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Pont du Gard Skip the Line Admission Ticket

Pont du Gard Skip the Line Admission Ticket

Visit Pont du Gard, one of the world’s best-preserved examples of Roman ingenuity. Its chequered history has also inspired numerous artists. The 2,000-year-old section of the Roman aqueduct once provided water to Nîmes. The highly photographed bridge was listed by UNESCO in 1985 as a World Heritage Site. Located between Montpellier, Marseille, and Avignon, this site is a real landmark of Provence and the south of France. With your ticket, gain access to the first level of the bridge, the museum, and the film to discover more about the history of the Ludo area specially designed for children, the open-air walk Mémoires de Garrigue, and the temporary exhibitions. Until October 1, 2023, dive into a world where the transparent meets the tangible with the temporary exhibition Light as Space! Explore the captivating works of artist Yasuhiro Chida. Discover the fascinating world of this renowned Japanese artist, through a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. The artist has created a universe where illusion and reality merge, inviting the public to interact with his bewitching and captivating installations.

From Avignon: Full-Day Best of Provence Tour

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. 

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

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 Avignon: All Provence in one Day

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.

From Marseille: Provence Sightseeing Tour and Wine Tasting

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

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

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

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

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

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 ).

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Such a fantastic day trip to see the best of Provence with our amazing guide David . He was able to show the beautiful Provence villages and then the Pont du Gard .My absolute favourite was Roussillon but his depth of information throughout the tour was wonderful. Thank you David for such a great day ! The car was very comfortable and we have no complaints at all .

Nico was a great guide, friendly, fun and full of knowledge. He gave us a wonderful tour of Provence and taught us much along the way. The transportation was very comfortable. The tour was very well paced with enough time to enjoy each site visited. And Nico’s recommendations proved excellent. Highly recommend this tour.

We had a great day and our guide, David, was informative, a good driver and easy to get on with. It was a long day but the tour was well paced, and we spent just the right time in all the villages. It was good value for money and the scenery was fabulous.

Morgan was the best. Friendly and very knowledgeable and entertaining 😊

David was a great guide. I highly recommend the trip!