The city of le Grau du Roi was established in the beginning of the thirteenth century on both sides of a grau, a point where waters communicate; in this case the étang du Médard and the Mediterranean. The historic center, built around the canal joining Aigues-Mortes with the sea, has kept its original style. The northwest shore (usually referred to as rive droite, meaning “right bank”) hosts read more
Montpellier is one of the largest cities of the French Mediterranean coast and offers to locals and tourists plenty of cultural sights, a busy night-life and of course a large choice of nice restaurants.
I will invite you to join me for a culinary travel in the narrow streets and beautiful squares of the center. read more
Sommières is a small town situated between Nîmes and Montpellier in the Vaunage well-known for its medieval centre, its castle and its bridge. The Roman Bridge over the Vidourle, originally consisting of 20 arches and a length of 200 metres, was built in the first century by the Emperor Tiberius to join Nîmes and Toulouse. After the Pont du Gard, it is one of the most impressive read more
Owing to its strategic position, the commune of Anduze has been inhabited since a very long time. A Gallic Oppidum and a Roman Castrum were both built at the top of Saint-Julien’s rock, attesting the human occupancy of the region. In the 16th century, the city counted more than 7,000 inhabitants! Today Anduze is highly touristic and it is well known for read more
Nîmes is my heart’s city. I have spent there all my adolescence and I would like to let you discover the town through my grown-up eyes. So let’s make a tour!
We will begin at the train station, because maybe you don’t have a car… The Nîmes train station is the terminus of the high-speed line coming from Paris. This is why the connection between Nîmes and Montpellier is so long by train even if you stay in the same TGV!
To leave the train station with direction city center, go up the Avenue Feuchère. You will find plenty of bus stops there but, as Nîmes is not too expanded, you can easily walk around. You are now arriving at the Charles de Gaulle Esplanade recently renovated and read more