Ibis Nimes Ouest
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... and action from all of the sectors of "entertainment" from the first scheduled entertainment which was beast versus beast, ie bear vs lion, the 2nd scheduled event, the hunting where the hunter hunts it's prey, ie, a lion, tiger, bear or whatever is available at the time. Not a contest really, poor animals. During the lunch break when most spectators leave their seats and go for drinks and food they bring on the next round of ...
... flowing to Nimes per day. As we walked on the middle level over the aqueduct we noticed etchings in some of the sandstone that had been done by the builders, the tool of use and their names and it is crazy that 2,000 years later their mark is still there for all to see, kind of like putting your kids footprints or handprints in concete, to last forever. We wandered toward the museum and saw some people taking photos of a tree, yeh odd right, so of course we started ...
What a gorgeous little village Castries is. It truly feels like a little country village with its narrow little streets and homes built almost on the side of the roads, there are little bakeries, flower markets and fruit and veg shops, along with little restaurants and bars on the main street. This was going to be a bit of a stop over until we discovered there is a Roman Aqueduct over 2000 ...
... They have 200,000 people watch it every stage so we anticipated traffic chaos! But it was well organised with keen folk setting up camp 6 hours early to see the final sprint. Lunch was lovely, the girls swam in the pool which they loved, then we sat down for a stonking 5 course meal. Milly and Mads were astonished. Tart and salad, turkey and rice and ragu, cheese, fruit salad and fruit tart followed by coffee ...
... there theatre still in use some 2000 years later.
As the Empire fell, the amphitheatre was fortified by the Visigoths and surrounded by a wall. During the turbulent years that followed the collapse of Visigoth power in Hispania and Septimania, not to mention the Muslim invasion and subsequent conquest by the French kings in the mid eighth century, the viscounts of Nīmes constructed a fortified palace within the amphitheater.