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Provence Roman History Tour
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Provence Roman History Tour

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  • 6 hours

The legacy of the Roman Empire in this region is still very much present in Nîmes, Pont du Gard and Uzès. Follow all the traces of antiquity with this Provence Roman History Tour.

Provence Roman History Tour

We'll pick you up at 8:30 am at 41 Cours Jean Jaurès in Avignon. After an hour we'll arrive in Nîmes, one of the most outstanding cities of Roman origin in Provence.

The most important Roman monument in the city is the Arenas de Nîmes amphitheatre. We'll provide you with an audio guide in English so that you can explore on your own. Just like the Coliseum in Rome, gladiator competitions were held in its central circle, and today it is one of the most popular bullrings in France!

When you finish your visit, we'll stop briefly in front of another famous monument in Nîmes, the Maison Carrée temple. The tour will continue on to Uzès, where you'll have the opportunity to wander around the Provencal village of Roman origin. We suggest visiting the charming Place aux Herbes and the Tour Fenestrelle, the Romanesque bell tower within the Saint-Théodorit cathedral.

The last stop on the tour is Pont du Gard, one of the best preserved Roman aqueducts in Provence. After taking photos of its famous arches, you'll have free time to visit the Pont du Gard Museum. Here you'll discover some interesting facts about the engineering works that the Romans built thousands of years ago.

From Pont du Gard we'll return to Avignon, and arrive at the starting point at 2 pm.

Temporary Closure

The Arenes de Nimes Roman Amphitheatre may be closed to the public due to bull runs and other events.

Minimum age

The minimum age to take part in this activity is 4 years old.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Adults Children between 4 and 11 years old
Tour in English
US$ 84.60
US$ 42.30

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 84.60
  • Children between 4 and 11 years old

    US$ 42.30

More Information

Duration

6 hours.

Included

Transport by minibus.

English speaking driver.

Entry to the Pont du Gard museum.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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Accessibility

Yes (only for folding lightweight wheelchairs).

US$ 84.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

41 Cours Jean Jaurès.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.