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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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Beautiful House in Var, Le Lavandou - Villa Marine

Beautiful House in Var, Le Lavandou - Villa Marine

Weekly Rental: EUR to EUR

6 sleeps

This charming house is located at the heart of a small fishing village, just off the coast of Var. The house can

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Beautiful Renovated and Peaceful Stone House Near Le Mont St Michel, Champeaux, Normandy

Beautiful Renovated and Peaceful Stone House Near Le Mont St Michel, Champeaux, Normandy

Weekly Rental: GBP 560 to GBP 560

7 sleeps

This charming and completely renovated stone house can accommodate up to 7 guests. Located in the Bay of Le Mont St

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Charming and Beautiful Gite Au Cocorico -  La Chandurière, St Paul en Gatine, Deux Sèvres

Charming and Beautiful Gite Au Cocorico - La Chandurière, St Paul en Gatine, Deux Sèvres

Weekly Rental: GBP 400 to GBP 500

5 sleeps

If you're looking for a cosy gite in the French countryside, you've found it. This gite sleeps up to 5 guests and

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Cosy and Charming Gite Au Marcassin - La Chandurière, St Paul en Gatine, Deux Sèvres

Cosy and Charming Gite Au Marcassin - La Chandurière, St Paul en Gatine, Deux Sèvres

Weekly Rental: GBP 400 to GBP 500

5 sleeps

If you're looking for a cosy gite in the French countryside, you've found it. This gite sleeps up to 5 guests and

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Beautiful Chateaux de Palaja Hotel, Palaja, Carcassonne, Languedoc

Beautiful Chateaux de Palaja Hotel, Palaja, Carcassonne, Languedoc

Weekly Rental: EUR 763 to EUR 1883

5 sleeps

The hotel "Chateau de Palaja" three stars is located at a 5 minutes drive from the medieval city of Carcassonne, in the

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Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount for start dates within 4 weeks

Fancy a week , or two, by the sea in a fabulous stone cottage for up to 16 people.Weeks 14 to 28 July and 11 to 25 August.

Fancy a week , or two, by the sea in a fabulous stone cottage for up to 16 people.Weeks 14 to 28 July and 11 to 25 August.

Spoil yourself and enjoy time with your family or friends in our spacious cottage just 150 metres from a long sandy

Special offer

Special offer

We are offering a 5% discount if you book for a week or more, from 4th May to 31st August 2019. Book before 17th March

Extended stay

Extended stay

Special rates for extended stays November to March. Please contact owners for details

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