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 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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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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Best beaches near Montpellier

Best beaches near Montpellier   A small yet relevant selection of beaches near Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon. The South of France The sunny coastline of Montpellier and more generally the coastline of the Hérault Departement, is worth the trip especially in summer. You have to understand there is a lot of beaches near Montpellier. Each of them are more or less different in term of attractiveness, urbanization, cleanliness of the water, cleanliness of the sand, attractions and so on. You can consider some 20 minutes’ drive from Montpellier to reach the closest…

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The Pont du Gard

The Pont du Gard   Located near the city of Nîmes, in the Gard Department, in the Languedoc Roussillon Province, in France, Le Pont du Gard more popularly known as the Roman Aqueduct, is a wonder of Roman architecture, this marvel stands tall as a living example of brilliant Roman engineering. It is one of the most splendid and oldest bridges to have survived for so long, in such a good shape. The bridge measures an astounding 48.77m in height and has been constructed in three levels and it is…

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Abrivado (bull-running) South of France

The Abrivado When it comes to local events from Camargue, the Abrivado is the crème de la crème. Abrivado in Provencal Language means “in a hurry, run-up, boost”. In the past the abrivado were process when the gardians, mounted cattle herdsman from Camargue, were transferring the bulls from their grazing lands to the arena. Today the abrivado became a tradition in Provence and in Languedoc where we are simulating the transfers of the bulls by letting them running in the streets, from a point to another of the city. It…

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The Feria of Nîmes (Pentecôte & Vendanges)

The Feria of Nîmes at a glance A short guide to the Feria of Nîmes The city of Nîmes is a grand tourism site and annually, millions of people flock toward this Southern France city to attend The Feria of Nîmes. The two Ferias of Nîmes, Feria de Pentecôte and Feria des Vendanges, are splendid festivals which are among the largest ones 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…

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