This 4th century Roman city is set in south west France in the Languedoc region. Smaller than the neighbouring cities of Montpellier and Toulouse, the city of Nimes can easily be explored in just one day and with so many sights to see, it makes the perfect place for a city break. Nimes apartments can be rented from private owners for those wanting to spend a weekend or holiday break in the city making this an affordable place to visit. The city boasts a perfectly preserved Roman amphitheatre dating back from Roman times. Nimes is also an excellent base from which to visit the nearby Roman aqueduct, the Pont du Gard, the Camargue with its pink flamingos and white horses, and even the golden beaches of the Mediterranean are under an hours drive away from the city.
When to go to Nimes
Nimes can be visited in all four seasons for breathtaking views of the Roman architecture and historical city centre. In summer, the beaches make a good day trip out of the city for holidaymakers who want to go swimming. Take advantage of warm summer nights by sitting out in one of the city squares to enjoy French food at its beast – in the open air. There are many apartments in Nimes that tourists can rent from private owners for a real taste of French hospitality. In winter when the weather turns cooler you can spend time in the Museum of Art and the Museum of Archaeology to find out more about this ancient city.
Getting to and around Nimes
Nimes has an airport that operates international flights to many European cities throughout the year. The city is also reachable by train from Paris and many other major cities such as Montpellier and Toulouse. There is also an airport in Toulouse into which visitors can arrive. By car, Nimes is easy to access and is also well situated for daytrips to the nearby Mediterranean beaches.
Where to stay in Nimes
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