Pont du Gard
The morning will be dedicated to the visit of the impressive Pont du Gard. It was Agrippa, the son-in-law of Augustus, who decided in 19 B.C to construct an enormous aqueduct to supply Nîmes with drinking water from a source located near Uzes.
The bridge that we see today, boldly bestriding the river Gardon is the most majestic part of that wonderful work which has remained almost intact for nearly two thousand years.
In the afternoon, visit of the museum that tells the history of the bridge and the Roman aqueduct of Nîmes, a multimedia museum of 2500 m² in an amazing atmosphere where original pieces, reproductions, images, sounds, and reconstructions mix…