Visiting Alès is a real treat if you're looking for a truly French experience. Situated in the south of France the weather is phenomenal, enabling you to soak up the atmosphere of this picturesque town in a way only of the Mediterranean. The town is set against the backdrop rolling countryside. It's best to rent a car in Alès to explore the countryside surrounding the town and its rich history. There's a wide selection of free to enter museums, including the archaeological and fine arts Musée du Colombier. This city offers some spectacular architectural sights, including churches, bridges and fountains, as well as a tourist information building that fuses historic stonework with modern glass.