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Pont du Gard
Reaching a height of almost 160 feet (49 meters), the three-tiered Pont du Gard bridge was part of a 31-mile (50-kilometer) Roman aqueduct network that carried water from a source at Eure to bathhouses, fountains, and patrician villas in Nîmes. Constructed in the first century, the ancient engineering marvel is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Basics
Visitors can prebook an admission ticket to the Pont du Gard site. Tickets gives access to the first level of the bridge; a museum; the family-oriented Ludo Children’s Center; the open-air Mémoires de Garrigue trail, which covers local agricultural history; and a cinema that screens a short film on the Pont du Gard. Upgrade with the Pass Aqueduct to join a guided tour of the top level of the bridge too. 

Many travelers come to the bridge during guided day tours from Avignon, Arles, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, and even Paris. Day tours typically combine a visit to the Pont du Gard with stops at Avignon, Uzès, or Nîmes, or at picturesque Provence villages such as Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence, Gordes, and Roussillon. Some day tours to Pont du Gard include wine-tasting sessions in Côtes du Rhône or Provence. 

Things to Know Before You Go
  • Pont du Gard is a must for history enthusiasts. 
  • Wear comfortable shoes; you’ll spend a lot of time on your feet as you explore the site.
  • Bring a swimsuit so you can paddle, sunbathe, and even canoe in the Gardon river. 
  • With flat paths and adapted buildings, much of the Pont du Gard complex is wheelchair accessible.

How to Get There
Pont du Gard is situated between Remoulins and Vers-Pont-du-Gard, about 13.5 miles (22 kilometers) from Nîmes and 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) from Avignon. High-speed TGV trains connect Paris to both Nîmes and Avignon in less than 3 hours. From Avignon, take the A15 bus to the Pont du Gard site. From Nîmes, take the B21 bus. 

When to Get There 
June, July, and August are usually the driest months, making them a good time to visit the site, much of which is in the open air. On select evenings in June, the bridge is the setting for the Les Féeries du Pont sound and light show. The summer months are also peak visitor season. Tourist numbers begin to wane in September. 

Best Views of the Pont du Gard
While you will have excellent views of the river from the bridge, the best views of the Pont du Gard itself are from the banks and the hillsides surrounding the river. Follow the 2.1-mile (3.5-kilometer) Aqueduct Trail for some of the best lookouts and photo opportunities. 
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Pont du Gard Admission Ticket

Discover one of France’s most recognizable and in-demand landmarks when you book advance tickets to the Pont du Gard. Located in the South of France, the Roman aqueduct is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a marvel of ancient engineering. Explore its first level, visit the companion museum, stop by the on-site cinema, and more—booking your tickets in advance helps you beat the crowds and guarantee your admission.
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Roman Sites in Provence Half-Day Tour from Avignon Including Pont du Gard, Uzès and Nîmes

Discover the Provence of old and journey back to Roman times on this half-day small-group tour of Uzès and Nîmes from Avignon. See the Roman temple of Maison Carrée and the great amphitheater of Nimes, then stroll around the medieval monuments of Uzès. Finally, stand in awe before the towering Pont du Gard aqueduct, a remarkable feat of Roman engineering and now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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Full-Day Highlights of Provence Tour from Avignon

With just one day to experience Provence, this full-day tour from Avignon includes the famous lavender fields (seasonal), picturesque hilltop towns, and Provencal markets. Visit historic landmarks such as Senanque Abbey and the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard; explore the towns of Roussillon, les Baux de Provence, and Gordes; and follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh in Saint Remy de Provence.
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Half-Day Nimes, Uzes, and Pont du Gard from Avignon

Provence is famous for its hilltop villages and scenic landscapes, but it’s also home to some of the most impressive Roman ruins in France. This small-group half-day tour will take you back in time, as you see the magnificent Roman amphitheater and Maison Carrée in Nîmes, stroll the medieval streets of Uzes, and visit the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct.
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Pont du Gard and Provence electric mountain bike

Extraordinary experience!Electric mountain bikes of very high finesse for a ride with softness and unique sensations.Climb the hills to Provençal villages millennia effortlessly, along the Roman aqueduct in the most secret and at the bend of a path meet the immense Pont du Gard, and arches more than 2000 years.Then pilot session in the forest with playful monotraces to nice passages between trees. We improve our technique while having fun.This route is accessible to anyone who knows how to ride a bike and who is curious to discover unique natural and historical areas.
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Best of Provence Day Trip from Marseille: Avignon, Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Les Baux de Provence

Soak up the bounty, beauty and history of Provence on a full-day trip from Marseille. In Avignon, the ‘City of Popes,’ you’ll discover ancient and medieval art and architecture on a guided, small-group tour. Pop into the Popes’ Palace (own expense) before continuing to Châteauneuf-du-Pape to sample fine Provençal wines in an elegant château. Finish with a visit to the medieval hilltop village of Les Baux de Provence.
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Small-Group Day-Trip around Historical Provence from Avignon

Experience Provence at its storybook best as you journey through rolling vineyards, medieval villages, and artist’s havens on this full-day tour from Avignon. Follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh in Saint-Paul-de-Mausole; explore the Provencal market town of Arles; and take in the views from hilltop Les-Baux-de-Provence. Then, step back in time with a visit to the Roman aqueduct Pont-du-Gard, before sampling fine Rhône Valley wines with a tour and tasting at the wine museum in Chateauneuf-du-Pape.
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Roman Heritage Day Trip to Pont du Gard, Les Baux de Provence and St Remy de Provence from Arles

Discover Provence’s Roman history, stunning countryside, and art heritage on this half-day tour from Arles. Explore the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence, walk in the footsteps of Van Gogh in Saint Rémy de Provence, and admire the Roman Aqueduct of Pont du Gard, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Private Day Trip to Nimes and Pont du Gard from Arles

Provence is famous for its hilltop villages and idyllic scenery, but it’s also home to some of the most impressive Roman ruins in France. This private half-day tour will take you back in time, as you explore the magnificent amphitheater and Maison Carrée in Nîmes, then marvel at the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct.
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Private Day Trip to Avignon, Pont du Gard, Orange and Chateauneuf du Pape Wine Tour from Marseille

Tour a trio of Provence’s UNESCO-listed attractions on this full-day private tour from Marseille. Enjoy a guided tour of the historic Old Town of Avignon, famously the medieval home of the popes, then explore the Roman ruins of Orange and visit the 2,000-year-old Pont du Gard aqueduct. Finish the day with wine and chocolate tasting in the celebrated wine region of Châteauneuf du Pape.
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Private small group tour of Nimes and Pont du gard

In this full day tour explore the highlight of Nimes to enjoy an historic Roman settlement  with excellent examples of Roman architecture as the temple in a pristine condition, the Maison Carree,The  best preserved collisium in the world and the tour Magne  then head up to pont du gard and enjoy the senic view and free walking time. Your driver will get you back to Arles at late afternoon
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Private small group tour of Nimes and Pont du gard

In this full day tour explore the highlight of Nimes to enjoy an historic Roman settlement  with excellent examples of Roman architecture as the temple in a pristine condition, the Maison Carree,The  best preserved collisium in the world and the tour Magne  then head up to pont du gard and enjoy the senic view and free walking time. Your driver will get you back to Cruise terminal of Sete  at late afternoon
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Avignon and Provence Day Trip from Paris by TGV Train

Take the high-speed TGV train from Paris to Provence on this day trip that includes visits to UNESCO World Heritage sites in Avignon and more. As you soak up the beauty of one of France’s most loved regions, learn about its historical significance at places like St Rémy de Provence, Les Baux de Provence, the Pont du Gard and Avignon’s famous Popes’ Palace. See Roman runs, have free time for lunch and enjoy interesting commentary from an informative guide.
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Saint Remy, Les Baux and Pont du Gard Small Group Day Trip

Journey back in time to Roman and medieval Provence on this half-day tour from Avignon. Visit Saint-Rémy-de-Provence to see the triumphal arch and funeral monument. Continue to the rocky hilltop village of Les Baux de Provence to explore key sites like St Vincent Church, the Hôtel des Porcelets and the ruins of Baux’s medieval castle, and finish with a stop at the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard, a towering Roman aqueduct.
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Provence Tour from Avignon Including Gordes, Saint Rémy de Provence and Pont du Gard

Short on time? See the best bits of Provence on this full-day small-group tour of the region’s most photogenic spots. Drive through rolling vineyards and vast lavender fields, stopping to enjoy views of the Fontaine de Vaucluse and Senanque Abbey. Explore the hilltop villages of Gordes and Roussillon, and take a walking tour of Saint Rémy de Provence, once home to both Nostradamus and Van Gogh. Finally, see the UNESCO-listed Roman aqueduct of Pont du Gard and look out over the hills of the Alpilles from Les Baux de Provence.
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Provence Wine and Heritage Tour from Avignon: Les Baux de Provence, Nimes and Uzès

Witness Roman relics and age-old traditions of wine and olive oil making on a full-day tour from Avignon. In Les Baux de Provence, visit a local olive mill to sample fine AOC olive oils and see how they're made, then head to an estate in the Chaîne des Alpilles for a wine-tasting session. Afterward, visit the Roman amphitheater in Nîmes, tour medieval Uzès and view the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct.
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Private Day Trip to Avignon, Pont du Gard, Orange and Chateauneuf du Pape Wine Tour from Aix-en-Provence

Combine three of Provence’s most show-stopping historic sites into one full-day tour, traveling by minibus from Aix-en-Provence. Explore the ancient Roman ruins of Orange, marvel over the remarkable Roman aqueduct of Pont du Gard and discover Avignon, the medieval city of the popes. Cap off the day of sightseeing with a wine tasting in Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
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Provence in One Day Small Group Day Trip from Avignon

Explore the breathtaking Provençal countryside on this small-group tour from Avignon. In a comfortable coach, wind through hills blanketed in grapevines and lavender, stopping at area highlights such as the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard and the Antiques of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Visit the rocky perched towns of Les Baux de Provence, Roussillon and Gordes, where you’ll enjoy splendid views, architectural tours and souvenir shopping.
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Half-Day Provence Pont du Gard and Wine Tasting Tour from Avignon

Visit two of the most impressive Roman ruins in Provence and sample the region’s renowned wines on this half-day small-group tour from Avignon. Marvel at the grand aqueduct of Pont du Gard, visit the UNESCO-listed Roman Theater in Orange, then enjoy wine tasting at a Chateaneuf du Pape winery.
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Avignon, Les Baux de Provence and Chateauneuf-du-Pape Day Trip from Aix-en-Provence

Spend a perfect day in Provence on this combo tour featuring visits to Les Baux de Provence, Avignon and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Departing from Aix-en-Provence by luxury minibus, discover a medieval hilltop village and snap a photo by the Pont du Gard, a UNESCO World Heritage–listed Roman aqueduct. Explore on foot Avignon and learn about its papal history. Finish this day of beautiful sightseeing with a wine-tasting session inside a Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery. An informative guide shares insightful commentary along the way.
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Les Baux de Provence, Arles & Pont du Gard Small Group Tour from Marseille

Experience Provence on this small-group day tour from Marseille. Ideal for visitors who want to spend a day out of the city exploring the Provencal countryside. Visit Baux-de-Provence, Arles, and the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard with historical insights from your guide. The tour includes guided portions and free time to explore the countryside and break for lunch on your own.
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Private Provence Day Trip from Avignon to Arles, Baux-de-Provence, Saint-Remy-de-Provence, Gordes and Roussillon

See some of the top sights of Provence in one day on this small-group tour from Avignon. Destinations include Arles, Les Baux-de-Provence, St-Remy-de-Provence, Gordes, Roussillon and Luberon National Park. You’ll have plenty of photo ops of Roman landmarks, medieval architecture, hilltop villages and much more.
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Discover the inevitable villages of Provence.Your driver will make you discover the ochres of Roussillon, Gordes, Saint Remy de Provence, the Baxu de Provence one of the most beautiful villages of France, and you will be able to admire the magnificent Aqueduct Le Pont du Gard
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Private Day Trip to Nimes, Pont du Gard and Orange from Arles

Provence is famous for its hilltop villages and idyllic scenery, but it’s also home to some of the most impressive Roman ruins in France. This private full-day tour will take you back in time, as you explore the magnificent amphitheater and Maison Carrée in Nîmes; admire the ancient theater of Orange; and visit the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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