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Nimes Arenas

Domaine(s) : Archeology

Region : Languedoc-Roussillon


The Arena of Nimes are full of superlatives!
- 2000 years,
- 24,000 seats,
- 21 meters high,
- 162 stairs and vomitories,
- 60 arches.

The way put in place since 2006 allows you to go from galleries to interior galleriesand to the Arena (the sand track).


Plan one to three hours to have a good visit.

The Arena is open according to the schedule found by clicking here.

The last entry with an audio tour takes place one hour before closing arenas.
The last free entry is 30 minutes before closing the site.

The 3rd Friday, Saturday and Sunday in September, the arenas are closed to visitors since the Feria of the vintages takes place. Bullfights are also scheduled during these festivities. You can get information on the website accessed by clicking on the link below or by calling the +33 (0) 891 701 401. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.


An audio-guided trail has been set-up and allows to fully complete the visit.
Illustrations of the 'gallery Gladiators' fit the vision acquired by visitors to the monument, and demonstrations of virtual combat as well as movies end to dive you into the world of Roman games.

Pets are not allowed inside the arena.


4 rue de la Violette
30000 Nimes

N 43°49'59'' E 04°21'-1''

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