Jardins de la Fontaine, Nimes

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One of the first public parks in Europe, Jardins de la Fontaine is filled with cedars, pines, chestnuts, and many species of Mediterranean plants--as well as remarkable sculpture and architecture. Look for the stone tower, a large fountain, and various carved staircases and walkways. Plan to visit Jardins de la Fontaine during your Nimes vacation using our convenient Nimes travel planning site .
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  • very nice gardens interspersed with fountains and waterways. probably gets busy mid season but there are plenty of shaded areas to get out of the mid day sun. For those who climb to the top of the gar...  more »
  • In training just next door. Wonderful view. Very clean well maintained. Nice to stay for lunch.
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  • Walk around the fountain gardens, is like visiting an open-air museum. You admire the architecture of the gardens with its many statues and you take a good breath of air. The bravest will climb at the top of the gardens to reach the Tour Magne.
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  • Best green place in Nîmes with mix of wildness, historical, antique. Powerful place. You can chill or climb up. Very good for dogs or jogging. Temple, ruins, fountains, canal...amazing.
  • Maybe it was becase of the gloomy weather but this place seemed creepy. The statues were so badly attaked by damn pigeons! The surrounding nature is lovely though.
  • Best park in the area. Many things to see and do, great for kids and large. Different gardens, ruins, playgrounds, grass fields, merry-go-round, plateaus, swans/ducks/fish, a bar...
  • This garden is good for jogging. Ans it is also very tranquil for rest. On top of the garden there is a roman historic site, La tour magne, Magne Tower. Admission fee for the tower is 3.5 euro per person and free for under 7 children.
  • Beautiful park dating back to before the romans, water source. Great place to walk dog or hang out

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