With over 2,000 years of rich history, Nîmes has a wealth of Roman heritage.
Discover Nîmes - the “French Rome”.
Travel back in time and plunge into the era of Augustus, Emperor of the Roman Empire, then his successors who developed the city of Nîmes with sumptuous monuments to promote Roman lifestyle in Gaul.
Visit the Musée de la Romanité and discover Roman Nîmes, rich in monuments and exceptional classical heritage..
Discover Nîmes, the “French Rome” with our selection :
Visit Nîmes arena the best preserved Roman amphitheatre,
Discover Maison Carrée, built at the beginning of our era in honour of Gaius Caesar and Lucius Caesar, grand-son and adopted son of Emperor Augustus, and part of the Forum, the economic and administrative hub of the ancient city,
Climb to the top of Tour Magne, the highest and most prestigious tower of the Roman ramparts. Visible from a distance, it marks the location of the city and the imperial Sanctuary of the Source, situated at the foot of the hill,
Stroll through the magnificent Jardins de la Fontaine and admire Temple de Diane,
Contemplate the Castellum, an extremely rare vestige and the vast Roman remparts.