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Pont du Gard

La Begude | 400 route du Pont du Gard, 30210 Vers-Pont-du-Gard Vers-Pont-du-Gard, France
+33 4 66 37 50 99
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Bridges, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This ancient Roman aqueduct still stands over the Gard River, as it has for over 2,000 years.
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washington, dc
13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

The parking fee is essentially your entrance fee. Having seen Pont du Gard many years ago when there were no venues for food, drinks, tee shirts and other trinkets, I was amazed and disappointed to see the change. If you want to walk across the top of the Pont, I believe you must arrange ahead--not sure if there is a... More

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Pons, France
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Spent a fantastic half day here, sun was shining and the aqueduct magnificent. Car park slightly pricey but c'est la vie. TIP: when you reach the other side of the bridge turn right uphill - leads to a great panorama.

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San Jose, California
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195 reviews 195 reviews
30 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I wasn't sure that this would be worth the trip after we've recently traveled to Italy (Rome, Pompeii, Herculaneum), Athens, and Istanbul and seen many Roman artifacts and ruins. Added to that, rainy weather and some of the negative reviews made me even more skeptical. I'm very glad that we took the time to visit today. The aqueduct/bridge itself is... More

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madison, wi
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31 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I don't understand the complaints about the price - it does cost 18E to get in but it is not to just park your car (and that price includes up to 5 people) - you also get access to the site where there are walking trails (that provide great views of the bridge with reflections in the river) and you... More

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Perth, Australia
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Give yourself lots of time to visit the wonderful treasure. Visually pleasing in itself, the setting on the river provides ample places to sit and relax, take a long or short walk around/up/down or over the river or have a picnic and a swim. There are a number of food outlets on both sides of the river, or simply stop... More

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Cork, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Quite inspiring to think what was achievable back then. Really impressive and on a much grander scale than I expected

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

This was one of the few "must see" sites on my recent visit to southern France. It is well organized, easy to find, has good visitor facilities (including a film), and can be experienced by everyone. From the entrance to the middle of the lowest level of this amazing aqueduct, there were no steps. Unlike many famous sites which cannot... More

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Lancaster, VA
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

My first view of the aqueduct blew me away. It's much bigger than I expected and more complete. Get up close to view the wonders of Roman engineering. Get distance for a powerful view spanning the river. Great photos as the sun sets late in the day. Absolutely worth a visit.

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Tustin, California
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15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I was here over 10 years ago and at that time I was amazed but didn't get the fullimpact of this place. This time We ate at the restaurant which was wonderfuland took the tour being able to walk through the top part of the aquaduct and go through the museum. All well worth the enhanced experience

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

It was an amazing Unesco site. Everything was clean and they obviously make sure to respect the site. The museum was not what I expected, I did think it would be bigger but it did have lots of information. I would recommend either bringing your own snack or eating after as the food wasn't that great that they had to... More

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