For a weekend, the city of Nîmes takes you back to the roman age with the “Grand Jeux Romains”. Parade of troops, imperial cult ceremony, themed visits, documentary screenings, demonstrations, exhibitions and conferences are held in different venues throughout the city.
The highlight is the show taking place each afternoon in the arena, one of the nicest in Europe. Having the Spartacus as its theme, it features a reenactment of his story as well as military exercises, horse races and gladiator fights. In addition, several workshops introduce kids to Roman mythology, Roman board games and archeology.
Opening of the Arena from 10am. to 6pm.
Show at 3.30pm on Saturday and Sunday, at 2.30pm on Monday
Admission to the circus games : from €15 to €49 for adults, from €5 to €29 for kids under 12s.
Information : 0466218256
April 28, 2018 - April 30, 2018