Things to see and do - Nîmes
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Half Provence town, half Languedoc town, the old Roman town posed between sea and Cévennes is justly proud of its great antique monuments - the amphitheatre and the Maison Carrée, and the Tour Magne that, in its nest of greenery, dominates the town like a funnel.
Tourist attractions Nîmes : Things to see and do
bd des Arènes F - 30000 Nîmes
The Roman amphitheatre at Nimes is the best preserved anywhere. Dating from the late 1C and early 2C, it measures 133m by 101m and could accommodate 24 000 people. Its exterior presents an attic storey above two levels of 60 arcades each (21m). The V..
pl. de la Maison-Carrée F - 30000 Nîmes
This is as pure and well-preserved a Roman temple as may be found anywhere. Erected in the reign of Augustus, it was dedicated to the "princes of youth", the emperor's grandsons. It exudes a fragile charm, due to the harmony of its proporti..
av. Jean-Jaurès F - 30000 Nîmes
Designed in the 18C by military engineer JP Mareschal, this garden is at the foot and on the slopes of Mont Cavalier, atop which stands the Magne Tower. It was laid out in accordance with the classical layout around the Nemausus spring, spreading for..
5 Boulevard de Prague F - 30000 NIMES
The 4-star Novotel Atria Nîmes Centre is located in the center of Nimes, a stone's throw from the train station. The hotel has 119 air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant, a bar, a patio, a car park and a conference center comprising a 410-seat auditoriu..
10 Rue Pradier F - 30000 Nîmes
Prix Prices from : 55 €
Hotel Majestic is located in Provence, just 320 metres from the Arena and the town centre of Nîmes. Rooms are bright, spacious and individually decorated. They are all equipped with modern en suite facilities and air-conditioning. Guests can enjoy ..
4 Rue Des Arènes F - 30000 Nîmes
Prix Prices from : 59 €
Located in the pedestrian area of Nîmes historical city centre, Hôtel De L'Amphithéâtre consists of 2 mansions dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. It is just steps from the Roman Amphitheatre and the temple Maison Carrée. The rooms are individu..
2 bd des Arènes F - 30000 Nîmes
All your senses are awakened as you dine at this restaurant. Eat outside on the terrace facing the amphitheatres of Nîmes, and as night falls see the monument light up. On the menu enjoy sun-soaked regional cuisine that is generous and meticulously p..
15 imp. Fresque F - 30000 Nîmes
Located in the heart of the old town, Le Passage de Virginie serves up fragrant specialities from the South of France. You can choose to dine either in the cosy vaulted dining room or out on the tiny terrace. A typically lively South-of-France bistro..
5 bd de Prague F - 30000 Nîmes
22 r. de la Curaterie F - 30000 Nîmes
The chef began his career in London but it is here in sunny Nîmes that he has chosen to settle down. In his pleasant bistro in the heart of the city he cooks up tasty dishes based on tradition and quality ingredients. Enjoy the shady terrace when the..
17 r. des Chassaintes F - 30000 Nîmes
You will need to ring the bell at this discreet townhouse in a narrow street near the Carré d'Art in order to gain access. The interior has a surprisingly large contemporary dining room opening onto a patio. There is a hushed atmosphere and attractiv..
7 r. de la République F - 30000 Nîmes
The name is a contraction of the initials of the two young owners. They have created the restaurant and the menu in their image: a pleasant atmosphere, as well as contemporary and lively cuisine. As soon as the first rays of sun arrive, take a patio ..
4 r. Littré F - 30000 Nîmes
For winter, a modern dining area with wood panelling; for summer, a pretty patio. All year round, simple, tasty cuisine made with market ingredients. The wines of Languedoc are feted here!