Things to do in Alès

New to Alès? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Alès

If you're in Alès to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Palais des Papes

⭐️ 4.5 (38195)

Jardin de La Fontaine

⭐️ 4.7 (14793)

Museum Romanité

⭐️ 4.6 (4208)

Museum of ancient Arles and Provence

⭐️ 4.6 (2967)

Bois des Espeisses

⭐️ 4.5 (1356)

Carré d'Art

⭐️ 4.2 (1137)

Porte d'Auguste

⭐️ 4.3 (978)


⭐️ 4.5 (902)

Urban Parc

⭐️ 4.5 (488)

Mine Témoin

⭐️ 4.6 (427)

Castellum Aquae

⭐️ 4.3 (400)

The top affordable restaurants in Alès

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Alès city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.


⭐️ 4 (1335)

Price Range: $$

Le Jardin Cévenol

⭐️ 4.5 (1202)

Price Range: $

Restaurant L'esprit Des Mets

⭐️ 4.6 (1019)

Price Range: $$

Le Barbusse

⭐️ 4.2 (489)

Price Range: $$

Le Bellagio

⭐️ 4.2 (469)

Price Range: $$

Le Ricochet

⭐️ 4.5 (415)

Price Range: $$

Le Rabelais

⭐️ 4.3 (382)

Price Range: $$

Le Duo

⭐️ 4.3 (349)

Price Range: $$

Micca Nome restaurant

⭐️ 4.8 (307)

Price Range: $$

Chez Christophe

⭐️ 4.3 (273)

Price Range: $$

Épices et Tout

⭐️ 4.6 (271)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Alès

These are curated, high quality experiences in Alès hosted by locals!

Picnic at the Château de la Selve!

Walking yoga Château d'Allègre

End your night in some of the best bars in Alès

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Alès, curated exclusively for you.

Merchant's Arch

⭐️ 4.5 (3558)

Price Range: $$

Cristal Bar

⭐️ 4.1 (594)

Price Range: $$

La Fabrique à Boire

⭐️ 4.5 (456)

Price Range: $$

Nightjar Bar

⭐️ 4.6 (262)

Price Range: $$

Brasserie de l'Ambiance

⭐️ 4.3 (251)

Price Range: $$

The Four Provinces / Teach Tábhairne na gCeithre Cúigí

⭐️ 4.7 (234)

Price Range: $$

Le Prolé

⭐️ 4.4 (136)

Price Range: $

Brasserie Café des Fleurs

⭐️ 4.7 (122)

Le Before

⭐️ 4.2 (117)

Price Range: $


⭐️ 4.3 (101)

Baroque Café

⭐️ 4 (89)

Pick from the best places to stay in Alès

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Check out these bookable attractions in Alès

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Alès.

Admission to Pont du Gard

City Walking Tour

Admission to the Museum of Romanity

Self-guided Urban Escape Game in Nîmes

Nîmes CityPass

Admission to the Musée de la Romanité

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Explore the Palais des Festivals et des Congres in Ales: This imposing, state-of-the-art building is one of the main attractions in town and is known for hosting conferences, exhibitions, trade fairs and other events.
  2. Visit The Presbytère de Saint Louis: Located in the centre of Ales and boasting an impressive façade, this former presbytery was built in the 18th century and is now home to several exhibitions and cultural events.
  3. Stroll Along The Animoatio Canal: Enjoy a leisurely stroll along this tree-lined canal for a chance to take in the beautiful scenery and experience some peace and tranquillity.

Ales is a destination to experience all year round, although the best time to visit is typically during the warmer spring and summer months. Temperatures are more comfortable and allow visitors to explore Ales’s sights and attractions in more pleasant surroundings. For those looking to escape the heat, however, the autumn months offer equally rewarding experiences.

Ales, France can easily be explored in 2 or 3 days. With its many outdoor activities, attractions and beautiful cityscapes, there is plenty to keep visitors occupied. Exploring historic sites, sampling local cuisine and sampling the nightlife provides something for everyone. Additionally, with a short drive, visitors can enjoy the picturesque countryside and visit many nearby villages.

Ales, France offers a variety of options for transportation. You can explore the city via the public bus network, hire a taxi, or get around by bike due to the bike-friendly streets. If you're looking for something more adventurous, then you can even rent a car and drive around yourself.

Ales is a great city for families. Children will enjoy exploring the vibrant city centre, strolling through its cobbled streets. The city's historic buildings, such as the elegant Cathedral of St John the Baptist, should not be missed. Kids will also love visiting the seven gardens that make up Ales' Botanical Park: a must-see for its rich variety of plants, shrubs and trees.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Alès. To start off we'd have to mention Merchant's Arch, The Four Provinces / Teach Tábhairne na gCeithre Cúigí, La Fabrique à Boire. Check out our page on the best bars in Alès.

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