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Pont du Gard, Uzès & Nîmes: Half-Day Tour with Entry Fees

1. Pont du Gard, Uzès & Nîmes: Half-Day Tour with Entry Fees

Visit of the charming medieval town of Uzès, founded during the Roman era and the site of an aqueduct that was built to supply the city of Nîmes. The Pont du Gard is the most well-known stretch of the aqueduct left standing. On this 5-hour program, you’ll see the traces of Roman civilization in Uzès as well as substantial monuments from the Middle Ages. Visit the famous 2,000-year-old Pont du Gard, a section of the Roman aqueduct that provided water to Nîmes. The highly photographed bridge was listed by UNESCO in 1985 as a World Heritage Site. You’ll discover the treasures of Nîmes, including the Coliseum that is considered to be second only to the Coliseum in Rome. Its Roman amphitheater is still in use and today has a seating capacity of 10,000.

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Nimes Historical Center 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

2. Nimes Historical Center 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

Discover the city of Nimes on a privately guided and customizable tour. See the city’s beautifully preserved architecture from the Roman era, and admire sites such as the Amphitheater that was built in the 1st century BC.  See the Arena of Nîmes, remodeled in the 19th century to serve as a bullring. Admire the construction and its excellent state of preservation that has allowed groups such as Rammstein and Metallica to perform memorable concerts in the arena.  Visit the Jardin de La Fontaine, the 17th-century park in the city center, and admire the ruined Roman Tour Magne and the Temple de Diane. Discover the Maison Carrée, the Roman temple that's so miraculously intact it looks as though it was built yesterday, and explore the exterior architecture of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nîmes.  Your private tour will take you wherever you wish to go, all in the company of your own personal guide who will help you uncover one of Europe’s most magnificent Roman cities.

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Nimes: Roman Sites and Historical Places Tour

3. Nimes: Roman Sites and Historical Places Tour

Nimes, founded in the 1st century by the veterans of the Gallic Legion, is often referred to as the French Rome. Visit its amphitheater and Maison Carrée, a small Roman temple. These monuments rank among the best-preserved monuments of the Roman Empire. The Roman Antique Theater of Orange is without doubt one of the finest remnants of the Roman Empire. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage list, it is the best-preserved theater in Europe. Admire the Triumphal Arch of Orange of Provincial Roman art. Take a short drive through the Mediterranean scrubland or garrigue to the quaint medieval town of Uzes, the first duchy in France. You’ll have some free time here to wander around the picturesque town. Afterwards, visit the Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct built in the 1st century to provide water to the fountains and baths in Nimes.

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What people are saying about Maison Carrée

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Our guide Thierry was delightful, helpful and informative. He adapted the tour as required and guided rather than dictated us to make the best use of the available time.

Excellent tour! Our guide Julien was experienced and took the time to explain details to us along the way. We recommend this excursion to everyone!

Excellent tour for those who have very little time to discover these gorgeous sites

Great trip. Could have used a bit more aT pont du Gard but Aubrey e will go back

Our guide was helpful, patient, knowledgeable, and a safe driver.