Welcome to Nîmes, a vibrant modern city with a rich and colourful past. Once a major settlement in the Roman Empire, today the area is renowned for its collection of exceptionally well-preserved Roman ruins, as well as some striking modern architecture. Hire a car at Nîmes Airport and prepare to discover the city's many charms, as well as the fascinating sights of the surrounding Languedoc-Roussillon region.
Along with its impressive history, Nîmes offers plenty of contemporary attractions, from museums and art galleries to lively markets, restaurants and bistros. Whether you're visiting for business or pleasure, a Europcar car hire gives you the freedom to make the most of your time in this dynamic city. Escape for a day to the shores of the Mediterranean, or explore the landscapes of the Cévennes National Park – there is no shortage of things to see and do in this breath-taking corner of the world.
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Nîmes boasts some impressive examples of Roman architecture, including Les Arènes amphitheatre and the temple known as the Maison Carré. You can also view a scattering of Roman statues and monuments in the beautiful Jardin de la Fontaine, an 18th-century formal garden built around a temple to Diana. After picking up your car hire at Nîmes Airport, you can also drive out to view the Pont du Gard, a massive Roman aqueduct just a half hour away.
By hiring a car at Nîmes Airport, you can venture out to other popular destinations nearby, including Montpellier, Avignon and Aix-en-Provence. Enjoy stunning beaches and captivating scenery around every turn in this historic region, before returning to Nîmes for a relaxing evening of food and wine. The city is only a 45-minute drive from the coast of southern France, and you can clearly taste the Mediterranean influence in the local cuisine.
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