Pont du Gard


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Pont du Gard

The Pont du Gard is a remarkable ancient Roman aqueduct bridge located near the town of Vers-Pont-du-Gard, less than 40 min from Avignon. It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most visited attractions in the country. The bridge is renowned for its impressive engineering, stunning beauty, and historical significance, serving as a testament to the advanced engineering and architectural capabilities of the Roman Empire.

Do & See

From exploring its stunning lavender fields to skiing in the French Alps to wandering through its picturesque hilltop towns to rubbing elbows with the rich and famous in the French Riviera, there's definitely something for everyone in Provence. The Mediterranean climate is ideal for growing grapes, and wine enthusiasts will be delighted by the region's vineyards, which produce some of the finest wines in France. Visitors can also explore the region's ancient olive groves, learn about the history and production of olive oil, and even participate in tastings to discover the diverse flavours of this culinary treasure. The Côte d'Azur's beautiful coastline is another major draw, with glamorous cities such as Nice and Saint-Tropez offering sun, sea, and sand in abundance. Culture vultures will love exploring the region's historic landmarks and fascinating museums, such as Cézanne's Studio and the Vincent van Gogh Foundation.