Pont du Gard - Nîmes - Orange

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Tour Number

Activity Level

605373


Categories

Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (advanced), German (conversational), French (fluent), English (fluent)

2000 years back in the past on the steps of the Romans!


Admire the twice millenium bridge "Pont du Gard" build by the Romans and enjoy a stunning sightseeing tour of Nîmes and Orange

Orange, nicknamed the City of Princes, is a crossing point for the north, Spain or Italy, in the heart of a rich agricultural region, makes it a prime location for the Romans from which finds many vestiges, mainly around the Saint-Eutrope hill and the old theater.

The Pont du Gard is a Roman aqueduct with three levels probably built in the first half of the 1st century, it ensured the continuity of the Roman aqueduct who drove water from Uzès to Nîmes. According to the latest research, it would have ceased to be used at the beginning of the sixth century.

Nîmes was an important outpost during the Roman Empire.
It is known for its well-preserved monuments, such as the Nîmes Arena, a two-storey amphitheater built around AD 70, still in use for concerts and bullfights.

Itinerary

- Orange

- Pont du Gard

- Nîmes.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Tour is carried out in a Mercedes Tourer van with air conditioning and fresh water on board

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euro - lunch

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

- I am not able to guide you inside of the museums or historical monuments.
- I can only guide in English, Italian and French.

A Recent Review of this tour

Our tour was exactly what we were looking to do. Olivier, our driver, was very knowledgeable and knew the highlights in each area. He was a good driver as well.
Craig Hancock

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    605373


    Categories

    Museums / Culture, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 8

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Italian (advanced), German (conversational), French (fluent), English (fluent)

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