Sunny Nîmes has all the sweetness of life and passion of the cities of the South. Nestled near the Cevennes Mountains, it attracts a lot of tourists who visit for a weekend or for a holiday.
As a result of its rich heritage, it has been awarded the title of "City of Art and History". Among the best sights to see during a visit are the famous Arena of Nîmes, which dates from Roman times. The Roman gladiators have been replaced by artists and bullfights that take place during the fairs.
The Maison Carrée is a beautifully preserved Roman temple. The Tour Magne (Great Tower), a pre-Roman monument, offers a beautiful view of the city and the surroundings from its summit. The city also has a number of art and history museums to visit, in case it rains during the holiday.
Nîmes offers a warm welcome, thanks to the variety of accommodation available. You will easily find a hotel or other tourist accommodation. For a more convivial atmosphere, choose a guesthouse or a gîte.
To travel to Nîmes, you could take the plane (Nîmes-Alès-Camargue-Cévennes Airport), the train (SNCF, TGV and TER), or come by road (A9, A54, A7). To get around the city, the transport network of Nîmes (TANGO) connects the city to the rest of the urban area.