4 days in Nimes & Rodez Itinerary

4 days in Nimes & Rodez Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nimes
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Nimes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
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Rodez
— 1 night
End: Rodez

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Nimes

Nimes ©
Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
You've now added Musee de la Romanite to your itinerary. Explore Nimes' surroundings by going to Moulin à Huile d' Olive du Calanquet (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence), Les Baux de Provence (Chateau des Baux de Provence, Carrieres des Lumieres, &more) and Avignon (Musee Calvet, Palais des Papes, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardins de la Fontaine, appreciate the history behind La Maison Carree, make a trip to Place du Marche, and delve into the distant past at La Porte Auguste.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nimes trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Nimes. May in Nimes sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Rodez.

Things to do in Nimes

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Avignon, Les Baux de Provence, Moulin à Huile d' Olive du Calanquet
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Jardins de la Fontaine ©
Jardins de la Fontaine
La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

1
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Rodez

Rodez ©
Rodez is a small city and commune in the South of France, about 150 km northeast of Toulouse. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Musee Fenaille, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez, put a fun spin on your tour with Freemick Aventure, then see the interesting displays at Musee Soulages, and finally examine the collection at Musee Denys-Puech.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rodez trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Nimes to Rodez takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, Rodez is little chillier than Nimes - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rodez

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Musee Soulages ©
Musee Soulages
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez
Musee Denys-Puech ©
Musee Denys-Puech