Activities and agenda of the month
The discovery of truffles
St Quentin la Poterie is also famous for the Black Winter Truffle (Tuber melanosporum)
Our partners 'Les Truffes de Jols' have a long family history regarding the Black winter truffle, they have been implanted in the village for generations.
Take part in a unique experience and share a moment of French authenticity in the beautiful 'Pays d'Uzès' woodlands, far from the traditional tourist circuits
Duration of activity ( approximately 1 hour 30 min)
You leave the hotel in the direction of the 'truffières'.
On arrival in the forest, your guide will explain the truffle cycle from germination to the actual digging up of the truffle. It's environment, the host trees, the ground, and the work of the specially trained dogs.
You will then leave in the direction of the scrublands to assist and witness a demonstration of a truffle hunt, a unique moment of co work between the 'Rabassier' ( truffle hunter ) and his dog.
Finally, you will have the opportunity to purchase the truffles if you wish to.
Season - from November to the start of March, depending on the production.
**** Our giftbox " Truffle discovery getaway" for 279 € (city tax not included)
1 truffle activity for 2 persons
1 private jacuzzi session for 45 min
2 evening meals with a truffle based main course
1 night in a superior bedroom with terasse/ balcony, pool and garden view
****If activity alone is booked ( outside of giftbox and on reservation only )
Price rate : 40 €/person (on the base of 2 persons minimum) and 10€ per extra person
Agenda of the month
Bridge Lights at the Pont du Gard
To celebrate the official year of tourism between the European Union and China. There will be a light show intertwining the colours of the two flags, China and the European union.
Friday the 2nd of March 2018 from 7pm until 9.30pm
Market day at Saint Quentin la Poterie
Every Tuesday and Friday morning - Place du Marché "les halles"
Market day at Uzès
Every Wednesday and Saturday morning
Pottery and Ceramic Market
The 1st and 2nd of April 2018 at Uzès
The Museum of Pottery celebrates its 20th birthday
Exhibition POL CHAMBOST Sculpter/ Ceramicist from April 8th until September 29th 2018
The Olive tree, the king of mediteranean trees
Sunday the 29th of April 2018 at The Pont du Gard, workshop on the trimming of Olive trees
Big yearly Pottery Sale
The 1st of May 2018 - Place du Marché " les halles" Saint Quentin la Poterie
Accordéon Plein pot Festival
World music festival, jazz, rock, trad, blues, folk and much more from the 7th until the 13th of May 2018 - Saint Quentin la Poterie
Terralha - European Ceramic arts festival
Every year, Saint Quentin la Poterie welcomes about 20 artists who exhibit their different ceramic arts in the village to enchant and astound all that come to visit from the 13th until the 15th of July 2018