Jump into french history for a great half day tour in Provence!
Departure for Nîmes : great city of the arts, proud of its prestigious Roman past, see the antique buildings : the Arena (entrance included) and the « Maison Carrée » (or Square House, one of the best preserved Roman temples), the gate of Augustus...
Uzès, wonderful medieval town and the first Duchy of France, set in the garrigues countryside (mediterranean vegetation).
See the Place aux Herbes (picturesque square), the Episcopal Palace, the Ducal Palace, the Fenestrelle Tower (a unique bell-tower) and the Cathedral. Outside of Uzès is the catchment area of the Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard that brought spring water to Nîmes.
Pont du Gard: dated from the first century and classified by UNESCO, it's the most amazing and well preserved part of the Roman acqueduct which supplied water to Nîmes.
End your day with the visit of Orange antique theatre (entrance included).
Provence culture is within your reach!
Careful : Kindly note that some events take place during the year inside the Arena of Nimes. In that case the visit of the Arena will be replaced by a photo stop around the monument.