famous Pont du Gard is located on the territory of the village named
Vers, renamed Vers-Pont-du-Gard.
The limestone which was built with the Pont-du-Gard comes from career fro mVers, which were used in ancient times and the Middle Ages to the present day. There are remnants of the aqueduct on the town.
Quarries around the village, some abandoned, others still in use. Vers exists since Roman times at least , it appears in the archives when the Duke of Aquitaine had a castle built in 688. It was a village of stone mason, they left a legacy of beautiful stone houses.
The Clock Tower, square tower topped by a bell is a remnant of the feudal fortress of the Middle Ages. A large shaded square with plane trees down at the center of the village. The village has three laundries built in the 19th century, water is a precious resource in this country of scrubland.
Coming to Vers-Pont-du-Gard : GPS coordinates N 43°58’01’’ - E 4°31’27’’
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Location : altitude 55 metres, 1700 inhabitants, 2 miles from Pont-du-Gard, 2 miles from Castillon-du-Gard, 4 miles from Collias, 7 miles from Uzès, 11 miles from Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, 12 miles from Tavel.