Nimes Tours and Tickets
With a history dating back to the Bronze Age, Nimes is one of France’s oldest cities. Its Roman ruins—which include the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct and Colosseum-inspired Arènes de Nîmes—still take centerstage in the modern city.
Boulevard des Arenes, Nimes, France
Tours and Activities to Experience Nimes
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Explore Provence of millennia past on this small-group tour from Avignon. With an expert guide, visit beautifully preserved ancient ruins and hear stories of Roman settlement and culture in southern France. Highlights of your tour include Nîmes' Roman amphitheater and Maison Carrée (Square House), the Fenestrelle Tower in Uzès, and the magnificent Pont du Gard aqueduct – UNESCO-listed site. In addition, you'll discover the city of Orange and visit the Roman Antic Theatre.
Provence is famous for its hilltop villages and scenic landscapes, but it’s also home to some of the most impressive Roman ruins in France. This small-group half-day tour will take you back in time, as you see the magnificent Roman amphitheater and Maison Carrée in Nîmes, stroll the medieval streets of Uzes, and visit the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct.
Follow the trail of the Romans through ancient Provence on this private half-day tour from Avignon! With an expert guide, visit celebrated Roman ruins and hear tales of Roman emperors, conquests, engineering and architecture in southern France and beyond. See the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct and travel to the city of Nîmes to view the Magne Tower, the Arena of Nîmes and the remarkable Maison Carrée (Square House), a masterfully preserved Roman temple.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Travel back in time with this shore excursion to the Roman villages near Marseille. After convenient port pick-up, travel to Arles, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to discover its Roman arena, theater, acropolis, and baths. Lunch in Nimes, a historic Roman settlement, and admire its well-preserved buildings like the Maison Carrée. Return to your port in Marseille to conclude this scenic and educational tour.
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- Pont du Gard
- Church of St. Trophime (Eglise St-Trophime)
- Eglise Notre-Dame des Sablons
- Montmajour Abbey (Abbaye de Montmajour)
- Les Baux-de-Provence
- Rhône River
- Avignon Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms)
- Little Palace Museum (Musée du Petit Palais)
- St. Benezet Bridge (Pont d'Avignon)
- Rocher des Doms
- Palace of the Popes (Palais des Papes)
- Les Halles Market