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The Pont du Gard is one of the wonders of Antiquity, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.


It is the grandest part of an aqueduct which led, over 50 km, the waters of Uzès to Nîmes.
If Rome counted 1000 baths at the height of its glory, we understand that the Romans having set their sights on Nîmes, could not be satisfied with the source La Fontaine.
To find the 20,000 m3 needed each day in the capital of the Augustan colony, they went, in the middle of the 1st century, to the source of the Eure, near Uzès.
Through scrubland and ditches, it took ancient engineers to build a succession of bridges and tunnels to reach Nîmes.

The resulting Aqueduct runs for 50 kilometers with a total drop of only 17 meters !!
The feat says a lot about the quality of the builders, as does the most famous of the works on the route, the Pont du Gard and its 49 arches.
Classified as World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, it is a book of records in itself.
At its summit 275 meters long, 49 high, blocks some of which exceed 2m3 and in total probably more than 50,000 tonnes of stones, it was designed to successfully resist the wild floods of the Gardon.
Today, the harmoniously landscaped site with museum, exhibitions, films, children's area and media library, holds hands down the promise of an unforgettable visit.

Guided tours :
In addition to the day pass or as a single product, it is possible to take a guided tour of the Bridge for a privileged discovery of the Roman canal.
During the visit, the group is guided to the last level of the monument, in the pipe where the water circulated during the operation of the aqueduct.
Several formulas: From the visit intended for the general public, canalization and Bridge (1h30) to those intended for groups, Bridge and museum (1h30) or to the remains of the aqueduct (2h), several formulas are offered to you.
Guided tours by reservation from 20 people.

Audio guides:They allow visitors to make an original, completely independent visit to the Pont du Gard and its immediate surroundings. Available in French and English (duration 1h30).

USEFUL INFORMATION :

An accessible pricing policy:
Today, the harmoniously landscaped site with museum, exhibitions, films and outdoor natural spaces, holds hands down the promise of an unforgettable visit.
An accessible cultural pricing policy, with an entry ticket including all of the spaces on the site and all services, including parking.
Youth are at the heart of the site's cultural policy, those under 18 are the site's guests (free entry).

The Pont du Gard site is open all year round.
Discovery areas and shops.

Site opening hours:
- from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. from January to March
- from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. from April to May
- from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. in June
- from 9:00 to 24:00 in July and August
- from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. in September
- from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. from October to December

Opening hours of the Museum spaces:
Open at 9:00 a.m. all year round
The museum opens every Monday at 12 p.m. and the temporary exhibition at 2 p.m.

Hours and closings according to the seasons:
December 25 and January 1
from 06 to 17 January 2020 inclusive, excluding temporary exhibition
- from November to January: 5 p.m.
- February: 5.30 p.m.
- March: 6:00 p.m.
- from April to June: 7:00 p.m.
- July and August: 8:00 p.m.
- September: 7:00 p.m.
- October: 6:00 p.m.

Closing of the ticket office 30 minutes before the closing of the spaces.

For your comfort, we advise you to arrive no later than 50 minutes before the closing of the spaces.

Car park: * Closure of the left bank car park at 7:30 p.m. in July and August
The right bank and left bank car parks are monitored and included in the site entrance ticket. They are exclusively reserved for the clientele of the site.
Restoration.
The left bank café is open all year round. Easter terraces at the end of September. The terrace of the old mill (fast food), in summer.
Bistro on the right bank from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in summer.

PRICES

Tarif soirée, réduit (juillet - Août)
3 €
Tarif soirée (Juillet - Août) Adulte
5 €
Tarif réduit (étudiants, demandeurs d'emploi, bénéficiaires du RSA, visiteurs en situation de handicap, familles nombreuses)
7 €
Tarif prévente sur le site internet
9 €
Entrée adulte
9.50 €
Carte abonnement mensuel
15 €
Carte abonnement ambassadeur
40 €
Gratuit pour les moins de 18 ans
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400 route du Pont du Gard
La Bégude
30210 VERS PONT DU GARD

Tel : +33 (0)4 66 37 50 99

Fax : +33 (0)4 66 37 51 50

E-mail : reservation@pontdugard.fr

Website : www.pontdugard.fr

OPEN

From 02  janvier 2020 to 24  décembre 2020

EQUIPMENTS - SERVICES

COMFORT

Toilettes pour handicapé

Wifi

PAYMENT MEANS

Holiday cheques (french holiday vouchers)

Cash

Meal vouchers

Bank card

RECEPTION

Accès Handicapés

Animaux acceptés

Groupes acceptés

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