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


                       Temple de Beauvoisin                                       Vigne en hiver

Wednesday 9th January 2019
Walk commencing at 10:00 am. Meet from 9:45 am.

 Around Beauvoisin

We’ll start 2019 with a peaceful walk to view the typical landscape of the Costieres and its surroundings.
Located in the oldest part of the Costieres de Nimes wine area, this village is nestled on a small mount at the edge of the Camargues. The walk will take you around the village among vineyards, orchards, pine trees…

Difficulty: +/- 50m

Suitable for all abilities.
It is an easy walk. As always you are advised to wear suitable clothing and footwear,
Please bring water.

The hunting season is in full swing; so wear bright outfits and orange caps,
think about your dog too.

Beauvoisin is located on the D139 between Vauvert and Generac.

From Nimes: 
take the N113 towards Montpellier.
At the roundabout in Milhaud, take the exit D262,
 continue D262 then D13 towards Generac.
Then turn onto D139 towards Beauvoisin

From Ales and Uzes: 
go to Nimes then follow the above indications.

From Sommieres and Quissac:
go to Calvisson via the D40 then take the D1 towards Vergeze,
at the roundabout  (with the big snail statue) turn left is D139, at stop sign turn right onto D104 towards Codognan
(half way the road makes a turn right and then a turn left around the old centre)
then take a left (at a traffic light) onto N113 till you reach a roundabout  take a right onto the D139 towards Vauvert and  Beauvoisin.

Parking and starting point:
The car park is located Rue de la Mer Rouge which is a one way road. The car park is on your left. The green dot on the map  (the blue P sign)

As January mornings are cold
the starting point is the coffee shop the Luna , 29 place du Temple,
a hundred meters from the car park , where we can keep warm while waiting, with a cup of coffee and have access to toilets ( the yellow dot on the map)


Lunch venue:

Les Aubades
182 rue de Banloux Beauvoisin
The red dot on the map 

Traditional and fresh homemade cuisine, € 20 as usual to be paid directly at the restaurantThe detailed menu will be sent to those who register for the lunch.

The meal includes aperitif, three dishes, wine and coffee or tea, the restaurant needs as the earliest the numbers of guests to place orders

Registration are limited to 35 people so book as soon as possible and 
before Monday the 7th of January 
Cancellation won’t be accepted after Sunday the 6th of January unless replacement is possible.

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 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.


Unless specified to the contrary, no refunds can be guaranteed unless the organiser is advised by phone or email 24 hrs. in advance.
For events (including meals) where no advanced payment has been made, any cancellation later then 24 hrs. in advance or “no-shows” will still be responsible for paying the full cost.


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.