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Le Pont du Gard

Historic site and monument, Engineering structure, Aquaduct, Bridge, UNESCO World Heritage, Ancient in Vers-Pont-du-Gard
  • The Pont du Gard, one of the wonders of Antiquity, is the finest remaining example of an ancient aqueduct and was built almost 2000 years ago by the Romans. This architectural gem, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is set in a beautiful, unspoilt, natural setting.

  • The Pont du Gard is the most prestigious remains of the aqueduct built by the Romans around 2,000 years ago. Its size, its condition, and its magnificent arches make this the highest ancient bridge in the world. This architectural gem of UNESCO World Heritage stands in an unspoilt natural setting covering 165 hectares.

    In the heart of the Avignon-Marseille-Montpellier triangle, the Pont du Gard is one of the wonders of Antiquity. It is the most spectacular section of a 50 km aqueduct...
    The Pont du Gard is the most prestigious remains of the aqueduct built by the Romans around 2,000 years ago. Its size, its condition, and its magnificent arches make this the highest ancient bridge in the world. This architectural gem of UNESCO World Heritage stands in an unspoilt natural setting covering 165 hectares.

    In the heart of the Avignon-Marseille-Montpellier triangle, the Pont du Gard is one of the wonders of Antiquity. It is the most spectacular section of a 50 km aqueduct that once carried water from Uzès to Nîmes.

    For a better understanding of its history, you can complete your visit with a guided tour at one of the educational sites (museum, children’s museum, cinema, Mémoires de Garrigue trail, etc.).
    Accessibility for handicapped persons: The pathway, the buildings and the activities are totally handicap-accessible. For comfort, wheelchairs are available at the entrance to the site.
  • Deals
    Reduced rate cultural entry (5 € instead of 6.5 €) from May 10. Payment for parking per day of €9/vehicle on site.
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • German
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Italian
  • Documentation
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Activities
    • Activity
    • Children's entertainment
    • Entertainment evenings
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Archeological digs
    • Discovery
    • History
  • Equipment
    • Lift
    • Bicycle parking
    • Bar
    • Play area
    • Picnic area
    • Restaurant
    • Air conditioning
    • Entertainments room
    • Car park
    • Pay car park
    • Coach parking
    • Meeting room
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • To be kept on a lead. Pets are not allowed in the museographic areas or on guided tours.
    • Educational visits
    • Shop
    • Wi-fi
    • Guided tours
    • Restaurant on site
    • Free choice of caterer
    • Concert/events
    • Convention
    • Family Reception/drinks reception
    • Exhibition/trade fair
    • Seminar/meeting
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
Openings
  • All year
  • Monday
    8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Tuesday
    8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Wednesday
    8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Thursday
    8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Friday
    8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Saturday
    8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Sunday
    8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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