience. As such its Tuesday … Continue reading

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Cirque de Navacelles, Southern France

Written June 7, 2013. Listed as one of the top sights in Gard, the Cirque de Navacelles is worth a visit for both the scenic drive through the gorge of the Vis river and the valley views over the cirque … Continue reading

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St Jean du Gard Tuesday Market, Southern France

Less touristy than some of the more well-known markets in the region, the lively and popular St Jean du Gard Tuesday market fills the streets of this cevennol town in northern Gard. With one of the largest selections of dry … Continue reading

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Les Halles de L’Abbaye, Alès Food Market, Southern France

Alès, a working town with a population of about 40,000, is set in the foothills of the Cevennes Mountains. As such its sizable indoor market, Les Halles de L’Abbaye (click here for the location), has an abundant selection of proteins … Continue reading

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Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort Friday Market – The Market to Skip in Southern France

One of the most disappointing markets in Gard, with little to offer in terms of stocking the pantry, has a low budget flea market feel. Most likely a good place to pick up a cheap knit hat or a meat … Continue reading

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