Aux Plaisirs des Halles
Constructed in gleaming limestone around AD 5, this temple was built to honour Emperor Augustus’ two adopted sons. Despite the name, the...
The striking, glass-and-steel Carré d’Art was designed by British architect Sir Norman Foster. Inside is the municipal library and the...
Musée du Vieux Nîmes
Inside Nîmes’ 17th-century episcopal palace, the town museum delves into the history of Nîmes from Roman times through to the modern...
Théâtre de Nîmes
Renowned venue for drama and music.
With over 100 stalls in 3500 sq metres, Nîmes’ covered market is the best place for supplies. Look out for local specialities including...
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Aux Plaisirs des Halles information
Market-fresh dining is the order of the day here (red-mullet salad, beef with Jerusalem artichoke purée and grapefruit and red-pepper jus ), served with an excellent choice of Languedoc wines. The mains (€20 to €33) are quite expensive, so consider swinging by for the good-value lunch menu or tapas (€7 to €10). It's just along from the covered market.