Wine Tasting

Monoblet sits between the vineyards and rolling garrigue of provence Gardoise and the forests and mountains of the Parc National des Cevennes. Nearby are medieval towns, markets, vineyards and castles. All around are magnificant opportunities for hiking, biking, golf, swimming, or kayaking. Further afield, visit the Pont du Gard, the Roman ruins in Montpellier, Nimes and Arles or the Mediterannean beaches. For, Van Gogh enthusiasts, around Arles you can visit the fields where he painted and the hospital where he stayed. The magnificent medieval town of Uzes and the crusader’s medieval city of Aigues Morte.

10 Things You Must Do
1. Eat moules at Auberge de Major
2. Lunch at Auberge Valesteliere
3. Pizza in Laroque
4. Climb Chateau Fressac
5. Summit the Jumelles
6. Kayak the the Herault
7. Stroll in Sauve
8. Chestnut bread from our Boulangerie
9. Degust Sollier, Mas Seren and Le Mazelet
10. An apero at Cafe de Commerce de Monoblet


Monoblet is a typical, working, Cevenol village of 688 inhabitants. It boasts a bakery (excellent breads every morning, including the traditional chestnut bread), the Auberge Major (open lunch and dinner – reservations recommended), the Café de Commerce (for a coffee or pastis) and La Poste. The village is fiercely proud of their traditions and identity – and they appreciate those who equally regard their heritage. There are lovely walks through the village and beyond.

The Region

Below Monoblet are the plains, hills and garrigue of Provence Gardoise, that stretches down to Uzes, Nimes and Arles. Rivers to swim in, hills and forest for hiking, endless vineyards and degustation, paths for biking, castles to storm and lovely villages town to explore (and have a great lunch)
Above Monoblet are the hills, forests of the Cevennes. Winding mountain roads can take you through those hills to remote towns, villages and the solitude of its forests.
Beyond Monoblet and its immediate region lie Nimes, Avignon, Arles, Montpellier and their ancient city centres and Roman ruins. Walk through medieval Uzes or the walled city of Aigues Mortes. Visit the vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape or Pic Saint Loup. Walk the Pont du Gard




Chateau de Fressac
Chateau de Tornac
Chateau de Montolieu
Chateau de Sommieres

Chateau de Montferrand
Chateau de Hortus
Chateau de Sauve
Chateau de Laroque

Picturesque Towns

St Guilhem de Desert
St Jean de Gard

St Enemie


Mas Seren
Les Coteaux Cévenols
Le Mazelet Vins
Camp Galhan

Domaine de Sauzet
Mas Thélème
Domaine Grand-Chemin


Tuesday (night market in summer) & Thursday
Wednesday & Saturday
Tuesday & Friday
Tuesday, Thursday (night market in summer)


– Roman ruins; medieval city centre – Nimes
– Roman ruins, la Comedie – Montpellier
Roman aqueduct – Pont du Gard
Palais des Papes, Pont d’Avignon – Avignon

Arles – Roman ruins
Uzes – Medieval city centre
St Guillaume de Desert – Medieval church & village
Aigues Mortes – walled medieval city

and further afield…

Carcassone – walled, medieval city

Vaison la Romain – roman ruins

Orange – roman ruins

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