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 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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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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History of Nîmes

History of Nîmes at a glance. Located near the Mediterranean Sea in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France, Nîmes is the capital city of the Gard department. This city has a very long and rich history due to its heritage from the Roman Empire. The Romans settled here when they were constructing the Via Domitia road between Spain and Rome. The coat of arms of the city, the ancients texts, sculptures and earliest coins reveal, by the abbreviation “NEM. COL” which they bear, that Nîmes became a colony of Rome around…

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Top sightseeing in Nîmes

Top sightseeing in Nîmes Monuments and buildings Arenes de Nîmes Built around AD70 this is the most preserved and stunning Roman Amphitheater in the world! A true marvel of ancient engineering perfection. It is the pride of the Nîmes inhabitants. Several time per year the arena is holding a lot events, music concert, Roman games etc… it has been a popular tourist spot for decades; the heritage site speaks volumes of how majestic Rome must have been and stands tall as an architectural wonder. This complex is undoubtedly one of…

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La Tour Magne

La Tour Magne   Located in the city of Nîmes, at the top of the boulevard Jean Jaurès, in the Garden “Le Jardin de la Fontaine”, the Tour Magne are something you must see. To access this monument you will need to get along a pleasant walk to the top of the hill of le Jardin de la Fontaine. There you will reach this stunning Roman watchtower named la Tour Magne. Please notice that along the way you can see several panels that show you the direction of the Tour…

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Le Temple de Diane

Le Temple de Diane Located in the city of Nîmes, at the top of the boulevard Jean Jaurès, in the Garden “Le Jardin de la Fontaine”, the enigmatic and romantic ruins of the Temple of Diane are something you must see. To access this monument you will have to go to the West side of the garden, just nearby the West gate. Dated from the very early Roman era, the exact purpose of this temple and the exact date when it was build up remain quite unknown, especially because there…

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