Your summer in Nîmes!

Like every summer, Nîmes goes into summer time and many activities are available to you! Passing through our beautiful old city? Discover the program of your summer!

Le Festival des Arènes

As every year, the Arena, emblematic place of the city, gives way to the Nîmes Festival! An annual event that welcomes many artists, both French and international. This year, for example, Elton John will begin the festivities with his farewell tour of the music scene. Discover in a unique setting an acoustic like there is nowhere else! Humorists and musicians will march on the stage of the Arena of Nîmes from June 23 to July 20!

Les Jeudis de Nîmes

Every Thursday night from July 4 to August 29 from 18h, cross the streets of the city center at dusk! Follow the stalls of artisans and traders and taste the local specialties to the beat of music. In the heart of the historic center, on the forecourt of the Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Castor Cathedral, are the cellars and estates of the Costières de Nîmes AOC: tasting and local products are in the spotlight every Thursday.

Pompeii at Musée de la Romanité

For the fans of History and Ancient Culture, the Museum of Romanity offers this summer a unique exhibition on “Pompeii, a forgotten story”: an event where visitors are invited to relive the days of the city of tragic destiny, and his rescue by the Roman fleet. Do not miss ! Temporary exhibition included in the ticket price, every day from 10h to 19h.

Le Tour de France at Nîmes

From 22 to 24 July, Nîmes will host the 16th stage of the Tour de France and a day of rest! Transition stage between the Pyrenees and the Alps, the riders will start from the Feuchères esplanade and will have 177 kilometers of race to complete before finishing in the city center!

Equestrian show at the arena

Because the summer is not over yet in Nîmes, the Arena will host the 8th, 9th, 12th and 13th of August “Les Nuits de Nemaus”: a nocturnal and epic spectacle that traces the history of the city in 4 large paintings , from Antiquity to the present day. An equestrian show combining the living, illuminations and projections in a place steeped in history.

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