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"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
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Small-Group Guided Day-Trip around Historical Provence from Avignon
"Your first stop will be Saint-Paul-de-Mausole the famous psychiatric hospital where Van Gogh stayed - the area inspired him to many of his masterpieces.Next travel to Les-Baux-de-Provence and have a walk in one of the most beautiful French villages nestling high up in the beautiful scenery of the Alpilles.Afterwards enjoy strolling through the streets of Arles source of inspiration for many artists and wonderful testimony of over 2000 years of history (with its picturesque Provencal market on Wednesdays and Saturdays).Move on to the Pont-du-Gard a perfect example of the true genius of Roman engineers (entrance fee included).Lastly
From EUR95.00
 
Small Group Full Day Highlights of Provence Tour from Avignon
"Picked up from your hotel or accomodation in Avignon you will start you Provence full day tour in the morning at 9am. Start with the simple beauty of nature - Fontaine de Vaucluse. Walking on the small trial along the water you will be amazed by the sound of one of the biggest sources of water in Europe and its amazing turquoise green color. Every Sunday you will start your Provence exploration with the visit of one of the biggest provincial markets in L'Isle sur la Sorgue.Now it's time to prepare your cameras for an incredible panoramic view of Provence over the Luberon Valley and Gordes. Observ where the ochres houses and cliffs makes you feel like an artist.After Luberon your next stop will be Regional Nature Park of the Alpilles. Enjoy a walking tour in Saint-Remy-de-Provence birth place of Nostradamus and village where Van Gogh created some of his famous paintings.Explore the incredible perches village
From EUR105.00

More Transportation in Nîmes

Nimes transport

The transport in Nimes is pretty good, with all of the metrpolitan buses congregating just ouside the train station. A single jouney costs 1 euro, and there are detailed maps showing the bus routes at...
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jonquilcat
May 20, 2004

Rental hire queues at the airport

If you are arriving on the Stansted flight by Ryanair, then be warned that you could have quite a wait for car hire.The problem is that many Ryanair customers use the Ryanair site to book with Hertz -...
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sourbugger
Oct 29, 2003

Good old Ryanair

The Ryanair service connects nimes to luton, Liverpool, fez and brusselsThe Airport itself is very small, and only seems to operate a couple of other routes within France itself.
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Mar 23, 2014
 
 
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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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"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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