Nîmes-Caveirac-Sommières by the Greenway Voie Verte de la Vaunage

Nîmes-Caveirac-Sommières by the Greenway Voie Verte de la Vaunage.   Locally called “la voie verte de la Vaunage”, the Vaunages greenway (a former railway) is a 22 km traffic free section running from the village of Caveirac to the village Sommières. Nature takes centre stage during most of this journey, as you cycle past the Garrigues that goes through the charming vinyards and rural landscapes. This is an easy difficulty route, unless you decide to add the uphill Nîmes -Caveriac part to your trip. The Voie Verte de la Vaunage…

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Best things to do during the Feria of Nîmes

Best things to do during the Feria of Nîmes   The city of Nîmes is an important tourism site and annually, millions of people flock toward this Southern France city to attend The Feria of Nîmes. There is two Ferias of Nîmes, Feria de Pentecôte and Feria des Vendanges, and they are among the largest festivals celebrated in France. Both Feria are also a famous tourism attraction for people across the world. You will literally have an out-of-the-world experience while enjoying the festivities of this event and forget where you…

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The Sommières Market

The Sommières Market   Nestle in the area of Vaunage, Gard Departement, Sommières is a medieval town which was created in the 1st century. Since the 13th century it held a Saturday morning market. Opened from 8am to 1pm this market is quite wide and it goes from the edge of the old town to the river. It is the best in the area of Vaunage due to the variety of products it offers, its size and its medieval atmosphere. This market sprawls throughout the old city but the heart…

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The Bois des Espeisses. Outdoor Running, cycling or walking in Nîmes

The Bois des Espeisses. Great outdoor place for Running, cycling or walking in Nîmes   There’s a strong running community in Nîmes which makes the bois des Espeisses a great place for pro runners as well as anyone who just like bicycling or need a decent trail to do some exercise, far from the traffic and buzzing environment that can sometimes offer the city. Located in the Northen part of Nîmes, along the route d’Alès, 2km from the center of the city, the bois des Espeisses is a massive outdoor…

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Rum Bar Le Barberousse, Nîmes

Rum Bar Le Barberousse, Nîmes The Barberousse boasts the biggest selection of rums in Nîmes with an outstanding variety of rums, infused rums, punch and rum-inspired cocktails to work your way through. This über popular drinking den, located at the edge of the Boulevard Gambetta, is very lively without being over crowded. Small yet very cozy, with its atmospheric decor made of scattered oak barrels, heavy wooden beams wrapped in thick ropes and wood planks, the Barberousse offers an inviting atmosphere. It allows you to truly feel an exotic vibe…

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Useful addresses in Nîmes

Useful addresses in Nîmes ACCOMODATION   Hotel Impérator Concorde 15 Quai de la Fontaine, 30000 Nîmes +33 4 6621 9030 www.hotel-imperator.com Adagio Access Nîmes 5 Allee Boissy D Anglas, Triangle de la Gare, 30000 Nîmes +33 4 66 404 000 www.adagio-city.com Apart City 364 allée de l’Amérique Latine, 30000 Nîmes +33 4 6640 6885 www.appartcity.com Best Western Hôtel L’Orangerie 755 Rue Tour de l’Évêque, 30000 Nîmes +33 4 66 84 50 57 www.hotel-orangerie-nimes.fr Best Western Nimotel 152 rue Claude Nicolas Ledoux, 30000 Nîmes +33 4 6638 1384 www.nimotel.com Cesar 17…

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Thursdays in Nîmes (Les Jeudis de Nîmes)

Thursdays in Nîmes (Les Jeudis de Nîmes) Every Thursday evening during summer, in July and August, during the event Les Jeudis de Nîmes, the city of Nîmes delight you with music live (Flamenco, pop, jazz etc…), sellers of local products, antiques, street food and much more! These events will take place in the historic center of the city: Place de l’Hôtel de Ville, l’Esplanade, Petit Temple, Place Bellecroix, Place de la Maison Carrée,  Place des Esclafidous, Cour du Musée du Vieux-Nîmes, Place de l’Horloge…. turning into a worth browsing night…

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The Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Montpellier

Visiting the The Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Montpellier Located in the city of Montpellier, Hérault departement, in the province of Languedoc-Roussillon, the Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Montpellier, is a Meridional Gothic Catholic cathedral and the seat of the Archbishops, previously Bishops, of Montpellier. This must see monument was rebuilt in the 17th century after getting important damages during the Wars of Religion between Catholics and Protestants in 16th century. The Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Montpellier was formerly a chapel attached to the monastery of Saint-Benoît “Monastère-Collège Saint-Benoît Saint-Germain” which was founded in 1364….

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A quick guide to the Place de la Comédie, Montpellier

A quick guide to the Place de la Comédie, Montpellier   Located in the city of Montpellier, Hérault departement, in the province of Languedoc-Roussillon, the Place de la Comédie is a buzzing and outstanding city square that inevitably attract locals and tourists. Its location is right in the middle of the city in the quarter of l’Écusson, which was the former Medieval city. The Place de la Comédie is one of the main highlight in Montpellier, it measures some 230 meters long over 50 meters large and it goes from…

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The Feria of Nîmes Pentecôte official Program 2016

The Feria of Nîmes Pentecôte official Program Feria de Pentecôte 2016   Here is the full official programme of the Feria of Nîmes Pentecôte (Whitsun), “Feria de Pentecôte 2016. This feria is one of the biggest events in France with six days of crazy festivities. The corridas are one of the main highlights besides the Pegoulade, bodegas, penas, equestrian performances, local food, flamenco concerts, abrivados, ancierros, markets and much more! Please keep in mind that this programme is just the official programme of the Feria with events organized and approved…

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