Add dates

Pont du Gard
Museums & exhibitions

Museums & exhibitions

No results for "Pont du Gard Museums & exhibitions"

Top activities in Nimes

42 activities found
Sort by:

Our most recommended Pont du Gard Museums & exhibitions

From Avignon: Full-Day Best of Provence Tour

1. From Avignon: Full-Day Best of Provence Tour

Discover the breathtaking beauty of Provence during this guided full-day tour from Avignon. Enjoy the town of Fontaine de Vaucluse and stop in the lavender fields for photos. Go for a walk in St-Rémy-de-Provence and take in the views from Pont du Gard.  Be picked up from a meeting point in Avignon and board a comfortable and air-conditioned van for the scenic drive to Fontaine de Vaucluse. Take in the relaxing atmosphere in this town that is next to a spring at the foot of the Vaucluse Mountains. Admire the Provençal landscapes in of Luberon and have a chance to have a photo stop in lavender fields in summer (from June 15th to July 31st). Head over to Gordes which is listed as "one of the most beautiful villages in France." Walk in the red streets of Roussillon and marvel at panoramic views of the Alpilles in Baux-de-Provence. Take a stroll through the beautiful city of St-Rémy-de-Provence. Stop at the ancient Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard before returning to your meeting point. 

From Avignon: All Provence in one Day

2. From Avignon: All Provence in one Day

Immerse yourself in the picturesque region of Provence on a comprehensive day trip departing from Avignon. See all of the local highlights, including hilltop villages with colorful homes, historic monuments, and mountain landscapes. Begin your journey with a visit to the village of Roussillon and its colorful houses. On Thursdays, take the opportunity to explore the local market. Enjoy a photo stop at the panorama view point facing the village of Gordes. Then drive to Fontaine de Vaucluse and take a walk up to the cave from which the River Sorgues emerges. Stop at the charming town of Saint-Rémy de Provence to discover its city center. Have some free time in Les Baux de Provence to explore the medieval fortress, located on a rocky spur in the Alpilles region. Continue to the Pont du Gard and visit the best-preserved aqueduct of the Roman period. This full-day will return to Avignon in the middle of the day, lunch on your own during the day.

Avignon: Pont du Gard, Saint Remy and Les Baux Half-Day Tour

3. Avignon: Pont du Gard, Saint Remy and Les Baux Half-Day Tour

Your 5-hour tour of Provence’s stone monuments and historic towns begins with afternoon pickup by minivan from Avignon. Journey to Saint Remy de Provence for a walk in the city center. Enjoy picturesque views of the Provençal countryside heading south to the Les Baux de Provence – a fortified medieval village perched in Alpilles mountain range. Meander through the narrow stone streets of the historic center, viewing the town's many original 16th-century houses and main attractions such as the Museum of Santons, the Hôtel des Porcelets and St Vincent Church. Afterward, travel to your final stop, the Unesco-listed Pont du Gard. Considered an ancient work of art, this three-tiered construction is the highest of all elevated Roman aqueducts. View the perfectly preserved masterpiece of ancient engineering that once supplied water to the town of Nîmes.

From Marseille: Provence Sightseeing Tour and Wine Tasting

4. From Marseille: Provence Sightseeing Tour and Wine Tasting

Explore some of the historic sites of Provence on a full-day minibus tour from Marseille. Embark on an unforgettable journey back to the Middle Ages at Les Baux de Provence a medieval fortress located on a rocky spur in the Alpills region. Continue to Pont du Gard, one of the largest and best preserved aqueduct of the Roman period. Drive along the docks between the Rhône River and historic city walls, looking at the Saint-Benezet Bridge made famous by the children's song, “Sur le Pont d'Avignon.” See the impressive Palais des Papes (Popes' Palace), the site of the Papacy in the 14th century before their return to Rome. Sample the wines of the Rhône River valley in the legendary village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, boasting a castle ruin that overlooks the vineyards of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation. Visit the cellar of a winery for a complimentary wine-tasting session.

From Aix-en-Provence: Provence Region Tour with Wine Tasting

5. From Aix-en-Provence: Provence Region Tour with Wine Tasting

Discover the highlights of Provence on an immersive tour departing from Aix-en-Provence. Explore the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence, the ancient aqueduct of Pont du Gard, and the town of Avignon. Enjoy a wine tasting in Châteauneuf du Pape. Start your adventure with free time in Les Baux de Provence. See the medieval fortress located on a rocky spur in the Alpilles region. Continue to the Pont du Gard and visit the best-preserved aqueduct of the Roman period (museum entrance not included). Move on to Avignon where you will have lunch. Choose to wander around or visit the Pope's Palace and the famous bridge Saint-Bénezet, also called Pont d'Avignon. Take a scenic drive through the vineyards of Châteauneuf du Pape, followed by a wine tasting, before to drive backto Aix en Provence.

Pont du Gard, Uzès & Nîmes: Half-Day Tour with Entry Fees

6. Pont du Gard, Uzès & Nîmes: Half-Day Tour with Entry Fees

Visit of the charming medieval town of Uzès, founded during the Roman era and the site of an aqueduct that was built to supply the city of Nîmes. The Pont du Gard is the most well-known stretch of the aqueduct left standing. On this 5-hour program, you’ll see the traces of Roman civilization in Uzès as well as substantial monuments from the Middle Ages. Visit the famous 2,000-year-old Pont du Gard, a section of the Roman aqueduct that provided water to Nîmes. The highly photographed bridge was listed by UNESCO in 1985 as a World Heritage Site. You’ll discover the treasures of Nîmes, including the Coliseum that is considered to be second only to the Coliseum in Rome. Its Roman amphitheater is still in use and today has a seating capacity of 10,000.

From Avignon: Roman Tour to Pont du Gard, Nîmes & Orange

7. From Avignon: Roman Tour to Pont du Gard, Nîmes & Orange

Visit the amphitheatre of Nîmes and imagine the gladiators inside. Take pictures in front of the Maison Carrée in Nîmes, a former temple dedicated to Augustus, and in front of the Roman Arch in Orange, built to celebrate some Roman victories. Explore the magnificent Roman theatre of Orange and its impressive scene wall. Admire the huge Pont du Gard, a former aqueduct to bring water to Nîmes. Enjoy the friendly picnic shared together on Saint-Eutrope hill in Orange. It only includes fresh products from local farmers.

From Avignon : Full Day Roman Sites and Historical Places

8. From Avignon : Full Day Roman Sites and Historical Places

Journey from Avignon to learn about the Roman time. Discover the city of Nîmes : visit the Arenes with an audio-guide. Quick glance at the Maison Carrée, best preserved temple of the ancient Roman empire. Continue to Pont du Gard, one of the largest and best preserved aqueduct of the Roman period. (The museum is not included). Free time in the charming medieval town of Uzès : the Place aux Herbes square and the Fenestrelle tower. In Orange, discover one of the best preserved theater in the Roman empire. Photo stop at the Triumphal Arch.

Pont du Gard : The Digital Audio Guide

9. Pont du Gard : The Digital Audio Guide

Discover the majesty of the Pont du Gard, a must-see in the South of France, a living symbol of ancient Roman engineering. Immerse yourself in the captivating history of this legendary aqueduct with the exclusive digital audio guide of Pont du Gard, written and narrated by the eminent local historian, Mr. Marchand. Explore the fascinating architectural details of this ancient masterpiece and delve into the anecdotes that bring its millennia-old stones to life. With the digital audio guide, let yourself be guided through the ages, uncovering the well-kept secrets of this iconic site. Mr. Marchand's erudite voice will transport you through time, enriching your visit to Pont du Gard with unique anecdotes and in-depth knowledge. Enjoy an immersive experience that breathes life into this exceptional site, while benefiting from valuable information to enhance your visit. Opt for a rewarding exploration of Pont du Gard with the digital audio guide, and be captivated by the perfect blend of modern technology and ancient heritage. Immerse yourself in history with Mr. Marchand as your privileged guide to Pont du Gard. An unforgettable adventure awaits you at the heart of this millennia-old historical treasure ( Roman Empire ).

From Avignon: Art and History in Provence

10. From Avignon: Art and History in Provence

After a short drive from Avignon and your tour guide's commentary along the way, experience the peaceful surroundings of St Paul de Mausole's asylum, where the Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh created masterpieces like "The Starry Night" and "The Irises". Don't miss the remains of the former Roman town of Glanum that are to be admired just nearby. Please be aware that the hospital is still in use today so you will only be able to see the exteriors and the last part of St Remy's Van Gogh Walk with boards representing some of the painter's most famous works. The visit of the replica of the painter's room is not included in this tour. A beautiful drive through vineyards and olive groves will take you to Les Baux de Provence, a real gem in the heart of the Alpilles massif. Your tour guide will drop you at the entrance of this pedestrian village, from where you'll have the chance to enjoy breathtaking views. An eagle's nest perched on a rocky plateau overlooking the Crau and the Camargue, Les Baus is not only a medieval fortress: a lot of shopping opportunities are available there! Meet your driver again and head to the "capital" of the Camargue, the lively and colourful old Arles. Your tour guide will provide you with maps and information about things to do and see, as well as lunch suggestions. A long stop is scheduled so that everyone can have enough time to visit the many monuments inscribed in the Unesco world heritage list, follow in Van Gogh's footsteps and also taste some local specialties (lunch not included). Don't miss Arles' picturesque market on Wednesdays and Saturdays! In the afternoon, meet your guide again and continue the journey with another unique World Heritage Site. Enjoy a beautiful walk on shaded alleys and be awestruck by this 2000-year-old masterpiece of Roman engineering. On hot days you can also deep your feet or take a dive into the river Gardon, to see the aqueduc from an unusual angle! Afterwards, head back to Avignon old town.

Nimes

Nimes

Frequently asked questions about Pont du Gard Museums & exhibitions

What are other things to do than Pont du Gard Museums & exhibitions that are worth visiting in Nimes?

The other unmissable things to do in Nimes are:

Other Sightseeing Options in Pont du Gard

Want to discover all there is to do in Pont du Gard? Click here for a full list.