Nimes - the Rome of southern France

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Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), French (advanced), Russian (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

Nimes Private Walking Tour

Located between the sea and the Cevennes hills, Nîmes is one of the most attractive towns in Mediterranean France. During its more than two thousand years Nimes has forged a rich and diverse cultural and architectural heritage. Its history can be read in its monuments.

We will explore large collection of Roman monuments well preserved in Nimes: starting from the famous Arena of Nîmes, a Roman amphitheater where the Féria of Nîmes takes place, and the Maison Carrée, a roman temple extremely well preserved, Tour Magne and Diane's Temple.

Apart from its Roman remains, Nimes is worth visiting for its attractive gardens and outstanding modern architecture by Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel and Philippe Stark.

We will walk through charming streets of Medieval city centre with cute local boutiques, gastronomic shops and lively terraces.


*We'll meet at a mutually agreed upon location
*See Roman monuments including Arena of Nimes, Maison Carree, Temple de Diane, Magne Tour
*Walk through the Medieval city centre
*Visit Jardins de la Fontaine
*End tour at a mutually agreed upon location

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We'll meet you at a mutually agreed upon place. Your hotel or Arena of Nimes, for example.

End location: At a mutually agreed upon place. Your hotel or Arena of Nimes, for example.

Duration: 2 hours



What’s Included

Private guided tour in English or Russian and my undivided attention.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - There is nothing to pay for on this tour but it's always a good idea to have a few euros just in case you'd like to buy some souvenirs.

What’s Extra

- Entrance tickets to museums
- Food and drink
- Souvenirs

This tour begins in Nimes. If you need a transfer from nearby cities, please contact me for a quote.

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