Musée d'Art Contemporain
Within the Carré d'Art, the museum houses both permanent and rotating exhibitions of modern art. It merits a visit in its own right and...
The striking glass-and-steel building facing the Maison Carrée was designed by British architect Sir Norman Foster. Inside is the...
Constructed in gleaming limestone around AD 5, this temple was built to honour Emperor Augustus’ two adopted sons. Despite the name, the...
Le Ciel de Nîmes
Beneath a metallic-covered terrace, this chic rooftop hang-out at the Carrée d’Art is favoured by fashionable Nîmois. Reasons for making...
A fine-dining French bistro tucked away in the corner of place d’Assas, with an open-plan kitchen and a cute interior courtyard. There’s...
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Carré d’Art information
Open since 1989, this gastronomic heavy-hitter is still one of Nîmes’ top fine-dining addresses. The setting is elegant, in a 19th-century townhouse decked out with abstract art and a gorgeous shaded courtyard, and the food gives traditional French a modern spin: mackerel escabèche, or Provençal sea bass with aubergine caviar.