About Nimes


Let's have a look around into background of Nimes
  • Region: Languedoc Roussillon
  • Country: France 
  • Latitude: 43.833333
  • Longitude: 4.35
  • Time zone: Europe/Paris
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hour

Weather in Nimes

  • Climate: Mediterranean climate
  • Best Time to Visit: July and August

Location

Nimes is a city in the Occitanie region of southern France. It is the capital of the Gard department. It is located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Cevennes mountains. The estimated population of Nimes mes is 146,709 (2012). Nimes has a mediterranean climate that is one of the warmest in France. Its slightly inland, southerly location results in hot air over the city during summer months, whereas winters are cool to mild but not cold.

Distance from Nimes center to Airport

  • Airport: Nimes Ales Camargue Cevennes Airport
  • Driving Distance: 33 miles / 53 km 
  • Driving Time: 36 minutes
  • Languages:English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Nimes Ales Camargue Cevennes Airport
  • Rail: Gare de Nimes

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: €0.50 - €1.00 per bag
  • Housekeeper: €1.00 - €1.50 per day
  • Concierge: €8.00 - €20.00

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10% of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Arles,
  • Ales,
  • Mauguio

Emergency Contact Numbers in Nimes city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Railroad: Gare de Nîmes(+33 892 35 35 35)
  • Airport: Nimes-Ales-Camargue-Cevennes Airport (+33 4 66 70 49 49)
  • Hospital: University Hospital Center (+33 4 66 84 14 43)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Nimes.

  • Flamenco Festival
  • Biography Festival
  • Festival de Nimes

Tourist Attractions

  • Arena of Nimes
  • Maison Carree
  • Square of Art

Theatre & Concerts

  • Christian Liger Theater
  • Pub London tavern: Restaurant, Concerts
  • The clearing of the castle

Visit Top Restaurants in Nimes

  • The De-K-Le
  • Le Menestrel 
  • Creperie Le Frenchy

Top Shopping Centers in Nimes

  • The Gallery - Cap Costieres
  • Creperie Le Frenchy
  • The Patio Littre

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Museum of Fine Arts of Nimes
  • Bueno Home Gallery
  • The Gardens of the Fountain

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • The De-K-Le - Frence fries
  • Le Menestrel - Rabbit Dish
  • Creperie Le Frenchy - Ham

Sports Club

  • Club House 
  • Residence Golf
  • Olympique Badminton Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: €1.34
  • Taxi:€ 2.10 
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): €666.67
  • Cheap meal:€22.00  
  • Gasoline:€1.35  
  • 3 course meal: €65.00
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