Tour Magne

Visible from a distance, it indicated the presence of the city and of the Imperial temple located at the foot of the hill around the spring. It was the highest and most prestigious tower of the Roman town.

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Octagonal in form, it was then composed of 3 levels on top of a pedestal. Today, the top storey has disappeared and it rises to a height of about 32m. From the top, the view over Nîmes is remarkable.

You can see Mount Ventoux, the Alpilles, the Vistre floodplain and the garrigue. A panel shows Nîmes in the Roman period.

Opening hours:
January, February, November, December: 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm
March, October: 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm
April, May, September: 9.30am to 6.30pm (closed from 1pm to 2pm in September)
June: from 9am to 7pm
July, August: from 9am to 8pm

3 Monuments City of Nîmes

1 - Nîmes Arena

Come and visit this emblematic amphitheatre, its multimedia alcoves dedicated to the Gladiators and bullfighting...

Opening hours:
January, February, November, December: 9.30am to 5pm
March, October: 9am to 6pm
April, May, September: 9am to 6.30pm
June: from 9am to 7pm
July, August: 9am to 8pm

Last entry: 30 minutes before closing time.

Reception of people with reduced mobility:
The ground floor of the bullring is fully accessible to disabled people.
A wheelchair-accessible platform allows you to admire the interior of the monument and the ring.
Guide dogs are allowed in all our monuments.

2 - Maison Carrée

The Maison Carrée is without doubt the best preserved Roman temple in the world. Built in the early years of the 1st century, this building was dedicated to the cult of the imperial family. Inspired by the temples of Apollo and Mars Ultor in Rome, the Maison Carrée impresses by the harmony of its proportions and the majesty that emanates from this exceptional monument.

THE MAISON CARRÉE IN NÎMES, A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE CANDIDATE

This redevelopment will offer a new visitor experience while respecting the original architecture of the building and restoring its interior volume. Enriched by new and evolving modes of narration and new technologies, the visitor will be able to discover this architecture and its history.

Opening hours:
January, February, November, December: 10am-4.45pm
March, October: 10am-6.15pm
April, May, September: 10am-6.45pm
June: 10am-7.15pm
July, August: 9.30am-8.15pm

Last entry: 15 minutes before closing time

3 - Tour Magne

At the top of this tower, you will discover the most beautiful view of the city and its surroundings.
A multimedia table presents the evolution of urban planning in Nîmes over the centuries.
From the top of the Tour Magne and its 140 steps, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city of Nîmes.

Access to the platform is limited to a maximum of 15 people.
Please note that the ascent of the Tour Magne is not recommended for people sensitive to vertigo.

Opening hours:
January, February, November, December: from 9.30 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 4.30 pm
March, October: from 9.30am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm
April, May, September: 9.30am to 6.30pm (closed from 1pm to 2pm in September)
June: from 9am to 7pm
July, August: 9am to 8pm

Last entry: 15 minutes before closing time

Monuments open 7 days a week, with some exceptions.

 

Thematic of the place

Visite libre

Public price
Tarif unique : €13.00
Price with the pass
Tarif unique : Free
3 Monuments City of Nîmes