History and sites

Water and stone are closely bonded here: the spring named after the god Nemausus resulted in the founding of the town, the Nîmes aqueduct and the Pont du Gard and the prosperous textile industry that gave in many fine buildings. Today, numerous fountains are features of the squares.

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History and sites

26 centuries of history

Nîmes has kept numerous of traces of its past—covering both the fine and dark moments. Proud of its roots, it is always ready to go ahead and build its future.

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Sites to visit

All the key heritage sites and places in Nîmes are grouped in the city centre. With its museums, monuments, gardens and private mansions, Nîmes is perfect for the visitor on foot.

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The history of textile industry

The textile industry is closely linked to the history of Nîmes. Century after century, wool, cotton and then silk resulted in prosperity, growth and celebrity throughout Europe for Nîmes. Did you know that denim for jeans came from Nîmes?

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