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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Arènes de Nîmes (The Arena of Nimes).
Arènes de Nîmes (The Arena of Nimes) The Arena of Nimes, “Les Arènes de Nîmes” in French, can be seen as one of the best evidence of Rome’s advanced engineering. The Amphitheatre’s construction and complex architecture is a true marvel of ancient engineering perfection. This arena is located in the French city of Nîmes, Languedoc-Rousillon region, Gard Department and was built somewhere around 70 AD. It is the pride of the inhabitants of Nîmes and a monument that any fan of Roman History must see. Location The monument was…Read More