Sans Souci is a charming house occupying an outstanding position in the heart of stunning Vezenobres, a medieval hillside village. Enter the spacious house from the quaint street and at the rear you are greeted with fabulous uninterrupted views over the countryside, vineyards and distant Cevennes. This is an ideal place for simply chilling out with good food and wine or for finding inspiration and an outlet for your artistic or literary talents!
The cozy living room has comfy seating and fireplace for unwinding with a book or DVD and leads to the pretty Provençal kitchen/dining area. A terrace door leads to a balcony, perfect for taking breakfast or sipping your evening aperitif! There is also a shower room and WC.
Upstairs is a lovely double bedroom, decorated in pale colors and giving off an air of calm, another spacious double or family room with a rear window with views and a 2nd bathroom and WC.
The real 'coup de coeur' of Sans Souci is the fabulous rear terrace! A large decked area with table and chairs, BBQ and loungers - the ideal spot to let the worries fall off your shoulders! In name & nature 'No Worries'!
A playground of both culture and fun:
From the Mont Aigoual, the highest point in the Cevennes, to the fine sands of the Mediterranean, without forgetting the famous Pont du Gard, the Gard offers a wide range of breathtaking sites and a varied and beautiful choice of heritage. Lush green forests, areas of wild garrigue and beautiful coastline have made this area, witness to 2,000 years of history and one of the main birthplaces of Roman civilization, a stunning mosaic of the warm and dazzling sunlight of the Midi.
To list all the activities and attractions available to the visitor would take volumes. Suffice to say that whether you are looking for leisurely family entertainment which can be found lazing the day away on the long sandy beaches or in one of the numerous fun parks such as La Bouscarrasse or Espace Grand Bleu Water Parks near Uzès and La Grande Motte, or if you are more inclined to delve into the area’s rich cultural background, there is something to be found.
Gastronomic delights and endless wine tasting:
A visit to the region would not be complete without visiting one of the many markets where pallets of local produce are displayed in glorious multicolor with aromas to entice, whilst the numerous fabulous restaurants also make use of the many Specialties of the Region on their menus such as:The Picholine Olive; Uzès Honey;The 'Pelardon' is the traditional goat's cheese of the Cevennes; The Uzège Truffle; Asparagus; Figs; Chestnuts; Camargue Rice; Shellfish. Dishes such as 'Boeuf à la Gardianne' and 'Brandade du Morue' should be tried and savored!
Wine: Being a part of the largest wine producing region in France means that there is a wealth of expertise to be drawn on. Visit the numerous 'caves cooperatives' and private cellars and taste the various appellations such as St Gervais, Chusclan, Laudun, Pic St Loup and Regional Côtes du Rhône, Costières de Nimes and Tavel Rosé.
From sports enthusiast to culture vulture:
Both the climate and the landscape lend themselves to an outdoor lifestyle in this part of the South France. With the sea, rivers, mountains and endless rolling countryside never more than a short drive away and consistent sunshine throughout the spring and summer months, it is like a playground for the outdoor enthusiast. Enjoy activities such as: cycling and mountain biking, walking and hiking, horse riding and pony trekking, water based activities such as sailing, windsurfing, canoing; climbing and caving, golf, fishing, skiing and snow sports and airborne activities such as parachuting, ballooning and micro lighting.
Historical Gard: history has left its mark on the area where examples of culture - wander in and wonder at the towns and cities of historical significance in the area such as Nimes, Uzès, Montpellier, Arles, and Avignon and the smaller delightful medieval towns of Vézénobres, Aigues Mortes, La Roque-sur-Cèze and St Guilhem-le-Désert (Hérault).
GOLF: There are a number of 9 and 18 hole golf courses around Nimes, Uzès and Montpellier.
Golf de Nimes Campagne Route de St. Gilles. - 18 holes, 6135m Par 72.
Gold de Nimes Vacquerolles 1075 Chemin du Golf 30900 Nîmes
Golf d'Uzès, Pont des Charrettes - 9 holes, 2995m Par 36
La Grande Motte. East of Montpellier on the coast.
Golf de Coulondres, St. Gély du Fesc - 18 holes, 6174m Par 73.
Cap d'Agde. Near Beziers on the coast.
Fontcaude, Massane, Montpellier. Northeast of Montpellier just (S of A9) - 18 holes.
Servanes, East of Arles.