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.
4.5-hour private tour of Nimes and Pont du Gard from Arles
Marvel at the Roman amphitheatre and Maison Carrée in historic Nimes
Visit the impressive Pont du Gard aqueduct, a UNESCO World Heritage site
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
This private tour can be customized to your interests and ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide
Meet your private guide in central Arles in time for a 9am or 2pm departure (depending on tour option chosen). Traveling by private vehicle, soak up the scenery on the around 40-minute drive to Nîmes.
Follow your guide on a walking tour of the historic center, as you uncover the secrets of Nîmes’ Roman past. Stop to admire the Maison Carrée or ‘Square House’, one of the best preserved temples in the Roman world; stand in awe before the mighty Arena of Nîmes amphitheater (entrance ticket not included); and see the Tour Magne, part of the original Roman city walls.
Before heading back to Arles, make a stop at the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard, a remarkably preserved Roman aqueduct dating back to the 1st century AD.
On return to Arles, your tour ends back at the departure point at around 1.30pm (morning tour) or 6.30pm (afternoon tour).