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Le Clos des Capitelles is ideally located in between the southern Ardèche terroirs, the Cévennes National Park and the Provencal Gard. This geographical configuration, is favorable for practicing many different sports activities, allows you to admire a very diversified rich heritage, to dive into history, to make excursions in contrasting landscapes and to taste many local flavors.

Focus on local tourism

A concentration of terroirs and colorful beauties

Land of contrast where chestnut groves, olive groves, vineyards, lavender fields, scrublands, forests, cliffs, plateaus, hills, mountains and plains rub shoulders each other.
Lively land with water flows like the Cèze gorges, Ardèche gorges, Gardon and Chassezac one's.

Natural curiosities land as well as Sautadet's waterfalls, Le Pont d'Arc, les Concluses de Lussan, la Beaume de Ronze, les "animaux pétrifiés" from Païolive wood and plenty other ones...
Underground land which shelters caverns and sumptuous caves, frescoes and prehistoric engravings like the one of the famous grotte Chauvet.

Land of history hosting architectural treasures of the Roman area (such as the Pont du Gard, the arenas of Nîmes , and many vestiges), a route of silk dotted with spinning mills and silk farms, hideouts of the Camisards testifying to the religious wars, many castles of different eras and styles, of picturesque villages perched on rocky spurs, nestled on the hillsides where ones goes for a walk and enjoy inspiring atmospheres!

Welcome to this beautiful region!

Provencal Outdoor Markets

  • Daytime : St Ambroix (Tuesday), Barjac (Friday), Vallon Pont d'Arc (Thursday), Les Vans (Saturday), Uzès (Saturday), St Jean de Maruejols (Monday)
  • Nocturne from 7PM to 11PM : Vallon Pont d'Arc (Tuesday), Barjac (Monday)

You will find a much more detailed list in your welcome booklet.

Tourism à la carte

Go out serene: get rid of the search for ideas...

Allowing yourself to live fully every moment, without giving up good plans, Le Clos des Capitelles is happy to share its passion for the South of France region , as well as to introduce you touristic suggestions via the interactive map below. To display the filters, proceed as shown hereTutoriel d'utilisation de la carte touristique interactive du Clos des Capitelles.

During your stay, do not hesitate to contact the reception to complete this non-exhaustive list or to obtain more information to support the advice specific to each season.

Festivals & Events

Festivals - Concerts & Shows - Antiques market - Reflection

Whether you like cultural outings, balls, concerts, or singular events, the entertainment program of the region should allow you to find your happiness.

During the summer period the surrounding towns and villages organize, in turn, festivals called "votive". For the occasion, concerts, parades and fireworks are organized. Note the traditional medieval feast of St Ambroix which is reviving each year the legend of "Volo Biou", and the one of St Jean de Maruejols punctuated by a sumptuous fireworks shot over the lake.

Two times a year, 5 days around Easter and 5 days around August the 15th, stands the great antiques fair and secondhand antiques market in Barjac (more than 400 exhibitors). People of all horizons and nationalities gather to admire or mock these objects of art and value. The opportunity to go back in time on the trace of the habits and customs of yesteryear, to perfect a collection, or to find real favorites not found elsewhere!

Do you like text songs? ... songs of words and character? ... then the famous festival "Barjac m'enchante" will delight you! For a week, the renaissance city, sees its main squares and the courtyard of its castle, inebriated by the jubilation and passion of a concentrate of talented artists and their warm and cheerful crowd.

Conferences exploring various themes are very often organized on the Grand Site of Aven d'Orgnac , at the Maison de l'eau of Allègres les Fumades, and the Barjac's cinema. The opportunity to delve into local history, to enrich one's points of view on controversial topics, or to share and make encounters around sensible values.

And plenty other ones...

Some Events

  • Song festival of Barjac: "Barjac m'enchante"
  • Avignon festival : one of the most important international show and theater events.
  • Great antiques fair and secondhand objects market of Barjac
  • Many local festivals with concerts and fireworks
  • Nocturne markets
  • Stars night
  • Cultural events : conferences, theatre, spectacles, themed events

Contact Us :

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Your host : Elisabeth Angéras

Domaine Le Clos des Capitelles
Les Lacs
30430 Saint Privat de Champclos
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+33(0)4 66 60 24 57

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