Le Prieuré - holiday home to rent South France with pool Molières sur Cèze, Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon, 30340, France +33 7 89 44 15 14
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  • Beautiful location
  • Historic property
  • Restaurants nearby
  • Peaceful & quiet
  • Heated pool
  • Child friendly

Property description

Le Prieuré is a beautiful holiday home with superb panoramic views over the Cevennes hills. The Cevennes region of Southern France is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and unspoiled areas of France. This cheap holiday home in South France sleeps up to 3 people and is located up a quiet lane close to the village of Molières-sur-Cèze.

The home is built in the grounds of a former 12th Century Benedictine Monastery, that has been converted into a small holiday centre with heated swimming pool and on-site restaurant. The large town of Alès is 18 km away, the historic town of Uzès is 30 km and Nimes and Avignon are both 50 mins drive away. There is a TGV train station in both Nimes and Avignon, as well as local airports with low cost flights to the UK.

Le Prieuré holiday home to rent France with pool - Our Opinion

Last visited: Jan 2019. This beautiful hill-top holiday home in Southern France is the perfect spot if you are looking for a quiet and peaceful family holiday in rural France. It is perfect for children - the swimming pool will keep them entertained and there is a fabulous tree-climbing centre just 500m away. Other excursions include canoeing in the nearby river, taking in the markets at the nearby villages of Barjac and Lussan and visiting the historical towns of Anduze and Uzés. The Mediterranean beaches are 1 hour 15 mins drive. No matter what you do on your holiday though, you will never forget the stunning views first thing in the morning and at sunset!



  • Linen & towels provided
  • Parking
  • Peaceful & Quiet
  • Pet friendly
  • Pool
  • Scenic views
  • Terrace
  • Wifi
  • 1 bath
  • 1 bed
  • Beautiful location
  • Child friendly
  • Garden
  • Horse stables nearby

Area activities

The Priory holiday home to rent France, is located in the North-Western corner of the Gard department of France, bordering the Ardeche and Lozere departments. This area of France is collectively known as The Cevennes and it is classified as a French National Park. The surrounding area is largely unspoiled and provides breathtaking scenery.

The region first came to international prominence through the work of the Scottish writer, Robert Louis Stephenson. In 1879 he published his book "Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes", in which he describes his journey through the region and his many stays at the local monasteries.

The nearby Monastery dates back over 900 years and the last monks left in 1787 when the Monastery was dissolved during the French Revolution. The Monastery contained a bakery, brewery, library, auditorium and chapel. Today it has been renovated and turned into a holiday centre, featuring painting holidays, cookery classes and singing courses. It has also been used as a location for weddings.

The local villages of Molieres-sur-Ceze has a population of around 1,500 people and is surrounded by dense forest and was a former mining village. Today the village is a popular place for holidaymakers looking to explore the local countryside on bike or on foot. The local area has some of the best cycling routes and hiling trails in France.

Popular local activities include canoeing in the local river (River Cèze) and an extensive tree-climbing centre which takes you through the canopy of the local forest. This is located just 500m from the house.

The nearest large town is Alès which is just a short drive away. Alès was historically a mining town, as well as an important centre for silk weaving. The town became an important refuge for French Protestants (Huguenots) during the 16th Century. The town contains a lot of shops, larger supermarkets, restaurants, banks, DIY stores and services for the region. 

Nearby, you have some of the prettiest towns and villages in France. Uzès and Anduze are both 25 minutes away and nearby you will find the beautiful villages of Barjac, Lussan and La Rouque-sur-Cèze.

Check in times

Check in after 16.00 on day of arrival. Check out before 10.00 on day of departure.

Driving directions

The Priory holiday home to rent France is located 18 km north of Alès, 50km north-west of Nimes and 55km west of Avignon. The A9 and A75 motorways are both 1 hour drive.


The nearest airports are located at Nimes and Avignon (both 50 mins drive). Other local airports include:

Marseille (1 hour 30 mins)

Montpellier (1 hour 30 mins)

Other transport

There is a TGV train station in both Avignon and Nimes. There are local rail connections from Nimes to Alès and a local bus service runs in between Alès and Molieres-sur-Ceze.

Booking terms

The booking terms for the Priory holiday home to rent France, are as follows:

50% deposit to be paid at time of reservation. Balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival. Rental prices include linen, towels, end of stay cleaning and full use of the swimming pool and facilities at the nearby Monastery.

Prices based on 2 people. There is an additional supplement of €95 per week for an additional person.

Prices do not include the half-board supplement of 5 evening meals + 7 breakfast (€169 per person/€113 per children).

Pets are allowed to stay at a rate of €4 per day.