The International Association of English speakers in the Gard

BritsNîmes is a non-profit making association of people interested in the English language.
Membership is open to individuals or families.

BritsNîmes organises regular social and cultural activities.
These are varied and designed to help people to get to know the area,
make new friends and meet local people.
Information is shared via our website, emails, monthly newsletters and Facebook.

attracts members from many nationalities.
Some have lived in the area for many years, others are recent arrivals.
The regular get togethers allow everybody to exchange experiences about life in France.

is always delighted to have new members.
By joining BritsNîmes contact with other members in English can be both a pleasure and an experience, while a helping hand when in need is always welcome.
All nationalities welcome.

The Walking Club

Wednesday November 14th 2018
Walk commencing at 10:00 am. Meet from 9:30 am.

Around Montfrin

This walk is a loop from the village of Monfrin up to the hills surrounding the village to walk then down along the Gardon river .
You’ll discover the most important “apie’ walls of bees of France,
76 beehives carved in the old sandstone quarry with two troglodytes houses.
Along the walk you ‘ll enjoy pleasant views over the garrigue and the mount Ventoux. The “chateau de Montfrin” is well known for its Mansart garden and its olive oil ranked world wild among the 20th best.

Lunch venue:
  Restaurant Le Magenta
1 rue Charles Martel

Traditional homemade cuisine, 20 euros,
as usual to be paid directly at the restaurant
cancellation after the 11th of October will be charged unless I have found a replacement.

Suitable for all abilities. 80m+/-
It is an easy walk on large paths of 8km,

The hunting season is in full swing so bring bright outfits and orange caps,
for the dogs too.

Directions and parking:

The meeting point will be Place de la Liberte around the tennis court. 
After the bridge over the Gardon river take the D500 towards Montfrin at the roundabout take the second exit on avenue Charles Martel and turn left onto Place de la Liberte look out for the sign tennis on your left.

From Nimes take the route de Beaucaire D999 through Redessan,
at Jonquieres saint Vincent turn left  onto D763 towards Montfrin,
From Ales go through Saint Hilaire de Brethmas towards Uzes,
from Uzes via D981 through Castillon du Gard,
at Remoulins cross the Gardon and take D6086 towards Meynes
cross the Gardon again at Faubourg du pont and take D500 towards Montfrin.

If you propose attending this walk please let me know by email:  or by phone: 06 79 89 37 83
and give me your mobile number in case we have to call you.

If you don’t receive any acknowledgement of your email (within two days) it means that I didn’t receive it. So please call me.

If you want to stay for lunch, please register as soon as possible the restaurant needs the number of the participants on the 12th of November

If we have to cancel the walk for any reason you will be notified
by email by 8:00am on the day of the walk.
I am looking forward to hearing from those who will join the walk.      


Participants in walks, events  do so entirely at their own risk. No responsibility is implied or taken for any inaccuracies in the itineraries. The walks/event may be canceled, the destination changed or the level of endurance altered without prior notice. When BritsNimes proposes locations for events, or meeting points for car-pooling or coach pick-ups, it does so without vouching for car parking security or permission: participants parking cars in association with an event do so entirely at their own risk. By joining the walk/event all participants are deemed to have agreed to the terms and conditions contained in this disclaimer, and agreed to exonerate the walk/event leaders, the organisers and any other participants in the walk/event from any liabilities, claims, including but not limited to liabilities and claims as a result of any injuries or damages arising thereof.