april, 2021

30aprAll Day02mayGreat Roman Games, NîmesCountry:FranceLocation:Nimes

Event Details

The Great Roman Games is an event which is held annually in the city of Nîmes, France. The Roman Empire extended all the way to France and included the city of Nîmes. Nîmes is a well-preserved example of a Roman Empire city and therefore a good backdrop for the Great Roman Games.

From all around Europe people will visit the city of Nîmes to re-enact ancient Roman times. Most of the games are held around the historical amphitheater, which is a remarkable example of Roman architecture. Inside the theater, you can see a spectacle of carriage races, gladiator fights, and great battles. It is a truly magnificent sight to see the more than 500 reenactors run around the amphitheater.

The Great Roman Games extend far outside the amphitheater walls. You can visit an ancient Roman fashion show or learn how to use ancient weaponry. While you are in Nîmes make sure to visit the museum ‘La Romanite’ about the Roman Empire.

You can book the tickets to see the games inside the amphitheater online. Be quick to make sure you’re able to visit them on one of the three days of the event.

Read more about this Roman spectacle in Nimes. Or, read our blog about other festivals in France you can visit. Here are the Best Times to Visit France.

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Time

April 30 (Friday) - May 2 (Sunday)

Location

Amphitheatre of Nîmes

1 Boulevard de la Libération, 30000 Nîmes, France

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