The Amazing Medieval French Town Of Aigues-Mortes… And The Stunning 2,000 Years Old Pont Du Gard; Tata & Lloyd; Hand Luggage Only


France – Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)

On our very first visit to Nimes, there was one place I’d really wanted to see but considering how you’d need to have a car (or go on a bus journey which was rumoured to be over 1 hour long) and we’d showed up with no plans on getting a car, I’d just decided that this was one sight we would have to skip.

To be fair, there’s a lot to keep you occupied in Nimes anyway, so this sight was ‘surplus to requirements’ so to speak.

The sight in question was the Pont du Gard – an ancient Roman viaduct, a UNESCO World Heritage Sites and, according to Wikipedia, the highest elevated Roman Aqueduct in the world.

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