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 amphitheatre at Nimes slightly precede the Christian era, dating back to the reign of Augustus, around 80 years older than the amphitheatre at Arles. These are the best preserved Roman arenas in europe, and could once seat 24,000 people. From the..
pl. de la Maison-Carrée F - 30000 Nîmes
This is the purest and best preserved of all the Roman temples. It was erected in the reign of Augustus and dedicated to the «princes of youth», the emperor's grandsons. It emanates a fragile charm, due to the harmony of its proportions, and to its p..
bd de la Libération F - 30000 Nîmes
A vast square lined on one side by the columns of the Palais de Justice (law courts) and café terraces and opening onto the smart Avenue Feuchères towards the station. At its centre, the statue, erected in 1848, is the work of James Pradier. The mode..
17, Avenue Feuchères F - 30000 Nîmes
Situated close to the TGV station in the heart of Nîmes, Hôtel Cesar is on Avenue Feuchères which leads directly to Les Arènes de Nîmes (Roman amphitheatre). This typical French southern hotel welcomes you to its cosy and friendly atmosphere, ideall..
4, boulevard des Arènes F - 30000 Nîmes
Prix Prices from : 38 €
Set in the historic centre of Nimes, Hôtel Brasserie des Arènes is located opposite the Arena of Nimes and the on-site restaurant offers traditional French cuisine. The guest rooms include a kitchenette. The rooms are decorated in a traditional style..
5 Boulevard de Prague F - 30000 NIMES
"The Novotel Atria Nîmes is a 4-star hotel in the center of Nîmes, just a stone's throw from the arena. It has 119 air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant, a bar and 11 conference rooms for meetings and seminars (capacity of 2-400 people). This hote..
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..
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 ..
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
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..
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..