Wednesday, February 19, 2014

a medieval village and maison villa

Explore Uzes, France
Stay at villa ‘Maison de Mathilde’

Discover one of France's most famed enchanting medieval villages and stay in our NEW 4 bedroom villa in the centre of the town as featured on the L'Apartment website. Details for both this gorgeous village and villa are provided below. Enjoy, and  contact us for more information and availabilities for your travel dates in France

Uzès is located amidst the picturesque hills and valleys of Provence, 30mins north of Nîmes, 30mins west of Avignon, 1hr from Montpellier. (1hr TGV from Paris) and lies at the source of the Eure River in Languedoc.

With limited car access, the vibrant old town is full of medieval streets for wandering and exploring by foot or bicycle and provides an abundance of restaurants, bars and chic stores and the famous historic market is on Wednesday and Saturday. The town abounds with original features, restored and preserved to enjoy today. 

Uzès boasts a Mediterranean climate with typical southern European vegetation with olive trees and vineyards. With 250-300 days of sun a year, temperatures reach 40°C in summer, starting in May, extends to October.

The farmers market in Place aux Herbes (pictured) with its fountain, arcades and terrace cafes, is bustling with activity. Local producers offer various products; olive oil, local wines, cheese, nougat, seafood from the Mediterranean, fresh organic poultry and vegetables, meats from Cévennes and herbs from Provence, plus cloths of the region and plenty of tourist delights.



Historic sites include the Pont du Gard, Château des Ducs d’Uzès, the Saint-Théodorit Cathedral, St. Quentin-la-Poterie and the Fenestrelle Tower are popular attractions. 

Surrounding villages have wonderful distinct goods like olives, apricots, wine, cherries, peaches and truffles. Bakeries, markets, medical facilities, cinema, supermarkets, chemists, banks, currency office and post office are all available.

Skiing (in winter), canoeing and kayaking (in summer) available 1 hour north. As well as hiking, cycling, horse riding, swimming, golf and hot air ballooning.

Visit Uzes and stay in stunning 4bedroom villa: Maison de Mathilde, located on rue Sigalon, a charming laneway with a little cinema and a short stroll from the famous historical Uzès shops. Recently modernized and superbly furnished, it combines heritage and culture with self-contained modern comforts. 

3 floors of spacious living with 4 bedrooms, full kitchen, dining area, large terrace, al-fresco dining, BBQ, a private stone wall garden and in-ground swimming pool. Heating/cooling, wifi, TV, laundry and linen provided.

Meet-and-greet contact upon arrival
Fully equipped kitchen with microwave and stove
Inviting lounge area with TV and Wi-Fi
Heating and cooling (including bedrooms)
Fabulous outdoor dining area, garden and lawn
Ground floor toilet

Ist floor – 2 spacious bedrooms with queen beds and toilet
2nd floor – 2 bedrooms (each with 2 single beds that can be converted to king size) and a shared bathroom

Laundry with Washer & Dryer
Iron & Ironing Board
Hair Dryer
Swimming Pool
BBQ facilities
Linen provided
Convenient underground parking nearby

RATES: FROM 1200euro for 1 week stay – up to 8 guests (or from 240euro per night)

Visit the home on the L’Apartment website for more details, rates and booking terms:

For more information or booking enquiries please contact Regina Ferreira at Petite Pr:

Petite Pr is an Australian ‘travel’ publicity and accommodation booking service. Pr:, Petite Paris ( and NEW L’Apartment (

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