Day 211 – Nimes, France
This morning we said goodbye to Avignon and headed for our next destination, Nimes. Our train ride was brief and comfortable (only 36 minutes). Upon arriving, we dropped off our bags at the hotel and began exploring this adorable French city. Nimes has a rich Roman history. Arenes de Nimes, which dates back to 70 AD, is one of the best preserved amphitheaters in France. Maison Carree, an even older structure, is one of the best preserved Roman temples in the world. It was amazing to see them both.
(Arenes de Nimes)
(Maison Carree – 19 BC)
(Cathedrale Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Castor de Nimes)
(Various scenes from Nimes)
(Tonight’s dinner – chicken and pineapple go so well together…)