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The city of Nimes France




The city of Nimes is in the Languedoc - Roussillon region of France.We spent a couple of days in the city as a stop over to break our journey from Calais to Cannes.It is about 150 miles from Nimes to Cannes

This was the centre of Roman France examples can be seen all over the area. The town has one of the best Roman amphitheatres which could seat 24,000 people.

There is a Roman temple La Maison Carees which is now a museum, It has a collection of Roman sculptures the temple was built in the 1st century.

Also a must see is the Pont du Gard Roman aqueduct which brought water from the reservoir and distributed it throughout the town.A local Map of the city

Nimes Roman temple


Nime Roman temple picture

Outside of the city you will see several vine yards. As well as wine there is clothing and textile manufacturing.

If you get tired of the old building there are plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants to visit.

There is a farmers market on a Tuesday and in the summer a craft and local products market is held on Thursday night

Places to eat out in the city locations and price guide.Visit the park the Jardins de la Fontaine at Quai de la Fontaine there is no charge.A short drive from the centre is a nice golf course Golf de Nimes Vacquerolles at 1075 Chemin du Golf 30900 Nimes

Visit the Jardins de la Fontaine at Quai de la Fontaine 30000 about half a mile from the centre of town.It is one of the nicest parks in France you can easily spend a few hours looking at the sculptures and the two roman temples

The river at Nimes

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Nimes Pont du Gard Roman aqueduct

nimes aquaduct picture


Hotels in Nimes

Popular Hotels in the city from guest houses to 4 star hotels

Hotel Acanthe du Temple

hotel Acanthe-du-temple-nimes

This hotel is a short walk from the Arenas and La Maison Carrée.

It is in the centre of a town full of history. You will enjoy this quiet hotel, close to Porte Auguste.

Acanthe du Temple Hotel Nimes


There is a lot to see in the region the Camargue, Carassonne you can even go into Spain.


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This large 2-bedroom apartment is a delight to come home to after a long days sightseeing and window shopping. Located on the first floor (2nd floor for North Americans), with a lift, the apartment overlooks rue Custine, one of the most interesting street in Paris to walk through.

Though facing the street, the double-glazed windows give you excellent insulation against any daily passerby.

The apartment has been tastefully decorated in vibrant colors, which catch the natural light streaming into the apartment. As the view is not obstructed closely by another building in front, you benefit from the sunlight and can enjoy your morning breakfast a the wooden dinning table which extends to seat 6.

In the living room you will find a sofa bed that sleeps two. We also have installed a flat screen TV with cable (as well as a dvd player and some dvd's) and have high speed internet access for your laptop computers so you can remain in touch. We also provide you with a Mac Computer in the apartment, a free Phone during your stay and a Bose bluetooth station.


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