Pont du Gard
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This architectural structure was built over 2,000 years ago. The Pont du Gard is a site unique to France, as it is the only three-tiered Roman aqueduct still standing today. Discover this marvel that has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1982, while enjoying the charm and…
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(45min) The Pont du Gard is the antique monument the most visited of France. Walkers, trekkers, honeymooners, poets, and painters come to admire this extraordinary aqueduct built by the Romans approximately 2000 years ago.
Most amazing Roman era aqueduct. UNESCO World Heritage site Don't miss seeing it. Summer time swimming and canoeing also!
The spectacular Pont du Gard is an ancient Roman aqueduct bridge built in the first century AD to carry water to the Roman colony of Nemausus. It crosses the Gardon River near the town of Vers-Pont-du-Gard. The Pont du Gard is the highest of all Roman aqueduct bridges, and one of the best preserved…
The famous World Heritage Site, the Pont du Gard, is about a 30 minute drive from the villa. Not only is the bridge itself stunning, but so is the underground museum and cinema at the Visitor Centre. You can also drive to Collias and hire a canoe then paddle down to the bridge, taking your packed…
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