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Le Vigan ([lə viɡɑ̃]; Occitan: Lo Vigan) is a commune in the Gard department in southern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.
Le Vigan, Gard Wikipedia
Le Vigan is located at the south of the Massif Central and near the Mont Aigoual, in the Arre valley.
As with many towns in the Cévennes, there were many textile industries there in the past. Several quarries south of town above Montdardier were formerly important sources of lithographic limestone. Stone from these quarries earned an honorable mention in the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Le Vigan is a tourist destination during summer time.Chevalier d'Assas (1733–1760)
Sergeant Triaire (1772?-1799)
Caroline Proust Actress (1967-)
Constituant Quatrefages de la Roquette
The musée cévenol shows the life in the Cévennes during the past centuries
The Vieux Pont is an old bridge built during the 11th century
The old hotel Faventines called Château d'Assas from 18th century
The Arboretum de la Foux and Arboretum de l'Hort de Dieu are mature arboretums