The mine Witness Ales is a mining site located in Ales , in the department of Gard and region Occitan . Open to the public since 1985 , it now presents a retrospective of the activity coal from the mining area of Ales. The scenography of the site was completely overhauled in 2010. Between 2014 and 2020 and following a heavy rainfall event, the visit to this site was closed. Since July 2020 the site has reopened. Duration of the visit: Commented from start to finish, the […]

The Pierre André Benoit museum-library is a museum of modern and contemporary art located in Alès . Housed in a neo-classical style building , the Château de Rochebelle, it has been awarded the Musée de France label .

Alès is a commune in the Gard department in the Occitanie region in southern France. It is one of the sub-prefectures of the department. It was formerly known as Alais. Country France Region Occitanie Department Gard Government  Mayor (2020–2026) Max Roustan Area1 23.16 km2 (8.94 sq mi) Population (2017-01-01) 40,219 Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST) Geography Alès lies 40 kilometres (25 miles) north-northwest of Nîmes, on the left bank of the Gardon River, which […]