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Roman Sites & Historical Places

Roman Sites & Historical Places

6 hours From
AU$130 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minivan TourMinivan Tour
  • France Region
    Provence
  • Duration
    6 hours
  • Tour Code
    PRE-18-3502
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Tue, Wed, Fri
6 hours From
AU$130 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minivan TourMinivan Tour
  • France Region
    Provence
  • Duration
    6 hours
  • Tour Code
    PRE-18-3502
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Tue, Wed, Fri
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AdmissionAdmission All entrance fees includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Experienced private English speaking guideTourTour Tour of Nimes, Uzès and Pont du Gard.TransportationTransportation Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus/van

Summary

Visit Nimes to see the famous Roman buildings. Continue on to Uzes, a wonderful medieval town. See the Place aux Herbes, the Episcopal Palace and more. The last stop is Pont du Gard, the amazing remains of a 1st century Roman aqueduct.

This tour departs from Avignon. 

Schedule: 
Summer: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm (Summer and Winter)

Itinerary

Explore Nimes, a city rich in history tracing back to the Roman Empire. The city offers well-preserved monuments including the Arena of Nimes. Visit other historic sites including Maison Carrée, Augustus’ Gate and Castellum.

The next stop is Uzès, a charming medieval town and the first Duchy of France, set in the garrigues countryside (mediterranean vegetation). As ducal seat, bishopric and consular seat, Uzès has preserved its layout as a medieval stronghold, embellished in the 17th and 18th centuries. See the Place aux Herbes (picturesque square), the episcopal palace, the Ducal Palace, the Fenestrelle Tower (a unique bell-tower) and Saint-Théodorit Cathedral.

The last stop is Pont du Gard, an age-old Roman aqueduct that crosses the Gardon River. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees to monument as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a minivan
  • Pick-up service from hotels in Avignon except for Arles

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