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
r. 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
Discover the splendors of 'the French Rome' at Novotel Atria Nîmes Centre hotel. Explore the city's rich heritage, just a stone's throw from your spacious and contemporary room. The auditorium and many meeting rooms make the hotel the perfect place f..
22 Rue Roussy F - 30000 Nîmes
Hôtel des Tuileries is close to the centre of Nimes near the famous Arenas de Nimes. It offers comfortable 2-star accommodation with free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel. The air conditioned guest rooms are spacious and attractively decorated. The..
3 Rue Des Chapeliers F - 30000 Nîmes
Located on a pedestrian street in the centre of Nîmes, Hotel Concorde offers simple guest rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi access. The ancient Roman Arena of Nîmes is 200 metres away. Guest rooms at Hotel Concorde include a TV and a wardrobe. Each has..
15 impasse 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..
17 rue 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..
4 rue 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!
5 boulevard de Prague F - 30000 Nîmes
7 rue 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 ..
2 boulevard 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..
22 rue 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..