Take a trip back to ancient history with a car rental in Nimes, France, a prominent city during the reign of Caesar Augustus, from 27 B.C.-14 A.D., with a strong Spanish heritage. Nimes is a sun-worshipers paradise, and not far from the mouth of the Rhône, Pyrenees mountains, and gorgeous flat beaches and lagoons.
One of the best things about France is their richness in cultural and historical heritages scattered around the whole country. Nimes, for instance, covers many of these ancestral structures and monuments. For more than centuries of history and tradition, Nimes proudly caters the historians and enthusiasts who are eager to experience a flashback of the ancient Roman Empire buildings and ruins. Since Nimes is at the boundary between France and Spain, you will have the luxury of experiencing both French and Spanish legacy.
The grandest attraction found in Nimes is the Ancient Roman Amphitheatre called Arènes. It is an enormous open arena that was built in the 1st Century AD during the reign of the Roman Empire. Today, it holds concerts and famous festivals all year round. Aside from that, the Jardins de la Fontaine or Gardens of the Source is a famous garden of ancient spring that are decorated with ornamental vases and Baroque-trend statues and monuments. It is famous because its passage connects to the Temple of Diane's romantic ruins.
Nimes, France is also rich in music and arts. Drive through the Museum of Fine Arts and stumble across a neoclassical structure with a Henri Bouchard touch to its marvelous architecture.
What's good about Nimes is that almost all of the tourist attractions here are accessible by car. Renting a car is very convenient and it gives you're a lot of advantages; and if you're on a tight schedule, then it's all the more favorable.