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  • 10 out of 10

    The service is good and quick. They had no diesel cars left, but we could choose from several gasoline cars. The only minus - too many scratches on all doors, roof ...

    2013-11-26
    Andrey
  • 10 out of 10

    It was a little unclear at first after coming through passport control in the arrival hall, but found the rental place very quickly, bus service ok. Service was excellent, very friendly person, taking the time to explain the contract. I knew about the full tank of petrol, which I don't like, but have to accept. Also the insurance was explained. The car hire was very cheap so I wasn't expecting too much, the car had a few marks on it, but was in perfect working order. Tires could do with a renewal soon. The car was clean, radio working,so all in all I was happy.

    2013-11-26
    Marijke Phillips
  • 10 out of 10

    Very good service.

    2013-11-27
    Frank Hemsworth
  • 10 out of 10

    Yes everything was good

    2013-11-27
    Susan O

A Quick Guide to... Nimes

Nimes is a city located in the Gard department of the Languedoc-Roussilon region of southern France. The city is the capital of the department and has a population of over 150,000. The language spoken in Nimes is French and the currency is the Euro.

Nimes is steeped in Roman history and you can still see many remains from their time as rulers of Nimes. The biggest and most striking of these is the amphitheatre, which is the best preserved Roman arena in the whole country. Built in the 1st or 2nd century AD it’s still used today for bull fighting and for concert performances.

Other than this you can also find the Maison Carree, which is a small Roman temple dedicated to the sons of Agrippa. This was built in 19 BC and is again one of the best preserved Roman temples in the whole world. Also nearby is the Pont du Gard, a aqueduct that was used to carry water across the valleys.

The city also boasts a couple of sporting attractions; with Ligue 2 football team Nimes Olympique representing the city. In rugby union the local team is RC Nimes, who play in the Federale 1 national competition.

The weather in Nimes is typical for the south of France, with dry, hot summers and mild winters. Temperatures reach a high of around 32C in the summer months, with an average of around 27C. It’s also quite humid during these months, due to the winds that come off the nearby Mediterranean Sea. In the winter the climate is more mild, with temperatures going down to around 13C on average.

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