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In Provencal Gard near the Cévennes, Alpilles and the Camargue, the hotel Ya’Tis is ideally located at 4 km from exit 22 (Roquemaure) on the A9 highway in the village of Saint-Laurent-des – Arbres.

On the right bank of the Rhône, this beautiful medieval village surrounded by the famous vineyards of the Côtes du Rhône, Lirac and Tavel. You will discover a unique heritage with monuments such as the fortified Romanesque church, Towers Jacques Deuze and Ribas, buildings from the XII and XIV centuries and eachone open to visitors. You’ll discover as well old buildings, streets narrow, wash houses and old walls.

Curiosities :

– Visiting monuments.

 Theater and film nights, the music festival. 

– The Art show-room, exhibitions at the Tourist Office. 

– Gourmet and vineyards rides. 

 The location of Le Ya’Tis will allow you to discover many specific and exceptional sites that are the wealth of our region. More…


In south of France, under the sun of Provence, in the midst of the Côtes du Rhône vineyards, we welcome you in landscapes rich in color, for a total escape. 

This area is rich in exceptional sites where the past is omnipresent: 

Villages: St Victor la Coste, Goudargues, Cornillon, Montclus, La Roque sur Cèze and Aiguèze (both listed among the « Most beautiful villages in France »). Castles: St Laurent-des-Arbres, St Victor la Coste, Gaujac, Gicon Laudun Mornas. 

Green walks: GR 42, Valbonne forest, Sautadet of waterfalls in the valley of Cèze, the Ardèche and Gardon Canyons, caves … 

Water sports: swimming and canoeing in the Gardon, Ceze or Ardeche. 

Adventure sports: Parachuting in Pujaut, paragliding at Mont Bouquet. 

Playfully: Haribo Museum, Amazonia park, Cosmos Park Angles, Mine Witness to Ales, Small train of the Cevennes, Crocodile farm.

Industrial sites: The Visiatome, the Source Perrier, the Castelain chocolate factory. 

Music and festivals: Avignon Festival, Chorégies d’ Orange, Uzès Musical Nights. 

Vineyards: Wine roads, many cellars and estates (Lirac, Tavel, Châteauneuf-du-Pape). More …


  • Pont du Gard and numerous discoveries spaces.
  • Avignon: Popes of Palace, St Benezet Bridge, Doms Garden.
  • Nimes : Arena, Maison Carrée, Fountain Gardens, Carré d’Art.
  • Villeneuve-lez-Avignon : Chartreuse, Fort St Andre, Philippe le Bel Tower.
  • Uzes : Fenestrelle Tower, Duchy, Medieval Garden.
  • Orange: Roman Theatre, Triumphal Arch.
  • Beautiful Provençal markets : Uzes on Saturday – Bagnols / Cèze on Wednesday – Villeneuve-lez-Avignon on Thursday. More …


– The Cevennes : superb National Park.

– At the beach : city of Le Grau-du-Roi and its Seaquarium, the contemporary city of La Grande-Motte and the medieval city of Aigues-Mortes.

– The Camargue Regional Park : bird, flora and fauna watching in the Scamander Park.

– The heart of Provence : L’Isle sur la Sorgue, Fontaine de Vaucluse, Vaison la Romaine, Les Dentelles de Montmirail, Le Mont Ventoux.

– In the Luberon : Gordes, Roussillon, Sault, Lacoste, Ménerbes.

– Further south : St Remy de Provence, Les Baux de Provence, Arles. More…


You’ll fall in love with this exceptional city located in the department of Vaucluse (84)! Grown to become European City of Culture in 2000 and with an architectural World Heritage of UNESCO, Avignon is a must in our region, the Provence.

Among its many attractions, ramparts encircling a bustling city center with numerous terraces and good restaurants, the majestic Popes of Palace and its famous Festival, which every year in July, brings the music and theater to honor in the heart of the city.

Impossible to remain indifferent to its atmosphere
full of history. More…


Nicknamed the « City of Princes », Orange is located in the Rhone valley in the Vaucluse (84). It owes its success firstly to its stunning monuments of the Roman period, namely, the Roman Theatre and arch of Triumph both listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.

Surrounded by fine wines such as Gigondas and Châteauneuf du Pape, it has other, a prestigious and generous land. Orange pulls out of the game on the also culturally welcoming every year since 1971, the renowned opera festival « Chorégies » and offers operas and symphonic concerts within its mythical Roman theater to the delight of lovers opera.


Located in the Gard department (30) Nîmes is a must for lovers of Romanity. Labelled of Art and History, Nîmes is adorned with pride exceptionally well preserved Roman monuments like the Maison Carrée and its Arena where the sound quality makes it a privileged place to show.

In summer, the town welcomes « Nîmes Thursdays »: small concerts and thematic markets where artisans display their work in a festive and relaxed atmosphere.

Finally, Nîmes also owes its reputation to its bullfights. Indeed, twice a year the center comes buzzing to celebrate the famous ferias of Pentecost and Grape harvest. More…


Bagnols-sur-Cèze is located in the Gard (30). Its special geographical position gives it a radiation of 3 regions: Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and Rhône Alpes. 

The history of this city has forged him a remarkable architectural heritage and Bagnols-sur-Cèze offers those who travel the narrow streets to discover many sights such as the princely mansions of 16th and 17th century and the clock tower, to name only the best known.  

Moreover, the surrounding villages conceal wealth and charm; the oppidum of Gaujac and Castle of Gicon among other deserve no less a visit. More…


Located 8 km from Avignon in the corridor of the Rhone valley Pujaut is a picturesque small town marked by Provençal culture. 

Built on a hillside and is surrounded by hills and bordered by vineyards and various cultures which gives it its charm and authenticity. More…


In the Gard (30), Villeneuve-Les-Avignon is recognized as « City of Art » and « Tourist City ». 

You will be charmed by its heritage of quality composed of strategic monuments such as the Philippe le Bel Tower, the13th century Collegiate Church of Notre Dame which the famous 14th century cloister illustrates the Southern Gothic art or even the Chartreuse : larger house of the order founded in the 14th century by Pope Innocent V. Finally, many artists have made a Villeneuve location of preference thus contributing to the cultural development of the city. More …


Situated in the department of Gard (30) Les Angles is a city steeped in history. Indeed, it was verified that the angles of the site has been inhabited since Neolithic times as shown in the « Rock of Justice », small oppidum overlooking the Rhone. 

History buffs will also see the remains of the Roman occupation. A chance to discover during a walk, the Gothic church of Notre Dame of the Assumption, the Banal oven but also the old wash house, built in 1840 and Castle Pontmartin. 

Finally the Cosmos Park will introduce you to astronomy during a guided walk in the Languedoc garrigue. More…


In the Gard (30), in the heart of the vineyards of Lirac, one of five southern Côtes du Rhône wines, Roquemaure has a rich cultural heritage.

Testify to this heritage, its castle from one of the largest in the Languedoc, the Collegiate Church of Saint John the Baptist with its Provencal Gothic type and chapels Saint Sauveur de Truel and Saint Joseph des Champs. More…


Located in the north of the Gard (30), La Roque-sur-Cèze obtained the label of the most beautiful villages in France, in 2007. 

Built on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Cèze, this medieval village with limestone dating back 5 million years, offers stunning views of sumptuous waterfalls of Sautadet.

Its ancient castle and its Romanesque chapel and the remains of ancient walls still visible Participate to the charm of the village. More…



Lirac is located in the department of Gard. Famous for its great vineyard and local AOC since 1947, Lirac is one of the few wines of the Rhone Valley available in 3 colors: white, red and rosé.

Besides its wine Lirac is famous for its natural site: Sainte Baume, a limestone cavern steeped in history and open to visitors.


Tavel is located in the heart of the Rhone Valley in the department of Gard (30) and has an exceptional terroir that allows it to produce the first rosé of France! 

Second wealth of the city: its limestone hills from which is extracted the famous Tavel stone used as material for building houses and decoration.

Strolling through Tavel discover the Chapelle Saint Ferreol, the wash-house, the fountain, the neighborhood of Jardinets, the church and the « temple ». More…


The town of Laudun-Ardoise is located in the Gard (30) and has a rich and diversified history. It is firstly dominated by the Lacau plateau on which stood the famous Roman relics of Cézar Camp overlooks herself the vast vineyards of the Cotes du Rhone and the Tave valley.

Developing early culture of the vine, Laudun-is also know for its quality wines classified Cotes du Rhone-Villages. More…


In the Gard (30) near the famous Pont du Gard, Uzès is labeled city of Art and History since 2008, rewarding his undeniable heritage assets. 

Walking through its medieval streets you will be charmed by his Ducal Castle, numerous mills and fountains, Renaissance private mansions and secret gardens.

Uzes is famous for its 1st Duchy status of France since 1632; located in the heart of the city, it is open to visitors, the ducal family stays there still. More …


Located between Avignon and Orange in the Vaucluse (84), the reputation of Châteauneuf-du-Pape which extends to the ruins of its fortress is not proven. 

After the Popes were chosen Châteauneuf as summer residence in the 15th century and decided to plant vines in the ground stony, the city became a reference worldwide for its wines from the 13 varieties.

It thus offers many opportunities to budding winemakers to improve their culture of wine through tastings and tours that offer the cellars in the lively village center. More …