Nimes Tours and Tickets
With a history dating back to the Bronze Age, Nimes is one of France’s oldest cities. Its Roman ruins—which include the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct and Colosseum-inspired Arènes de Nîmes—still take centerstage in the modern city.
Boulevard des Arenes, Nimes, France
Tours and Tickets to Experience Nimes
Private Sightseeing Tours
Provence is famous for its hilltop villages and scenic landscapes, but it’s also home to some of the most impressive Roman ruins in France. This small-group half-day tour will take you back in time, as you see the magnificent Roman amphitheater and Maison Carrée in Nîmes, stroll the medieval streets of Uzes, and visit the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct.
Explore Provence of millennia past on this small-group tour from Avignon. With an expert guide, visit beautifully preserved ancient ruins and hear stories of Roman settlement and culture in southern France. Highlights of your tour include Nîmes' Roman amphitheater and Maison Carrée (Square House), the Fenestrelle Tower in Uzès, and the magnificent Pont du Gard aqueduct – UNESCO-listed site. In addition, you'll discover the city of Orange and visit the Roman Antic Theatre.
Follow the trail of the Romans through ancient Provence on this private half-day tour from Avignon! With an expert guide, visit celebrated Roman ruins and hear tales of Roman emperors, conquests, engineering and architecture in southern France and beyond. See the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct and travel to the city of Nîmes to view the Magne Tower, the Arena of Nîmes and the remarkable Maison Carrée (Square House), a masterfully preserved Roman temple.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
With your guide, discover the rich, historical centre of Avignon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the panoramic view of the surroundings and the Rhône River, Pont d'Avignon by walking up to the top of the fortified city walls and Rochers des Doms. Visit the largest gothic-style Popes’ Palace whereby successive popes resided between 1309 and 1377. Continue on to the Place de l'Horloge, the Town Hall and the Theatre. Enjoy a glass of Côtes du Rhône wine served in a restaurant close to the palace.
Frequently Asked Questions
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What's the best way to experience Nimes?
- Pont du Gard
- Church of St. Trophime (Eglise St-Trophime)
- Eglise Notre-Dame des Sablons
- Montmajour Abbey (Abbaye de Montmajour)
- Les Baux-de-Provence
- Rhône River
- Avignon Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms)
- Little Palace Museum (Musée du Petit Palais)
- St. Benezet Bridge (Pont d'Avignon)
- Palace of the Popes (Palais des Papes)
- Rocher des Doms
- Les Halles Market