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  1. Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard

    Pont Roupt. A short walk north of the Pont du Gard.
  2. Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard

    Another bridge south of the Pont du Gard (easy walk).
  3. Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard

    A trail up the hill takes you to the southern end of the Pont du Gard, where the water continued.
  4. Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard

    The water ran along the top of the aqueduct.
  5. Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard

    Walking trails in many directions from the Pont du Gard.
  6. Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard

    You can walk across the lower part of the bridge.
  7. Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard

    View from below.
  8. Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard

    View from the hillside.
  9. Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard

    The bridge carried the water across the River Gardon.
  10. Pont du Gard

    Pont du Gard

    Part of the Nimes Roman Aqueduct, built around 50AD.
  11. Pauline

    Occitanie Nimes and the Roman Amphitheater

    The Nîmes Amphitheater also called the Arena of Nîmes (Arènes de Nîmes) was built in the first century AD. The Nîmes Amphitheater, along with the Arles Amphitheater and the Rome Coliseum, are the best preserved buildings of Ancient Rome. The Nimes Amphitheater is 133m long, 101m wide and 21m...
  12. Nimes

    Nimes

    Place aux Herbes. We stayed in an apartment on this square.
  13. Nimes

    Nimes

    The center of Nimes is pedestrian.
  14. Nimes

    Nimes

    L'Huilerie. Tins of sardines, tins of tea.
  15. Nimes

    Nimes

    L'Huilerie. A very good shop selling food products from the area.
  16. Nimes

    Nimes

    Les Halles. Market stall selling locally made organic bread.
  17. Nimes

    Nimes

    Les Halles. Large daily market in the center of Nimes.
  18. Nimes

    Nimes

    Musee des Beaux-Arts. A beautiful Roman mosaic that was discovered when Les Halles was built.
  19. Nimes

    Nimes

    Porte de France. One of the two remaining Roman gates into the city.
  20. Nimes

    Nimes

    Jardins de la Fontaine. 18th century public gardens built on an ancient site.
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