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
Rue des Arènes
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..
Place de la Maison-Carrée
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..
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..
22 Rue Roussy F - 30000 Nîmes
Prix Prices from : 55 €
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..
10 Rue Pradier F - 30000 Nîmes
Hotel Majestic is located in Nîmes, just 320 metres from the Arenas of Nîmes and the town centre. Nîme's Exhibition Park is 2.8 km away. Free WiFi is offered throughout. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV..
5 Boulevard de Prague F - 30000 NIMES
Prix Prices from : 90 €
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..
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!
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..
5 boulevard de Prague F - 30000 Nîmes
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..
351 chemin Bas-du-Mas-de-Boudan F - 30000 Nîmes
In a business district in the south of Nîmes, Jérôme Nutile (formerly a Michelin two-starred chef at Le Castellas, in Collias) celebrates the terroir through a voyage of flavours. Technical prowess, a sense of aesthetics in composing his dishes: the ..
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 ..
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..