Nîmes and the Pont du Gard
Nîmes, nicknamed the “French Rome”, is famous for its perfectly preserved Roman amphitheater, the arenas. The Maison Carrée, a Roman temple, and the Jardins de la Fontaine add to its historic charm.
A few kilometers away, the Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct from the 1st century AD, is an architectural masterpiece. It majestically spans the Gardon and offers spectacular panoramas. You can stroll there, swim in the river or learn more about its history at the dedicated museum.
Nîmes and the Pont du Gard embody the region's Roman heritage and invite you on an exciting journey through time.