Map of Nîmes, France

Nîmes Tourist Attractions
Arènes de Nîmes Boulevard des Arènes Nîmes FranceStade nautique Nemausa Avenue de la Bouvine Nîmes France
Pont du Gard Route du Pont du Gard Vers-Pont-du-Gard FranceNîmes Cathedral Rue Saint-Castor Nîmes France
Maison Carrée Place de la Maison Carrée Nîmes FranceMusée des Beaux-Arts de Nîmes Rue de la Cité Foulc Nîmes France
Carré d'Art Place de la Maison Carrée Nîmes France

Nîmes is located in Southern France. This city and commune is the prefecture of the Gard department. The city is a popular tourist destination. It has a rich history that dates back to the Roman Empire. It is proud of its past of being one of the richest and finest Roman cities of Gaule. The name 'Nimes' has been derived from Nemausas. The Roman amphitheatre located in Nimes is one of the best-preserved Roman arenas in France. The city is also known for its textiles. Interestingly, Denim, the fabric of blue jeans derived its name from the city.

Transportation: The Transports en Common Nimois (TCN) buses tae you wherever you want to go. These buses run daily including Sundays and bank holidays. Cabs are available from seven cabstands within the city. The airport of Nimess Arles Camargue are located in the south of France and lie 10 miles from the center of Nimes.

Places of Attraction: There are many tourist attractions in the city, which make you familiar with the city's past and history. Some popular places of attraction in the city are Maison Carree, Roman Amphitheatre (Arenes), Musee des Beaux-Arts, Carre d'Art/Musee d'Art Contemporain, Musee D'art Contemporain, Musee D'art Contemporain, Golf Nimes-Campagne, Magne Tower and Jardins de la Fontaine.

Hotels: Nimes has many hotels that provide luxurious stay options to its tourists. Some popular hotels of Nimes are Jardins Secrets, New Hotel La Baume, Acanthe du Temple Hotel, Hotel des Tuileries, Hotel Le Pre Galoffre, Best Western L'Orangerie, Atelier de Calvisson, Kyriad Nimes Centre, Novotel Atria Nimes Centre, Hotel De Provence, Cote Patio Hotel Nimes, Kyriad Nimes Ouest, Hotel Imperator Concorde, Hotel de L'Amphitheatre, Royal Hotel, Hotel Vatel, Hotel de Milan, Nimotel, Mas de Galoffre and Acotel.

Country France
Location The city belongs to the Languedoc-Roussillon Region. The city is located at an altitude of 21 m - 215 m.
Geographic Coordinates Latitude 43º49'59 N, Longitude 4º21'00 E
Area 161.85 sq. km
Population 144,600 (2005)

Last Updated on: November 3rd, 2017