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Nice square

Large open square in the middle of the city. The place is lovely as there are many trees, 2 cafés... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicolas D
Lovely pedestrian space

This is a newly created pedestrian space. In the last two years a number of buildings werewere... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephen K
Winter Park, Florida
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“running water”(3 reviews)
“meeting point”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large open square in the middle of the city. The place is lovely as there are many trees, 2 cafés and a fountain with a statue in the middle. This is a good place to take a breath.

Thank Nicolas D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a newly created pedestrian space. In the last two years a number of buildings werewere cleared to create an open park space that extends all the way down to the end of the street. Definitely worth a visit, at night It is lit...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We strolled down the Esplanade to get from the train station to our hotel next to the Ampitheatre . Very pleasant with a long water rill. You the reach a fountain which epitomises Nimes.

Thank redscarfox
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Very pleasant avenue which I walked down from the station to my hotel. Water features lit up with coloured lights at night (saw them from my hotel window). The gardens are nice and I sat here quite a lot during the day. My first night...More

1  Thank BellaKent01
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Visited on a week day and the esplanade was very peaceful. Lovely and clean. A nice place to sit or stroll. Walk down the esplanade beside the water to the train station. Perfect.

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This a lovely square that Borders the Arena, and contains a series of nice water features, the towns tourist information office is in one corner and road leading down to the railway station adjacent to it.

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 29 April 2018

A straight walk from the train station will take you here. Enjoy the beautiful fountain, walk around, sit and watch people go by. Clean, well-maintained and good photo opportunity.

Thank 314peter
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We walked past this fountain everyday on our stay, and can't remember a time my girlfriend didn't stop to take a picture! It's in a park area, right next to some little kiosks for drinks, and also next to the tourist information, so i'd recommend...More

Thank Yoraffe
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Well kept area with no trash and beautiful area to sit and chat with friends while the kids ran around

Thank ErinLeN
Reviewed 13 December 2017

With a beautiful fountain as its centerpiece, (and clean, free toilets nearby) Esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle is a picturesque area. Walk through or sit on a bench.

Thank Fran727
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