Pont du Gard and Rhône line Nîmes – Pont St Esprit

Pont du Gard © Site du Pont du Gard / A.Rodriguez

A journey between Occitanie and Provence 

From the Roman city of Nîmes, your train will head to Provence before returning to Occitanie to show you the famous Pont du Gard …

... a wonder of Antique engineering, a grandiose structure built in the 1st century AD and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

As well as the Pont du Gard, you'll see another of France's most famous bridges: the Pont d'Avignon, because ... 

 ... on this line, your train takes a detour to the banks of the Rhône and travels through a lovely area of vineyards. 

Between the Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur and Occitanie regions, your heart will beat to the rhythm of the train.

The Pont du Gard and Rhône line

Nîmes – Pont-Saint-Esprit

  • Journey with stopovers: Up to 6 days.
  • Non-stop journey: 1 hour 16 min.
  • On-board service: bicycles allowed.
  • Best seats: On the right, forward-facing.
  • Why choose to journey by train: -86% CO2 emissions. 

Tips for travellers  

In Nîmes: Take a seat on one of the terraces facing the Nîmes arena to take in the unique character of this witness to ancient Rome.

Stopover in

In Villeneuve-les-Avignon: In this village facing Avignon, on the other side of the River Rhône, visit Saint-André abbey and its magnificent gardens. 

Stopover in

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Occitanie Rail Tour lines with connection to the Gard and Rhône line

From Nîmes :


Bus routes with connection to the Pont du Gard and Rhône line

In Nîmes

  • liO bus lines to the Pont du Gard, Le Vigan, Uzès, Sommières, La Grande Motte.

In Pont-Saint-Esprit

  • liO bus line to the Pont du Gard.

Practical information