How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
Photos of Hotel Vatel
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Vatel Nīmes
Travel Blogs from Nīmes
... to the village. We strolled the route from our gite (rental) through town, past the church, bakeries, small shops and the mayor's office and a small open air market where we bought some fresh goat cheese. The walk took an hour.
We returned to the rental and got ready for a tour of Avignon. It took about twenty minutes to drive to the train station parking lot where we parked while we toured. We strolled to the North through town to the Palais des Papes. Avignon was the ...
... have been reproduced in the park. As well as the landscaped gardens, grass and water features, there are several aviaries containing parrots, doves and small birds. Labelled as a health park, various pieces of exercise equipment are installed around the park. For example a plank hanging from chains at each end, which you are supposed to walk along without losing your balance, as the plank wobbles. Nightmare.
Lunch was ...
... arena to the highest level. Up on the top, I was almost blown away by the wind but the view from there was nice. Some areas have no railings and there were cautionary signs posted to watch your children. It is very easy to jump or fall down, kind of scary if with little or disobedient kids.
After this visit, I followed the map to the Maison Carree, which is a fully restored Roman temple, dating approximately to A.D. 4. It has survived because it was in constant ...
... the ticket so it is easily accessible. She's also getting used to all the bikers' conventions... when to wave, when not to wave, when to put out a leg and when not to! It appears that the bigger touring bikes acknowledge each other, not the smaller ones... and just a rather restrained salute or wave will do. But if someone overtakes you (or you them) it seems that a leg wave is mandatory! All a bit ...
... Inside the Maison Carrée, a film is shown outlining the history of Nimes and what the area (around the Maison Carrée) looked like when it was originally built.
We've visited Nimes 4 times; it is a beautiful place and we are just dazzled. Each corner we turn there is something that makes us exclaim with joy. Town squares, long boulevards, big groves of trees, restored and retained buildings, and clever design of new architecture and ...