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The castle, a 12-century chateau-fort is barely visible from outside the village, or inside, is private and non-visitable, but has an interesting history.

The few village streets are not particularly interesting to explore and there are no squares to visit.

Lavoir

La Bastide-d'Engras has an old covered lavoir (washhouse), just a short walk south from the center, on Rue du Lavoir. It faces southwest so the best time to see it is with the afternoon sun.

Chapel

A very picturesque old chapel, partially in ruins, sits out in the woods 700 m from the eastern end of the village. It's a 10-15 minute hike out on a pretty trail through the woods to the chapel. The ruins include a tall, intact bell tower in the original stone and a partially restored nave and rounded apse. Behind the chapel is an ancient graveyard, with old, grey headstones from the end of the 19th century.


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Hiking

• GPS: 44.094676, 4.47787

Maps

IGN (1/25,000) #2941 OT "Uzès"

"Garrigues et Concluses Autour de Lussan", map+info (1:30'000)

Some hiking in the hills along the south and to adjacent villages. These village (west to east) are connected by a series of short loop-hike trails, with about 3 km between each village: La Bruguière, Fontarèches, St Laurent-la-Vernède, La Bastide-d Engras, Pougnadoresse


Transportation La Bastide-d'Engras

Department 30, Gard Buses


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