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Jardins de la Fontaine, Nimes

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Must see · Garden · Nature / Park
One of the first public parks in Europe, Jardins de la Fontaine is filled with cedars, pines, chestnuts, and many species of Mediterranean plants--as well as remarkable sculpture and architecture. Look for the stone tower, a large fountain, and various carved staircases and walkways. Plan to visit Jardins de la Fontaine during your Nimes vacation using our convenient Nimes travel planning site.
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  • Beautiful stroll through the gardens towards the tower. You can go via steps or slopes, whatever you prefer. Perfect for a quiet walk. We came from the center and followed the water towards the...  more »
  • Well worth a gentle stroll through these gardens. Close to centre and other sights. A steep but pleasant climb to the Tour Magne.  more »
  • Beautiful park that has its roots in Roman times although much of it has been rebuilt since then. There are streams and statues. Access to an ancient Roman temple (Diana). For kids you can even do a pony ride at a reasonable cost. When in Nîmes this is a place you should visit. It is within walking distance of other major sites.
  • Popular central park with water, statuary and views. Worth the walk to the top to visit Magne Tower which you can climb for €6. At the lower end of the garden is the temple of Diana which is free. Only toilets are in cafe near the temple but cafe is excellent.

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