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"Guided Tour of Nimes
"Guided Tour of Nimes The Crocodile Roman City""Meet your guide at your hotel (if located near the city center) or near the old Coliseum or Roman Amphitheatre (If you want to visit the Roman Amphitheatre please tell us so we can make the reservations). Follow along as your guide explains how the city developed during the Roman Antiquity and how it became one of the most important Roman colonies in the region. Discover also why the symbol of the city is a crocodile and a Romanesque house and the curious Cathedral which is a mix between Romanesque Gothic and Baroque architectures. Your guide will also tell you about the religious wars that crossed the city. End the tour by visiting the Fountain Garden
From EUR10.00
 
Private Provence Tour: In the Footsteps of the Romans
"You’ll be picked up from your Avignon hotel for your morning or afternoon tour. Travel by air-conditioned mini-coach through the beautiful Provençal countryside as your guide begins to explain the mysteries of Provence’s ancient Roman history. Your f between the cities of Uzès and Nîmes. Dating back to the 1st century BC the aqueduct was built to supply water to Nîmes and its most famous stretch is the Pont du Gard which carried fresh water over splendid arches across the River Gardon. Visit the Pont du Gard to get an up-close look at this UNESCO World Heritage site and learn why and how it was built. An incredible engineering feat this was the tallest bridge ever built by the Romans rising 160 feet (49 meters).Back aboard the mini-coach
From EUR38.00
 
"Guided Tour of Nimes
"Guided Tour of Nimes The Crocodile Roman City""Meet your guide at your hotel (if located near the city center) or near the old Coliseum or Roman Amphitheatre (If you want to visit the Roman Amphitheatre please tell us so we can make the reservations). Follow along as your guide explains how the city developed during the Roman Antiquity and how it became one of the most important Roman colonies in the region. Discover also why the symbol of the city is a crocodile and a Romanesque house and the curious Cathedral which is a mix between Romanesque Gothic and Baroque architectures. Your guide will also tell you about the religious wars that crossed the city. End the tour by visiting the Fountain Garden
From EUR10.00

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Les Arenes - Roman Amphitheatre

The Nîmes Arena is the best preserved amphitheatre of the Roman era. The Nîmes Arena dates back to the end of the 1st century AD, built under Emperor Augustus, and is a perfect illustration of the...
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Maison Carree - Roman Temple

Built by Emperor Augustus in honour of his two adopted sons Caius and Lucius Caesar. The Maison Carrèe is one of the most well-preserved Roman temples in the world. Standing on a podium, it is a...
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Pont du Gard - Roman Aqueduct

Located very close to Nimes is the Pont du Gard, an aqueduct built by the Romans. It's the singularly most impressive Roman sight in this area of southern France, the 18€ parking fee seems a bit steep...
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Jardins de la Fontaine

The elegant Jardins de la Fontaine conceal several Roman remains, including the Source de la Fontaine – once the site of a spring, temple and baths – and the crumbling Temple de Diane , located in the...
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Town Centre - Downtown

During the summer, the foliage of the hackberry trees creates an overarching tunnel effect. Lined on side by the Lycée Daudet school and Romano-Byzantine church of Saint Paul, and the other side by...
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Tour Magne - Jardins de la Fontaine

Above the Jardins de la Fontaine rises the 114m/374ft high Mont Cavalier, with subtropical plants and shady footpaths. On its summit stands the Tour Magne, a 30m/98ft high Roman monument, dating from...
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Temple de Diane - Jardins de la Fontaine

Immediately to the left of the Jardin de la Fontaine area, are the remains of the Temple of Diana which was thought to have been a library. It has two corridors and a nave and today is open to the...
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Castellum Divisorum - Roman Waterworks

Le Castellum divisorum is a distribution tank, set in the rock from which pipes ran to the monuments and public fontains. It is the point of arrival of the aqueduct in Nîmes. It can be found near the...
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Porte Auguste

Originally flanked by two towers, this gate has two wide passages for chariots and two narrower ones for pedestrians. The bronze copy of a statue of Augustus gave the gate its name. On the ground,...
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Cathedrale Notre Dame et St Castor

Cathédrale Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Castor is a Roman Catholic cathedral, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary and to the local saint Castor of Apt. Originally built towards the end of the 11th C. and...
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Arles - Daytrip

The city of Arles The roman remains, and above all the arena, are great. The downtown area is simply a maze... a nightmare if you are driving, a dream if you are walking and browsing at...
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Les Baux de Provence - Daytrip

Les Baux de Provence This out of the way plateau host beautiful ruins that erosion is still chewing on over time. Temperature of this plateau can be 10-15 degrees higher than the lower plains. The...
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La Camargue

I can recommend a day trip to the natural (and National) park of the Camargue that lies to the south of Nimes. You really need a car to get around this low lying area with its lakes, canals and tall...
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Carre d'Art - Museum of Contemporary Art

The Museum of contemporary art stands opposite the Maison Caree (ancient roman temple) on one of the squares. Theres alot of architectural nonsense talked about "Creating spatial unity between the...
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5 Boulevard de Prague, Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon, 30000, France
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D 442, Route de Garons, Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon, 30132, France
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Quai de la Fontaine, Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon, 30900, France
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10, rue Roussy, Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon, 30000, France
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21 Rue Nationale, Nîmes, Languedoc-Roussillon, 30000, France
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45 Rue San Lucar Zac, Mas-Carbonnel, Nimes, 30900, France
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"A very french break"
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"For the Roman remains, of course......."
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LoriPori

"NIMES AND PONT DU GARD"
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"Nimes, and Pont du Gard"
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"Nimes"
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