Nimes, France - The French Roman City in 36- Degrees



Nimes, France - A Roman City

Nimes, France - 

The French Roman City in 360 Degrees


During our Tour of France, I was lucky to find 2 delightful towns in France what were at taste of Italy.  First was Annecy 
the second was the charming town of Nimes that is a cute little mini Rome in France.  The Coluseum is in great shape was built in 70 ad.  The Areana in Nimes is still in use today and hosts 2 annual bullfights during the Feria de Nimes and other public events.  We just hit the big Roman highlights here, but this area is rich in other Roman structures, and city walls from the time of Christ. You could spend a few days in this area exploring all the cool art museums and things this town has to offer.


Nimes, France - A Roman City
Taking the short walk from our apartment to the Arena.

360 Walk AROUND ARENA in NIMES FRANCE

Nimes, France Colosseum  - A Roman City

**If the 360 Degree Images are not Coming in, click on  the BLUE View on Google Maps button. They work great there. ***



Nimes, France City Clock Tower - A Roman City

This is the town clock that is across from the Arena.  


Church  Eglise Sainte Perpetue

Nimes, France Eglise Saint Perpetue  Cathedral
360 Degree view inside church

Nimes, France Eglise Saint Perpetue  Cathedral
Beautiful stained Glass Windows, Organ Pipes and Mary Statue




Nimes, France Fontaine Pradier

Above is the famous Fountain Fontaine Pradier that is situated between the Arena and the Roman Temple.


Nimes, France Maison Carree

The Maison Carree

The Maison Caree is the best preserved ancient Roman Temple.  It is so amazing that this can date back to the time of Christ and look so amazing. 







Here is a visitors Guide to Nimes France

and The Crazy Toursits 15 best things to do in Nimes. 

City Building below also uses the Roman theme. 

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One of my favorite things was the surprise with just how magical the apartment we rented was.  It was so much better than I expected.  What an adorable place, and the owner was so sweet.  I would go back and stay here again in a heartbeat.   
Our bedroom below..
 had a cute room for the girls, and a comfortable living room area to hang out in.  What a deal!
Living Room below.

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It is a lovely medieval town that has been wonderfully preserved, and it feels like you walked back in time. 

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where they Roman structures are so well preserved that they are in better shape then the ones in Rome. 


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Funny enough, I had almost forgotten that I hadn't finished my post on this wonderful spot.  Then today I sat doing a puzzle we got for Christmas of Mont St Michel, and I realized that I needed to finish this post.  So in honor of the beautiful puzzle that helped me remember to finish this post, this is my first sponsor link today.  Please consider browsing them, for even the few pennies that it send my way helps send more adventures your way. 











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