Short car journey

Pont du Gard

Roman aqueduct that used to supply water to Nimes.  Fantastically well-preserved and an incredible feat of engineering.  You can pay to go on a tour inside the water channel at the top of the aqueduct (well worth it – but … Read More


A fun day out – but book in advance.  The run out from Collias [windy roads to get there: 50 mins by car] brings you under the Pont du Gard (see post under Places to Visit), or a bit further … Read More


The Roman amphitheatre is a must – still used to this day for concerts etc.  After that head to the Place de la Maison Carrée where there is a perfectly preserved 1st century BC Roman Temple opposite a Norman Foster … Read More

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