2 000 years ago
The Pont du Gard which dates back to the beginning of the Common Era (50 AD) is the tallest Roman bridge-aqueduct in the world standing at 48 meters high. In remarkably good condition, this monument stands in a natural setting of 165 hectares of Mediterranean landscape and is easily accessible by shuttles from the Nîmes train station (30 min trip).
It was designed to convey water to Nîmes, showing the extraordinary know-how of Roman engineers.
UNESCO World Heritage
The Pont du Gard is an exceptional ancient monument. It was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 and is therefore considered important to the common heritage of humanity.
Discover its history
The Pont du Gard is a great family destination. Bring your family for an unforgettable time!
You will have the opportunity to learn about the roman civilization through the multimedia kiosks in the 2 500 m2 museum. Special activities are available for children.
A guided visit of the Pont du Gard with a walk on the top level, where the water used to flow, or Museum are an unforgettable experience.
You can taste seasonal Mediterranean cuisine at Les Terrasses restaurant found at the foot of the monument.