The city of Nimes is situated in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of the South of France. This beautiful city has a lot to offer visitors. If you are golfing enthusiast then you can enjoy golfing in Nimes at one of the most beautiful golf courses in Europe.
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Attractions in Nimes
Nimes is a popular tourist destination with many attractions that have significant historical importance. For example, the huge Roman Amphitheatre known as Les Arenes is a remarkably preserved Roman arena that was built in 100AD. It is beautifully illuminated at night. Maison Carré is an ancient Roman temple that is also very well preserved and well worth visiting. It was built in 16BC and is incredibly beautiful. The city also has many fascinating museums where visitors can discover more about the history of Nimes and its incredible architecture.
Nightlife in Nimes
The city has plenty of excellent restaurants, bars and cultural shows to enjoy. When eating out it is well worth trying the local speciality known as brandade, which is chopped cod and mashed potatoes, milk, garlic and olive oil. It is extremely delicious. There also very fine wines available from this region of France to try. The city also has cultural performances such as classical music recitals, opera, ballet and much more.
Golfing in NimesThe Nîmes Vacquerolles golf course is one of the best golf course in France. It is situated eight kilometres from the city of Nimes. The course is set in a lush valley amidst beautiful rolling hills with spectacular views. This 18 hole course is suitable for novices as well as more experienced golfing enthusiasts.
Accommodation in Nimes
Nimes has no shortage of excellent hotels. These includes Côté Patio, which is a charming and colourful hotel that is just a short walk from the city’s main attractions. The Marquis de la Baume hotel is right in the centre of Nimes. This beautiful 17th century building has clean contemporary style rooms with TV and wifi access. The César hotel lies in the heart of the city, just a short walk away fro the train station. This beautiful building offers extremely comfortable rooms at an affordable price. So if you are thinking of booking a fantastic golfing holiday, why not consider the beautiful city of Nimes and experience the famous Nîmes Vacquerolles golf course that is set in the spectacular countryside of Southern France?