Economic and scientific discoveries

The Gard, a rich industrial history!

The Gard, with its rich industrial history, is also known for the vitality of its technical and scientific know-how.Industrial, scientific and economic tourism invites you to a most unusual journey to discover the Gard through its industrial trades and heritage. From the production of sea salt at the Salin d’Aigues-Mortes (salterns) to theSource Perrier (where the sparkling mineral water is collected and bottled) in Vergèze, including La Mine Témoin d’Alès (a museum with the gallery of a former coal mine), and Le Visiatome, the scientific museum in Marcoule, cradle of the French nuclear industry, each site unveils its fascinating history.

  • Découvrez la Source Perrier

    Découvrez la Source Perrier

    Discover the Perrier Spring! Visit Perrier’s natural spring, château, park, museum and shop to discover 150 years of the history...

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  • Le Visiatome

    Le Visiatome

    An opportunity for scientific discovery unique in France, the Visiatome provides an exciting adventure accessible to everyone. Simulations, films, experiments,...

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  • Le Salin d’Aigues-Mortes

    Le Salin d’Aigues-Mortes

    In the heart of Camargue, a unique pristine site in a natural wilderness gives birth to sea salt and fleur...

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