•Gard (30125) • Population: 240 • Altitude: 327 m
This tiny old village sits along the Gardon de St-Jean river that flows to St Jean-du-Gard, 15 km to the east.
The village buildings are attached end-to-end, with their fronts on the road and their backs to the mountain river passing through. A high, double-arched stone bridge is quite lovely.
A very low dam makes a very nice swimming area in the center of the village, with a more-or-less grassy berge for sunbathing. The swimming beach has a lifeguard every afternoon, and access is free.
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Transportation Saumane (Gard)
Department 30, Gard Buses
- See Beyond's Gard Department Bus Schedules for Gard bus-lines maps and bus-line schedules (Horaires).
Maps (Plans) for the Gard bus lines are on the www.edgard.fr website, with a flash webpage for each of five zones around Nîmes (www.edgard-transport.fr/plan/?rub_code=5).
Schedules for the Gard bus lines are available via the www.edgard.fr website horaires page (www.edgard-transport.fr/horaires/?rub_code=23).