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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
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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
 
"Roman Sites in Provence Half-Day Tour from Avignon Including Pont du Gard
"Roman Sites in Provence Half-Day Tour from Avignon Including Pont du Gard Uzès and Nîmes""Start your half-day morning or afternoon tour in Avignon and drive to the town of Uzès. Take a walking tour with your guide through one of the most beautiful middle ages towns in Provence. Next discover the treasures of Nîmes the “French Roma” including Maison Carrée (Square House) the fountain gardens and the arena. Finish your tour with a visit to the famous Roman aqueduct
From EUR75.00

More Transportation in Nîmes

Travelling with (young) kids.

Are you nervous about taking your baby or child on a plane trip? You aren't alone, most parents are nervous about it. We have moved with the kids to Alkmaar by car this holiday and drove some...
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Jerelis
Feb 06, 2013

Parking in Nimes

After getting a very expensive parking ticket in Ireland, a country where I CAN read the language, I'm always a little reluctant to try and find street parking in foreign countries where I'm a little...
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Dabs
Jun 10, 2012

Shuttle bus from Nimes Airport to Nimes

Here's a map and a schedule of the shuttle bus from Nimes Airport to...
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ATLC
Jul 21, 2010

Nimes - buses, taxis

I went and stayed at Nimes this June, 2010, via my Rail pass. Hotel Park is about 1.5 miles from the train station. There are two buses - one to downtown and one to the train station. There are taxis...
jayrule
Jul 08, 2010

By Car: How Far/How Long...?

Some road distances to Nimes from: - Charleroi (Belgium): 903 kms. - Madrid (Spain): 988 kms.- Linz (Austria): 1.260 kms. - Eger (Hungary): 1.684 kms.Checking the website, you’ll find more road...
Redang
May 07, 2010

Airport shuttle

Nimes Arles airport is really, really tiny, so doesn't have a vast amount of choice when it comes to transport.You either get a taxi (30+ euro to Nimes) or take the airport shuttle. The timetable...
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leics
Aug 15, 2008
 
 
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London to Nimes

We flew from London to Nimes with Ryanair. Nimes airport is very small and we were the only flight there on Saturday morning so it didn't take long to get out of the airport. From the airport, there...
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barryg23
Mar 11, 2007

Getting to Nimes from the Airport

The Nimes "airport" was the tiniest airport I had ever seen. It was more like a large barn structure with few amenities inside. At the time, it received only one flight daily from Stanstead Airport in...
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Babzz
Jun 28, 2006

trainstation

trains to nimes are frequent, and the TGV from montpellier-lyons-paris stops here (just make sure you get off or youll be going skiing instead of sunbathing) the train station is a bit out of the...
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catherineneill
Dec 30, 2005

IDTGV service

We haven't even got there yet, but this is definitely worth recommending....IDTGV is a new service - it only runs Paris-Nimes/Montpellier and Paris-Toulon at present [July 2005], and is SNCF's version...
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tim_r
Jul 24, 2005

Bus transfer from Airport

Though its not advertised anywhere and the timetables at the bus stops are wrong. We found the transfer from the airport to Nimes and back easy. Here goes...walk out the small airport and turn right,...
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Ludders
Apr 21, 2005

Air

Nimes has its own airport, which is primarily served by the great budget airline Ryan Air. As such there are often great bargains to be had, and often it can cost less to fly from London than to get...
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antistar
Jun 22, 2004

Train

Nimes is well served by train, and is crossed by a number of major and minor routes across the country. You can reach Nimes on Eurostar from London, taking the TGV direct from Paris, and sometimes...
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antistar
Jun 22, 2004

Buses

There are local buses in the long boulevard in front of the train station, that run routes throughout the city of Nimes. You can also find buses to locations outside the city, both near and far, from...
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antistar
Jun 22, 2004

Top Hotels in Nîmes

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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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45 Rue San Lucar Zac, Mas-Carbonnel, Nimes, 30900, France
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2 Place du Ch�¢teau, Nimes, 30000, France
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Top Things to Do in Nîmes

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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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Les Arenes - Roman Amphitheatre

Once inside, there was seating capacity for nearly 24,000 spectators thanks to the 34 rows of “cavea” (terraces), which were supported by semi-circular vaults. Under these vaults, five circular...
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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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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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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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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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sourbugger

"A very french break"
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leics

"For the Roman remains, of course......."
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LoriPori

"NIMES AND PONT DU GARD"
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rwlittle

"Nimes, and Pont du Gard"
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"Nimes"
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