Nimes, Uzes & Pont du Gard Small Group Half-Day Tour from Avignon
Enjoy this half day tour from Avignon with an experienced local guide who will take you to places where you will discover some of the best preserved Roman heritage. Visit Nimes, walk through the charming medieval town Uzes and finish by a masterpiece of Roman construction: the Pont du Gard. In this tour, step back in 2000 years of history.Itinerary
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400 route du Pont du Gard La Bégude, 30210 Vers-Pont-du-Gard France
The result of outstanding architectural design, the Pont du Gard is one of the world’s best-preserved examples of Roman ingenuity.
The most visited ancient monument in France, listed a world heritage site by Unesco, the Pont du Gard aqueduct remains one of humankind's great masterpieces. A marvel of Antiquity and a true technical feat.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
La Maison Carree, Place de la Maison Carree, 30000 Nimes France
A true masterpiece of Gallo-Roman architecture, the Maison Carrée is today the only ancient temple in the world to be perfectly preserved.
Duration: 10 minutesStop At:
Jardins de la Fontaine, Quai de la Fontaine, 30000 Nimes France
The garden was laid out in accordance with the classical layout around the Nemausus spring, spreading forth a supply of water that feeds pools and the canal. In the Gallo-Roman period, this area was the site of the baths, theatre and the temple of Diana which with its surrounding greenery makes for a romantic backdrop.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Arenes de Nimes, Boulevard des Arenes, 30000 Nimes France
The Roman amphitheatre (or arena) in Nîmes is the best-conserved of the Roman world.
The monument was turned into a fortress in the Middle Ages, forming a refuge for the population in case of danger. The inner part was later filled by private houses until the nineteenth century. In 1809, houses, chapels and the chateau of the viscounts of Nîmes were demolished to give the monument its initial appearance.
Today, the amphitheatre forms a fine venue for many occasions—bullfights, congresses, concerts and sports events.
Duration: 10 minutesStop At:
Uzes, Uzes, Gard, Occitanie
Uzès is listed as a 'City of Arts and History'. You will discover its great many riches as you wander the streets of Uzès with its major Roman remains. Of course there is the famous Roman aqueduct of 50 km which carried the water to Nîmes.
Duration: 30 minutes
"Infant seats available"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
Duração: 5 Hours
Ponto de partida:
41 Cr Jean Jaurès, 84000 Avignon, France
Cancelamentos e reembolsos:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.