Self-catering holiday rental homes in Saint Andre de Roquepertuis, France

Saint-André-de-Roquepertuis is found in the Gard department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France. This little village is named after its church in the village. The Roquepertuis part of the name refers to the rocks and gorges which dominate the area within which the village is situated.  When you visit Saint-André-de-Roquepertuis you’ll enjoy the north-east of the Gard department – markedly different to the south, it’s an area which is also dominated by the river Céze – perfect for those who love to hike, cycle or enjoy water sports!

One village you must not miss when you rent self-catering holiday accommodation in Saint Andre-de-Roquepertuis is La Roque-sur-Ceze. This beautiful medieval village, typical of this part of France, boasts incredible views from its raised position on a rocky hilltop. Another highlight in La-Roque-sur-Ceze is the narrow, ancient stone bridge with 11 arches that traverse the fast-moving small river. In the environs of the village the Sautadet waterfalls can also be spotted - the Ceze river cascades over the limestone that the river and time has eroded into extraordinary shapes – definitely worth a visit when you stay in a Saint-Andre-de-Roquepertuis holiday home!

Another place to factor into your itinerary when you take a holiday villa in Saint-Andre-de-Roquepertuis is nearby Aigueze. It is film location perfect! A ruined castle poised above the village with the river and cliffs below. A seductively pretty medieval village, with stunning streets and houses – not to mention stunning views across the neighbouring Ardeche department countryside. It is the only classified 'most beautiful village' to be found in the Gard.

Pont d'Arc in the next department – the Ardeche - is a natural stone arch over the Ardeche River. It stands more than 50 metres high and 60 metres wide. The Pont d’Arc is an incredible scenic location at the entrance to the Gorges, and one of the places where the river is accessible to motorists. There are small river beaches either side of the arch - perfect to relax and cool down in an exceptionally picturesque location!

Nîmes-Alès-Camargue-Cévennes Airport is the nearest airport to the village. Ryanair operates flights to and from Nimes via the UK’s Liverpool and London-Luton airports – check website for seasonal timetables (Rodez is another alternative – offering flights with Ryanair too). The Gare de Nîmes is the nearest connecting railway station, offering connections to Paris (high speed rail) and several regional destinations. The motorway A9 connects Nîmes with Orange, Montpellier and Perpignan, the A64 with Arles and Salon-de-Provence.