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Nimes is a city in southern France. It is the capital of the Gard department in the Languedoc-Roussillon. When you stay in Nimes holiday rental homes, know that you’re entering a French town with a rich history, dating back to the Roman Empire. It has a stunning Roman Coliseum that is second only to Rome's. Nîmes is also historically known for its textiles. Denim, the fabric of blue jeans, derives its name from this city (Serge de Nîmes).

There is plenty to see and do for lovers of the Roman Empire when you rent self-catering holiday accommodation in Nimes, France. Attractions include: The elliptical Roman amphitheater, of the 1st or 2nd century AD. It is the best-preserved Roman arena in France. It was filled with medieval housing, when its walls served as ramparts, but they were cleared under Napoleon. It is still used today as a bull fighting and concert arena.

Other unmissable sights to take in when you take a holiday rental cottage in Nimes, include the Maison Carrée (Square House) - a small Roman temple dedicated to the sons of Agrippa, it was built c. 19 BC. The 18th-century Jardins de la Fontaine (Gardens of the Fountain). The nearby Pont du Gard, also built by Agrippa, is a well-preserved aqueduct that used to carry water across the small Gardon river valley. The nearby Mont Cavalier is crowned by the Tour Magne ("Great Tower"), a ruined Roman tower. The cathedral (dedicated to Saint Castor of Apt, a native of the city), occupying, it is believed, the site of the temple of Augustus, is partly Romanesque and partly Gothic in style.

There is modern architecture to marvel at when you stay in a holiday home in Nîmes too: Norman Foster conceived the Carré d'art (1986), a museum of modern art and mediatheque; Jean Nouvel the Nemausus, a post-modern residential ensemble, and Kisho Kurokawa a building in the form of a hemicycle to reflect the Amphitheatre.

Travelling to your holiday rental property in Nimes, France; Nîmes-Alès-Camargue-Cévennes Airport serves the city. Ryanair operates flights to and from Nimes via the UK’s Liverpool and London-Luton airports – check website for seasonal timetables. The Gare de Nîmes is the central railway station, offering connections to Paris (high speed rail), Marseille, Montpellier, Toulouse, Perpignan, Figueras in Spain and several regional destinations. The motorway A9 connects Nîmes with Orange, Montpellier and Perpignan, the A64 with Arles and Salon-de-Provence.

The climate of Nimes is Mediterranean in nature and can be characterized by moderate hot summers and mild and dry winters. During summer in Nimes there is up to twelve hours of sunshine in a day. The weather in Nimes remains moderate and mild throughout the year.

 

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Modern Apartment Le Castel Flore in Normandy Manche for 4 People

Modern Apartment Le Castel Flore in Normandy Manche for 4 People

Weekly Rental: GBP 550 to GBP 690

4 sleeps

This modern first-floor duplex is set in the grounds of a former mansion in the chic family resort of Carteret.

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Lovely Holiday Cottages in Southern Brittany, 20km west of Pontivy - Adele Cottage

Lovely Holiday Cottages in Southern Brittany, 20km west of Pontivy - Adele Cottage

Weekly Rental: GBP 350 to GBP 350

6 sleeps

Adele is a lovely, spacious three bedroomed cottage in beautiful Southern Brittany, 20km west of Pontivy. With two

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Gîte Vol de nuit situated along the border of Choranche, Isere

Gîte Vol de nuit situated along the border of Choranche, Isere

Weekly Rental: EUR 600 to EUR 690

6 sleeps

Gîte Vol de nuit is situated along the border of Choranche, a nice little village, amidst a landscape of greenery,

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Beautiful 200 yr Old Renovated Farmhouse in Yvrench, Somme, Picardy

Beautiful 200 yr Old Renovated Farmhouse in Yvrench, Somme, Picardy

Weekly Rental: GBP 695 to GBP 995

15 sleeps

200 yr Old five double bedroomed house with two bathrooms in the Picardy village of Yvrench situated approximately 75

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Charming Holiday Gite in Videix, Limousin, France - La Vienne

Charming Holiday Gite in Videix, Limousin, France - La Vienne

Weekly Rental: EUR 495 to EUR 630

4 sleeps

Two wonderful French cottage gites in the heart of the Haute Vienne region of the Limousin / Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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2 and 3 week offer

2 and 3 week offer

150€ off two week and 320€ off three week bookings.

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer -10% discount on the remaining summer week 25th August-1st September 18 - enquire now!

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2000

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2000

Fabulous farmhouse with games room in barn in a peaceful village with all facilities to make your stay a good one.

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

TARIF D'EXCEPTION CHALET COMPLET jusque 15 personnes 195 € à régler au réceptionniste, non compris dans location

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer - 25th August to 5th Sept 18 reduced to 800 Euros per week - enquire now!

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