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When to go to Nimes? (France)

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What to do in Nimes : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

NimesVille du Gard in the south-east of France, Nimes is located between the Mediterranean and the Cevennes and has about 150 000 inhabitants. It welcomes many tourists during the summer, attracted by its privileged environment and its ancient past including numerous sites testify. One reaches Nîmes by the A9 from Spain or Lyon, or the A54 from Marseille, and a train connects the city to Paris, while an airport located 10 km from the center allows flights to London and Brussels. In Nîmes, you can travel by bus and tram-bus. There are many sites to visit in Nimes, and we limit ourselves to some unavoidable: the famous Arena, ancient and magnificent Roman amphitheater that provides a framework for Nimes bullfights; home Carree, Roman temple particularly well preserved, which now houses a museum of ancient art; Tour Magne, who was part of the Roman wall in antiquity and where you can see a beautiful view of the city; Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Castor, built in 17èeme century on old Romanesque cathedral, whose traces remain; the Archaeological Museum, housed in the former Jesuit college; the temple of Diana in the fountain gardens. Nimes also alive with its bullfights, the bullfight is the focus, with orchestras and bandas that animate the streets, the largest taking place at Pentecost. Do not miss a walk to suit the lanes of the Shield, you will discover on your own hidden squares and the beautiful mansions of the historical center as well as a stop on the Esplanade Charles de Gaulle, urban garden in the city with the Pradier fountain in white marble.


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